Preconception Health

Show Your LoveShow Your Love is a national campaign designed to promote the health of women and babies by increasing preconception health awareness. Women can set goals, make a Health Plan using a Checklist of Healthy Habits. Are you planning to get pregnant?

Yes.

Use this checklist to adopt healthy habits.

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No or Not yet.

Find out how to stay healthy.

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For more information, visit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Show Your Love Campaign at www.cdc.gov/preconception/index.html

 

What is preconception health? Preconception health is a woman's health before she becomes pregnant. (CDC)

What is preconception health care? Preconception health care is care given to a woman before pregnancy to manage conditions and behaviors which could be a risk to her or her baby. (CDC)

Planning can help you make better choices that will benefit both you and your baby. Some women may not know they are pregnant until a month or two after they become pregnant.

Preconception health is important because it can influence pregnancy outcomes for a mother and her baby.
A few simple steps everyone can take to improve their health includes:


Visit our section on Preconception Health to learn why preconception health is important and how to prepare your body for a healthy pregancy.

IF YOU THINK YOU'’RE PREGNANT, SEE A DOCTOR AND START EARLY PRENATAL CARE.