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Preconception Nutrition

Preconception Health and Health Care Initiative.

Use this clinical toolkit with women who desire pregnancy for assessing dietary adequacy and providing nutritional guidance.

DHHS, Center for Disease Control and Prevention 

Preconception health and health care focus on things you can do before and between pregnancies to increase the chances of having a healthy baby. 

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Use this fact sheet to help women of reproductive age understand the importance that calcium, supplements, essential fatty acids, folic acid, iodine and iron play in preconception.

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Understand why health status, weight status, and specific nutrients can impact health during pregnancy and affect pregnancy outcomes.

Guidance for Preconception Care for Specific High Risk Conditions

Preconception Health and Health Care Initiative.

Discusses the importance of and guidelines for effective preconception care for women with high risk conditions that include:

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