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Preconception Care MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Preconception Care
Tree Number(s)
E02.760.775
N02.421.143.620.620
N02.421.585.775
N02.421.920.660
Unique ID
D016742
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016742
Annotation
may refer to prospective mother or father
Scope Note
An organized and comprehensive program of health care that identifies and reduces a woman's reproductive risks before conception through risk assessment, health promotion, and interventions. Preconception care programs may be designed to include the male partner in providing counseling and educational information in preparation for fatherhood, such as genetic counseling and testing, financial and family planning, etc. This concept is different from PRENATAL CARE, which occurs during pregnancy.
Previous Indexing
Pregnancy (1981-1991)
See Also
Prenatal Care
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/07
Revision Date
2015/06/29
Preconception Care Preferred
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