Pre-Conception Counseling

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Thinking about having a baby? UW Health certified nurse-midwife services include pre-conception counseling.
We are interested in meeting with you to discuss how to prepare for pregnancy. This planning includes promoting a healthy lifestyle through nutrition and exercise. We will discuss fertility awareness and increased readiness for pregnancy. A thorough evaluation of your current medical conditions and medications will be done as well as discussing the avoidance of certain risks.
Appropriate pre-pregnancy supplements and vaccines will be discussed. We will also discuss your previous pregnancies and births as well as options for pregnancy and birth. We are interested in helping you optimize your health to have a great pregnancy and a healthy baby.