Pre-Conception Care with Clients Who Desire to Conceive

Pre-conception care discussion topics for clients who desire to conceive include:

  • Pregnancy planning and appropriate contraception
  • Folic acid supplementation
  • Good diet, risk assessment and management of pre existing conditions and risk factors
  • Benefits of preconception care (e.g., prevention of unintended pregnancies, good maternal and foetal
    outcomes)
  • Screening for hereditary diseases e.g. sickle cell disease
  • Screening for STI including HIV and hepatitis