Preconception Care Crucial To Improving Maternal and Infant Health

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Healthy Pregnancy and Preconception

Continued improvements in the infant and maternal mortality rates will depend on interventions before a woman becomes pregnant, according to officials from the March of Dimes, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other experts.

Since nearly half of all pregnancies are unintended, the preconception period