Preconception Care

Preconception Care Treatment in Jaipur

Why invest in preconception care?

Preconception care has positive effect on range of health outcomes like:

  • Prevent complication during pregnancy and delivery.
  • Reduce maternal and child mortality.
  • Prevent stillbirth, preterm birth, low birth weight.
  • Prevent birth defects.
  • Prevent neonatal infections and vertical transmission of HIV/ STIs.
  • Lower the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular risk in later in life.
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Checklist of preconception care


  • Cessation of smoking, alcohol use and other drug use.
  • Folic acid supplement, daily a standard dose.


  • Healthy body weight and diet
  • Sexually transmitted infections including HIV
  • Family planning and pregnancy spacing
  • Importance of or oral health
  • Genetic disorders (cystic fibrosis, sickle cell genotype, thalassaemia)
  • Environmental and occupational exposure
  • Increase risk of hepatitis C in those with tattoo or body piercings.


  • Physical assessment (physical examination, medical & family history)
  • Psychosocial screening for patient readiness
  • Immunization record including rubella, hepatitis B, Varicella, tetanus, swine flu.
  • Carrier screening (racial/ ethnic/familial)
  • Complications of past pregnancy (gestational diabetes, preeclampsia/eclampsia, Rh incompatibility, postpartum hemorrhage, thrombotic event.