Provider resources - before pregnancy

Resources and materials for your patients before pregnancy.

Preconception health is the health status of women, men and couples during preconception periods.

Preconception care for women can improve a woman’s health and the health of her future children.

Preconception care for men offers an opportunity for disease prevention and health promotion.

A Reproductive Life Plan is a set of personal goals about having (or not having) children, including action steps around how to achieve those goals. Colorado completed an evaluation of a tool developed to help women identify those goals.

The data briefs below discuss the health status of women in Colorado prior to pregnancy.

A variety of initiatives to address the health status of women and men before a pregnancy are occurring around the U.S. The reports below summarize information collected on some of those initiatives through interviews conducted with other states in 2011.

Preconception Health Training