The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is at the forefront of the nation’s efforts to prevent and control chronic diseases so that all women can have a safe and healthy pregnancy.
Amy Ogle, M.S., R.D. discusses her research in preconception health. Amy’s book, Before Your Pregnancy: A 90-Day Guide for Couples on How to Prepare for a Healthy Conception (2nd Edition), combines exercise, nutrition and education in a complete preconception health guide that males, females and couples can utilize.
- Preconception Care in the news addressing health issues
- Paternal/Maternal risk before conception
- Weight vs. Health
- The body as a resource
Presentation slides: A Broader Look at Lifelong Preconception Care
Interested in a position in maternal and reproductive health? Every month, the Maternal Health Task Force rounds up job and internship postings from around the globe…read more
Air Date: Thursday, March 31, 2016
Most US cities have health inequity “hot spots” – neighborhoods and communities with especially poor health outcomes compared to the rest of the city. Scroll down for Q&A
Presentation Slides: The_Geography_of_Health