Please consider the following resources to assist your practice in communicating preconception health messages to your patients/consumers.
Show Your Love is a national preconception consumer resource and social media campaign. Show Your Love is designed to improve the health of young adults by promoting preconception health and wellness. This evidence-based social marketing campaign is seeking to elevate preconception health to same level of awareness and significance as prenatal health.
The “Wellness Resources” section of this consumer preconception health resource has the top resources for young adults to utilize in their efforts towards healthier choices. There is also a “Well Visit 101” section that covers FAQs and information to navigate the well visit and insurance.
Understanding the well woman / preventative visits: Care Women Deserve is a campaign and resource to help women understand how to access health services at any stage of their life.
CDC Guidance on Zika Virus Preconception Counseling for Women and Men, found HERE.
The March of Dimes on preconception health. Click here to read.
Bright Futures for Women’s Health and Wellness project materials including guides for consumers and clinician toolkits can be accessed here. Materials are available on maternal wellness, physical activity and healthy eating, and emotional wellness, in English and Spanish.
Girlshealth.gov is a website for girls to get reliable and accurate information about health issues they will face as they become young women.
My Family Health Portrait is an online tool where patients can organize their family history in advance of a clinical visit or follow-up encounter.