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Definition of Pregnancy planning

Pregnancy planning: Pregnancy planning addresses issues like nutrition, vitamins, body weight, exercise, potentially harmful medications and illnesses, immunizations, and genetic counseling that may impact a woman's ability to carry a child to term. A woman who plans to become pregnant should make lifestyle choices for optimal health in advance of the planned conception. See also birth control, family planning.


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