Preconception Care

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    Taxonomy Code: LJ-5000.6570

    Programs that provide comprehensive health care services including a risk assessment, health promotion and counseling to maximize the health of women of childbearing age before they become pregnant. The objective of preconception care is to eliminate (or at least reduce the incidence of) infertility, recurrent spontaneous abortions, premature births, perinatal death, low birth weight and birth defects by identifying and reducing a woman's reproductive risks which may include HIV infection, hepatitis B, rubella, toxoplasmosis, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, use of some types of medication, electromagnetic radiation, nutritional/weight status, lifestyle risks such as smoking, alcohol use or substance abuse and adverse genetic factors. Preconception care is particularly important for women with chronic health conditions such as diabetes or disabilities.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Reproductive Health Care Services (Greeley) - Weld County Department of Public Health & EnvironmentProvides the following reproductive health care services for men, women and teens in Weld County: - Reproductive health education - Preconception counseling - Well-woman exams with pap tests and breast exams (walk in service) - Pregnancy tests (walk in service) and pregnancy prevention services - Birth control (walk in service) - STD testing (walk in service) and treatment Weld CountyWeld County Department of Public Health & EnvironmentWeld County Department of Public Health & Environment
    Reproductive Health Care Services (Longmont) - Weld County Department of Public Health & EnvironmentProvides the following reproductive health care services for men, women and teens in Weld County: - Reproductive health education - Preconception counseling - Well-woman exams with pap tests and breast exams - Pregnancy tests and pregnancy prevention services - Birth control - STD testing and treatment Weld CountyWeld County Department of Public Health & EnvironmentWeld County Department of Public Health & Environment

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