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A preconception counseling session allows us time to:
A preconception visit is a great first step to a conscious conception and a healthy pregnancy.
"If a doula were a drug,
it would be unethical not to use it."
~John H. Kennell, MD
It is a big decision to start planning for a pregnancy, and more research comes out every day proving that the health and wellbeing of the mother before conception has a direct effect on the health of your future baby. Many women do not realize they are pregnant until well after the critical period of fetal development in the first trimester. Preconception care allows us time to address and change any necessary issues, reducing the risk to mothers and babies. A leisurely hour long office visit with time to discuss how to optimize your health and lifestyle before conception is the best time to meet your midwife.
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