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preconception

(prē″kŏn-sep′shŏn)
1. Occurring before fertilization of an ovum, as in genetic counseling.
2. An idea or a belief held before analysis or investigation.
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The percentages of women remaining in the same tertile for preconception and prenatal PCB concentrations were highest for antiestrogenic PCBs (58%), followed by other (47%), total (44%), and estrogenic (37%) PCBs.
Patients submitted blood samples at preconception, during each trimester of pregnancy at routine follow-up visits (12, 24, and 36 weeks), and then at a 4-week postpartum checkup.
Compared with women whose pregnancy was intended, women with an unintended pregnancy had a significantly higher prevalence of reported binge drinking during the preconception period (16% vs.
The ideal preconception diet is also ideal for anyone seeking optimal health.
In fact, families who achieve their desired boy after preconception sex selection will not have to go on reproducing, and so obtain more unwanted children of the undesired sex.
It concluded that preconception methods of sex selection could be ethically used for creating gender variety in a family, at least when certain other conditions were met, including establishment of the safety of preconception methods.
a pre- and post-natal specialist, the co-founder of Life Tech and lead inventor of Fertili-T preconception formula, about these clinically-proven holistic approaches to preparing the body for conception and pregnancy.
INTERNATIONAL netball descends on Liverpool next year and England co-captain Karen Atkinson is determined to break preconceptions and end unwanted records.
To the best of our knowledge, no studies have investigated the effect of tHcy measured longitudinally at preconception and during each trimester of pregnancy on outcome.
If the findings translate to humans, those prenatal consultations should become preconception visits, says study coauthor Kelle H.
Life Tech, a developer of scientifically-backed nutritional preconception supplements, announced today the availability of its all-natural over-the-counter program, Fertili-T([TM]), for men and women.
Women with genetic conditions, and those at risk for genetic conditions, should have a preconception evaluation with a multidisciplinary team of caregivers that includes a genetic specialist, an obstetrician, and a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, according to the new recommendations.