prepregnancy evaluation

prepregnancy evaluation

(pre?preg'nan-se) [ pre- + pregnancy]
A health care assessment of a woman who is contemplating pregnancy to determine her risks for complications and/or to optimize her health status. It is recommended for women with diseases such as diabetes mellitus, cardiac arrhythmias or murmurs, malnutrition, chronic infectious diseases, and autoimmune disorders. Synonym: prepregnancy counseling
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But it's critical that they have a thorough prepregnancy evaluation, Dr.