Pre Conception Care
Pre Conception Care is being popularly accessible by couples nowadays, which refers to the calculation of risks involved before pregnancy, or which have high chances of being detected during the pregnancy period. Even though most of the pregnancies have higher successful results, people in the modern times gain complete surety and follow preventive measures that aid to a healthy baby and also sustain the health of the mother.
What is Pre Conception Care?
Pre Conception Care involves taking care of your health and optimizing your lifestyle habits to have a successful conception outcome. Relevant counselling is provided and modifications are made to reduce the chances of maternal mortality. Not only is your psychological and behavioral studied, but attempts are made to enhance your fitness and reduce your stress levels as well, which all sum up to be pre conception care.
What is the age group of this counselling?
Pre conception counseling is generally given to the couples who are trying to conceive or are planning to conceive in the near future. It depends on the planning and phasing according to the couple, which can be quite early in their phase of life or might be later. The reproductive age of women is between their menarche and menopause, which is around 12 to 49 years of age. But the highest chances of a successful pregnancy are in the age phase of mid 20s for women, due to higher fertility and a healthy body to proceed with the pregnancy.
What needs to be done before you conceive?
The counseling for Pre Conception Care provides social, psychological and medical tips and measures for successful pregnancies. To be elaborate, some of the examples of these measures are quite basic such as maintaining physical fitness and following a healthy diet, which is advised and prepared by the medical practitioner. Also, quitting on alcohol and smoking are one of the very important measures before you conceive. The couple is also checked for the nutrients their bodies need in order to have a completely healthy baby. The medical practitioner checks and prepares adequate nutrient pills or medicines to be taken in order to fulfill the criteria. Proper knowledge about conceiving is also provided to the couples to be thoroughly aware about the process. Another measure is to provide stress relief through various exercises and stress management programs. These are a few basic tips to be considered.
Why is it Important?
Pregnancy being a very crucial phase in a couple’s life, considering pre conception care before conceiving helps to increase the chances of a successful pregnancy. These tips and measures would not only benefit in gaining a higher success in pregnancy but also helps the couples individually.
One of the highly sought after gynecologists in Gurgaon is Dr. Meenakshi Sauhta, who has wide experience and expertise in High Risk Materno- Fetal Medicine and Gynecological Pathology for more than 20 years. She holds an accord with obstetrics patients, high risk, and minimally invasive gynecological procedures. She holds memberships in a number of acclaimed medicinal bodies, and thrives to widespread medicinal education nation-wide.