Initial discussion response should be in the range of 300 words. This is not the only criteria utilized for evaluation; substantive content is imperative. All questions in the topic must be addressed. Please proofread your response carefully for grammar and spelling. All responses need to be supported by a minimum of 2 scholarly resource. Journals and websites must be cited appropriately. Citation and reference must adhere to APA format (6th Ed.).
Access a nationally recognized professional practice resource such as AAP, AAFP, AWHONN, March of Dimes, CDC, etc. Review guidelines for pre and interconception care. What information did you find that influenced your awareness of preconception counseling? What information will you utilize when you provide care for a woman who is planning a pregnancy? Remember to cite your source using APA format.