A Paradigm Shift in Preconception and Interconception Care
This ZERO TO THREE Journal Author Spotlight features Daniel J. Frayne, MD, who presents a framework of the "why, what, and how" of preconception healthcare.
Dr. Frayne provides foundational information about why preconception care is critical to improving birth outcomes, its comprehensive components, and current strategies of capturing the key element of pregnancy intention and risk reduction through opportunities at every encounter.
About Daniel Frayne, MD
Dr. Frayne is the Medical Director of MAHEC Family Health Centers; Co-Chair of the Clinical Working Group, National Preconception Health and Healthcare Initiative; Leadership Council Member of the FMEC-IMPLICIT Network; and Associate Professor, UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine.
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