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Judith E. Brown
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Judith E. Brown
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The CDC recommends that preconceptional health programs include education about weight, iron, and folate status; assessment of alcohol use; and services related to the management of disorders such as diabetes and celiac disease.

______ True    ______ False

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To examine: Whether the statement “The CDC recommends that preconceptional health programs include education about weight, iron, and folate status; assessment of alcohol use; and services related to the management of disorders such as diabetes and celiac disease” is true or false.

Introduction: The role of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) preconceptional health programs is to tackle health problems in individuals before conception. Women who enter pregnancy with good nutritional and health status are found to have fewer complications during pregnancy in contrast to those who are unhealthy and have nutrient deficiencies.

Explanation

Preconceptional health programs focus on improving the health status of individuals before conception with an aim to improve the pregnancy outcome. Therefore, factors such as overweight or obesity, low iron and folate status, alcohol use, and certain chronic conditions like diabetes and celiac disease that can have ...

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