Medical Definition of Preconceptual counselling

  • Medical Author:
    Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

    Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Stöppler's educational background includes a BA with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia and an MD from the University of North Carolina. She completed residency training in Anatomic Pathology at Georgetown University followed by subspecialty fellowship training in molecular diagnostics and experimental pathology.

Preconceptual counselling: The interchange of information prior to pregnancy. Usually for pregnancy planning and care, but sometimes in the form of genetic counseling.

See also genetic counseling.

Reviewed on 9/7/2018

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