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Prenatal Care

  • By: Cathleen Clerkin
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Prenatal care is the medical care provided for women during pregnancy. Healthcare professionals such as doctors, nurse practitioners or midwifes may offer this care. Prenatal care also educates expectant mothers about healthy self-care practices and provides them with ...

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