Dec 17, 2019
Kristy Goodman is the Co-Founder and CEO of PreConception Inc., an online service that provides direct-to-consumer preconception testing. Kristy is a women’s health, physician assistant (PA) with an M.S. in PA Studies and an MPH in Health Education and Behavioral Science from Rutgers University. Kristy completed a postgraduate fellowship in Ob/Gyn and has worked in a variety of settings providing preconception and prenatal care, labor and delivery services, and infertility treatment. Kristy is an advocate for evidence-based, patient-centered care and shares educational resources on her Instagram @theobgynpa. Kristy lives in Los Angeles, California with her partner and breast-cancer survivor dog, Kira.
This week, we talk about preconception care. and what women can do to improve their health before pregnancy in order to improve their chances of having a healthy pregnancy as this is my recent area of expertise! We could do a general overview of pregnancy planning or a more focused discussion on what questions to ask your healthcare provider, when to start planning, which tests to get done, etc.
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No doubt that Kristy will either coin the term "Trimester Zero" or make it part of our everyday dialogue. Cheer her on! While you're at it, join the conversation