Webinar: Strategies to Understand and Improve Preconception Health in your County

Date: Thursday, August 2, 2011

1. Understand the state of preconception health of women in California
2. Identify potential points for program planning and intervention
3. Describe activities and elements of programs addressing preconception health
4. Identify resources for planning and implementation of interventions to improve preconception health
5. Case study of Denver’s Public Health Department’s approach to preconception health needs of local women

• Flojuane Griffin, Preconception Health Coordinator
California Department of Public Health, Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Division
• Kellie Teter, MCAH Coordinator
Denver Public Health Department

CDPH MCAH Preconception Health Presentation
Denver Department of Public Health Preconception Health Presentation
 Audio Recording

Materials and Resources:
Data Points from the California Women’s Health Survey (2006-2007)
Preventing and Managing Chronic Disease to Improve the Health of Women and Infants, CDC
• California Diabetes and Pregnancy Program
• Overweight and Obesity Among CA Women Trying to Become Pregnant (pdf)
• Denver Public Health’s Community-Based Preconception Health Program (pdf) 
• Denver Public Health Baby Yourself For Life Plan (word)