Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 10th, 2001
"This study suggests the need to individualize counseling for each patient according to her personal behaviors and experiences," says lead study author Ruth Petersen, MD, MPH, of the University of North Carolina.
To date, few studies have examined how often pregnant women are asked about preventive health topics. Prenatal care is a perfect time to provide preventive health counseling, since most women receive some form of prenatal care, says Petersen.
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