Maternal, Infant and Child Care
This session mainly discusses the well-being of mothers, infants and children who determine the health of the next generation of a country. They help in predicting the future public health challenges for families, communities and the healthcare system. Despite major advancements, there’s an increasing rate of preterm births, due to the complications occurred in pregnancy. Many of the complications are associated with obesity and improper health and nutrition. Preconception and interconception care provide an opportunity to identify existing health and nutritional risks and to prevent future health problems for women and their children. These problems include unhealthy weight, heart diseases, diabetes, genetic disorders and sexually transmitted diseases.