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. In this episode, Kristy offers an overview of pregnancy planning and what questions to ask your healthcare provider, when to start planning, which tests to get done, etc.
On the podcast, you’ll hear more about:
- Kristy and her company, PreConception Inc.
- Improving your health pre-pregnancy
- Episode 22: Preconception Nutrition with Ryann Kipping
- Diet and exercise
- Prenatal vitamins
- Preconception Testing
- Immunity Testing
- Genetic Testing
- Talk to your family & friends about preconception care
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!