Pregnancy Planning Presentation Offered

Doctors to Discuss Preconception Tips, Healthy Body Preparation

People thinking about having a baby – from first-time moms or dads, to parents of several children to couples contemplating pregnancy – can get an informational overview for planning a healthy pregnancy from the start by attending the free community presentation, “Pregnancy Prep 101.” Kathryn Jacobe, MD, and Elizabeth Menzel, MD, of UW Fox Valley Family Medicine Residency, UW School of Medicine and Public Health, will offer dietary and exercise recommendations and tips for promoting general health and mental wellness for individuals contemplating pregnancy.

The free program begins at 6:30 p.m. on Wed., Oct. 30, in the Ironwood Room at Appleton Medical Center.

To register for this free, 90-minute presentation, visit or call ThedaCare On Call at (920) 830-6877 or (800) 236-2236 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Each person must register separately.

ThedaCare ( is a community health system consisting of five hospitals: Appleton Medical Center, Theda Clark Medical Center, New London Family Medical Center, Shawano Medical Center, and Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca. ThedaCare also includes ThedaCare Physicians, ThedaCare Behavioral Health, ThedaCare At Work and ThedaCare At Home. ThedaCare is the largest employer in Northeast Wisconsin with more than 6,175 employees. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!