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Release: Sept. 26, 2000

UI Family Care Center, North Liberty to hold pre-pregnancy planning seminar Oct. 18

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Area residents are invited to a free health education seminar on the topic of pre-pregnancy planning from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18 at the North Liberty Community Center.

The seminar, titled "Planning for Pregnancy," is sponsored by UI Family Care Center, North Liberty. The featured speaker is Marygrace Elson, M.D., an obstetrician/gynecologist at UI Family Care Center, North Liberty.

Elson will discuss ways to help prepare for a healthy pregnancy, including the benefits of diet and exercise.

The North Liberty Community Center is located at 520 W. Cherry Street in North Liberty. Pre-registration is encouraged. For more information or to register, call UI Health Access at (319) 384-8442 or (800) 777-8442.

University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between the UI College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient care, medical education and research programs and services they provide.