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Table 3 Japanese family physicians' experiences in preconception education during medical school and residency training (n = 268)

From: Preconception care by family physicians and general practitioners in Japan

  n (%)
Smoking cessation 191 (71.3)
Testing for anemia 172 (64.2)
Blood testing for rubella antibody 156 (58.2)
Use of basal body temperature monitoring 125 (46.6)
Restricting alcohol intake 120 (44.8)
Increasing calcium intake 86 (32.1)
Restricting caffeine intake 52 (19.4)
Exercise during pregnancy 48 (17.9)
Timing of intercourse to maximize chances of conception 38 (14.2)
Folic acid supplementation 31 (11.6)