Economic security is an important part of preconception health. Impacts on health can be immediate, far-reaching and long-term; examples might include:
Mental well-being (low stress, high resilience or healthy response to stressors, etc.)
Ability to live in a safe, consistent home, in a healthy environment
Ability to afford and access healthy food and opportunities for physical activity
Access to healthcare
Health knowledge and behaviors (health literacy)
Resources pertaining to economic security are below.
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