Mothers & Young Children (0-5 yrs.)
To promote good health at all ages, getting off to right start in life is very important. Poor nutrition before and during pregnancy has been linked to birth defects and other serious health problems in the infant and also to nutrition-related chronic diseases later in life. To assist health professionals in working with mothers, infants, and young children, research updates, consumer fact sheets, and other resources can be located below.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Practice Paper on Nutrition during Pregnancy