Achieving an appropriate weight gain and making safe dietary choices are of special importance throughout pregnancy to ensure a healthy baby. This continuing education program answers questions regarding appropriate weight gain, preventing foodborne illness, whether or not various foods and food components are safe for the mother and baby, and the best vitamin supplements for pregnant women.
The goal of this continuing education program is to provide dietitians with adequate information on appropriate weight gain and safety of various foods and supplements during pregnancy. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Identify adequate or inadequate weight gain during pregnancy
- Explain some of the strategies that can be used to prevent foodborne illness during pregnancy
- Discuss the safety of various foods, components of foods, herbs and supplements during pregnancy
This course is intended for health educators
Sponsored by OnCourse Learning, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
Provider ID: CA0084 (98709) for 01/01/2012 to 12/31/2015, 114941 for 01/01/2016 to 12/31/2019.
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Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.
Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.