Food Issues and Pregnancy - CHES28

Food Issues and Pregnancy

by Dale Ames Kline, MS, RD, LD and Sarah Waybright, MS, RD, LD
(4.4 / 44 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Health Education (1.00 CECH)

Price: $20.00
CE-PRO Price: $10.00


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

Accreditation Information
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.

Course Originally Released on: 4/4/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 4/7/2015
Course Termination/Update Date: 4/7/2018

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.

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Nicole W - Towanda, IL  ·  Mar 12, 2016
Interesting diet information for pregnancy
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Antonia M - Charlotte, NC  ·  Jan 14, 2016
Good information; easy to understand.
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KRISTIN V - Charlottesville, VA  ·  Dec 25, 2015
very interesting, I learned a lot
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Brittany C - Indian Land, SC  ·  Oct 26, 2015
Learned a few new things
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74070 M - Bergenfield, NJ  ·  Oct 18, 2015
good for discussion with women of childbearing age since things have changed since I was pregnant 25 years ago
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Price: $20.00
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