Maternal and Infant Nutrition - FIT94

Maternal and Infant Nutrition

by Brenda Dobson, RD, MS, LD
FIT94
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This course is credentialed for:
Fitness (1.00 CEU)

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Summary:

The latest edition information on all aspects of nutrition from birth through weaning with special attention given to breastfeeding mothers (lactation problems, nutritional needs of infants and mothers), plus bottle feeding, formulas, introducing solid foods and weaning. Includes forms and handouts suitable for duplication. Brenda is director of the Iowa State WIC program, and state nutrition coordinator.

Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Discuss growth patterns of infants from birth to 12 months.
  2. List the benefits of breastfeeding to mothers and infants.
  3. Define feeding practices that result in breastfeeding success in the early weeks.
  4. Suggest roles for nutrition professionals in breastfeeding promotion and support.
  5. Describe the maternal and infant factors affecting milk volume.
  6. Analyze the diet of a breastfeeding woman and make recommendations for improving the quality of her diet.
  7. Evaluate infant feeding patterns to determine adequacy of intake.
  8. Compare and contrast the composition of breastmilk and formula.
  9. Describe feeding recommendations for normal healthy infants.
  10. Recommend weaning strategies for breastfed and formula-fed infants.
  11. Describe the progression of foods in relationship to infant development.
  12. Discuss the feeding relationship and the roles of infants and parents at different ages through the first year.
  13. Discuss various types of formulas and indications for their use.
 
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Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including dietitians, health educators, athletic trainers, and fitness professionals.
 
Fitness professionals: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at cedirect.continuingeducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
OnCourse Learning is recognized by the American Council on Exercise as a Continuing Education Specialist (provider #250164). This course is approved for 1.0 ACE CEC.
 
The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that Nutrition Dimension meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from 2010 to 2013 (provider #681205). ACSM’s Professional Education Committee certifies that OnCourse Learning meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from 2013 to December 2016 (provider #730441). This course is approved for 10.0 ACSM CEC. ACSM approved providership of these programs does not imply endorsement of the sponsoring organization’s products/services.

Course Originally Released on: 2/7/2011
Date of Most Recent Review: 2/28/2012
Course Termination/Update Date: 7/31/2017

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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Ruth W - tampa, FL  ·  Jul 01, 2016
I would recommend this CE to anyone
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Jessa V - Waukesha, WI  ·  Aug 31, 2015
Informational and worth the read.
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Kristina M - Wheat Ridge, CO  ·  May 21, 2015
Excellent course and information. Glad I selected this for continuing education.
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MARY P - Staten Island, NY  ·  May 07, 2015
Although it is not geared for nurses, alot could be learned from this article
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Shanel D - Silver Spring, MD  ·  Feb 28, 2015
It was very educational.
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