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Eat Healthy During Pregnancy: Quick Tips

A healthy diet can help you have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.

Review Date: December 17, 2014

National Health Information Center - NHIC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

FAQs: Folic Acid

Find out what folic acid is, why women should take it, how they can obtain it, and how much they should take before and during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Review Date: January 29, 2013

Office on Women's Health

Health & Nutrition Information for Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women

When you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you have special nutritional needs. Find advice to help you and your baby stay healthy.

Review Date: January 10, 2012

Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Feeding Your Newborn

How you feed your newborn is the first nutrition decision you will make for your child. Take a closer look at these guidelines for breastfeeding and bottle-feeding so you can make an informed decision.

Review Date: August 09, 2012

The Nemours Foundation

Fit for Two: Tips for Pregnancy

This document provides ideas and tips for pregnant women to help them improve their eating plans and become more physically active before, during, and after their pregnancy.

Review Date: February 08, 2013

NIH Weight-Control Information Network, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Healthy Pregnancy

Designed for expectant mothers, this web site provides information about each trimester of pregnancy, family planning, preparing for the new baby, childbirth, postnatal and postpartum care, and more.

Review Date: March 01, 2011

Office on Women's Health

MyPlate.gov - Daily Food Plan for Moms

When pregnant or breastfeeding, you have special nutritional needs. Enter your information to get your Daily Food Plan for Moms including the foods and amounts that are right for you.

Review Date: February 03, 2012

Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Taking Care of Your Baby While You're Pregnant

These are some guidelines to follow to help ensure a healthy pregnancy.

Review Date: December 23, 2014

American Academy of Family Physicians

What You Need to Know About Mercury in Fish and Shellfish

Learn why women who may become pregnant, pregnant women, nursing mothers, and young children should avoid some types of fish and eat fish and shellfish that are lower in mercury.

Review Date: December 31, 2012

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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