Pregnancy - Hypertension

Background


Pregnancy Background 

 
Importance of Topic to Practice 
A woman’s nutritional status has a substantial influence on pregnancy and its outcomes. The risk of maternal and infant mortality is reduced with preconceptual, prenatal and postpartum nutritional care (1,2). Dietitians have a key role in assessing the nutritional needs of women during this period and providing appropriate nutrition education and interventions. 

Topic Overview
Preconceptual Period
Nutritional Considerations
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