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
It is important that women of

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