Women's Health - Lactation

Practice Guidance Toolkit

Nutrition Intervention


Nutrition Prescription Example
  • Modified Diet
    • recommended energy/nutrient modification
      • vitamin intake (multivitamin containing folic acid)
  • Bioactive Substance Intake (less than 300 mg caffeine/day) 
  • Food Intake (two servings of low mercury fish per week).
Food and/or Nutrient Delivery Example
  • Meals and Snacks
    • General/healthful diet
    • Specific foods/beverages or groups (low mercury fish twice a week)
  • Supplements
    • Vitamin and mineral supplements
        • Canada
          Folate (from a daily multivitamin)
        • AU
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Last Updated: 2019-09-19