Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

Breastmilk and Your Diet

American Academy of Pediatrics.


Tips for Breastfeeding Moms (PDF | 2.25 MB)

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Learn about food choices and physical activity to stay healthy while breastfeeding.


Pregnant woman Eating for Two

DHHS. OWH. National Women's Health Information Center.

Information about weight gain, calorie needs, and food safety during pregnancy.


Folic Acid and Pregnancy

March of Dimes

Learn what folic acid is and why you and your baby need it.


Breastfeeding and Everyday Life

DHHS. Office on Women's Health.

Learn how breastfeeding affects everyday life, including healthy eating and physical activity.


Folic Acid Q&A

March of Dimes.

Provides answers to questions that women who are pregnant or who may get pregnant ask about.


Vegetarian Diets During Lactation (PDF | 373 KB)

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Vegetarian Nutrition Practice Group.

Provides information on a well-balanced vegetarian diet that supports the nutritional needs of mother and baby during lactation.


WIC - Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

The programs serves low-income women, infants, & children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritious foods, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care. Provides information about program benefits and how to apply.


Breast Feeding vs. Formula Feeding

Nemours. Kidshealth.org.

Discusses advantages and challenges of both breast feeding and formula feeding.


Breastfeeding Promotion and Support

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

Provides answers to common questions about breastfeeding, as well as information on breastfeeding basics, nutrition for breastfeeding mothers, and solving common breast problems.


SuperKids Nutrition

SuperKids Nutrition, Inc.

Provides nutrition tips and tools for children and families. Includes resources for pregnancy and breastfeeding.


Breastfeeding.com

Breastfeeding.com.

Provides breastfeeding information, support and online resources


Fortify Your Folate Levels Before Becoming Pregnant

USDA. ARS. Baylor College of Medicine. Children's Nutrition Research Center.

Learn why folate (folic acid) is very important to know about before you become pregnant.