Nutrition During Pregnancy

Pregnant Woman

Find guidelines and resources for considering the nutrient needs of pregnant women below. Please also see these pages for specific resources:



Nutrition During Pregnancy Resource List (PDF | 97 KB)

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Collection of resources on the topic of nutrition during pregnancy. Resources include books, pamphlets and audiovisuals.


Guideline Summary: Eating Disorders During Pregnancy and Postpartum

DHHS. AHRQ. National Guideline Clearinghouse.


Healthy Weight Gain During Pregnancy

Institute of Medicine; National Research Council.

Calculate BMI and receive recommendations for weight gain during pregnancy.


MedlinePlus: Pregnancy and Nutrition

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.


Nutrition and the Pregnant Adolescent

University of Minnesota. Leadership, Education, and Training Program in Maternal and Child Nutrition.


Optimal Nutrition for Improved Twin Pregnancy Outcome

Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.


Pregnancy: Condition Information

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.


WIC Education and Training Materials Database

USDA. NAL. WIC Works Resource System.

Locate books, brochures, kits, videos, and posters for use with staff and participants.