Pregnancy

Pregnant woman Healthy Pregnancy

DHHS. National Women's Health Information Center.

Information and news about pregnancy preparation, what happens during each of the three trimesters of pregnancy, fertility, labor and more.


Nutritional Needs of Pregnancy and Breastfeeding (PDF | 541 KB)

The Ohio State University Extension.

Helps women make good dietary choices during pregnancy and breastfeeding using MyPyramid recommendations.


MyPlate Daily Food Plans for Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

MyPlate daily food plans and tools - designed specifically for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers - provides interactive guidance.


Maternal and Child Health Bureau

DHHS. HRSA. Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

Promotes optimal health and quality health care for mothers and children.


National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health

Georgetown University. National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health.

Promotes the well-being and health of children and families through education, leadership and dissemination of information.


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

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Program serves to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, & children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care.


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.


WIC Education and Training Materials Database

USDA. NAL. WIC Works Resource System.

Helps you locate books, brochures, kits, videos, and posters for use with staff and participants.


National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition

National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition.

Promotes awareness for topics related to prenatal care and breastfeeding in low income and underserved communities.


Woman taking folic acid Folic Acid

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Find basic folic acid information, FAQs, a folic acid quiz, PSAs, newsletters, references, National Folic Acid Campaign materials and more...


Medline Plus: Folic Acid

DHHS. NIH. NLM. MedlinePlus.

Provides information on folic acid such as overviews, screening tools, and news.


March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation.

Improves the health of babies by preventing birth defect and infant mortality.


Folic Acid Information and Resources

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center. WIC Works Resource System.

Provides links to resources on folic acid supplementation from government, non-profit, and educational institutions.


Folic Acid Facts

Tennessee Department of Health.

Provides information on folic acid including its importance, function, and amount recommended.


Folate Facts (PDF | 76 KB)

Iowa State University Extension Service.

Provides information on folate as well as its function and recommended intake.


Pregnant? Don't Drink Alcohol

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

How much do you or your friends know about drinking alcohol during pregnancy? Find out why you should not drink alcohol during pregnancy.