Nutrition during Pregnancy

Weight Gain During Pregnancy: Reexamining the Guidelines

IOM. Food and Nutrition Board.

Understand the role of gestational weight gain and access the tools needed to promote optimal pregnancy outcomes. See also:


Guideline Summary: Eating Disorders During Pregnancy and Postpartum

DHHS. AHRQ. National Guideline Clearinghouse.


Optimal Nutrition for Improved Twin Pregnancy Outcome

Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.


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.


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...


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.