Provides links to resources on folic acid supplementation.
During pregnancy, your needs increase for several vitamins and minerals. This makes it difficult to get all that you need from food.
Check to see if you are eligible for the WIC program, which provides nutrition education, breastfeeding support and more to low-income pregnant or breastfeeding women.
Find answers to questions like, "What is WIC?", "Where is WIC available?", and "Am I eligible?".
Enter your height and weight to learn how much weight you should probably gain during pregnancy.
Learn why women should not drink alcohol if they are pregnant.
Learn why folic acid intake is especially important for pregnant women or women of child-bearing age. Also in Spanish.
Learn about foodborne illness and limit risks during your pregnancy. Also in Spanish.
FDA and EPA have issued advice regarding eating fish. This advice is geared toward helping women who are pregnant or may become pregnant - as well as breastfeeding mothers and parents of young children make informed choices when it comes to fish that is healthy and safe to eat. Also check out the Frequently Asked Questions & Answers.
Welcome your pregnant body and overcome body image concerns with these ideas.
Improve your eating plan and become more physically active before, during, and after your pregnancy.
Eat this. Don't eat that. Do this. Don't do that. Pregnant women are bombarded with do's and don'ts. Here is help to keep it all straight.
Find information, news, and resources for a healthy pregnancy. Also in Spanish.
Learn about taking care of bone health and special considerations during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Get answers to frequently asked questions about diabetes and pregnancy.
Read about how a healthy eating plan and physical activity play a role in managing gestational diabetes.