Pregnancy

MyPlate Daily Food Plans for Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Eat to keep you and your baby healthy with these tips and advice.


Folic Acid Information and Resources

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Provides links to resources on folic acid supplementation.


WIC Prescreening Tool

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

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.


WIC Program Fact Sheet (PDF | 26 KB)

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.


Pregnancy and Body Image

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

Welcome your pregnant body and overcome body image concerns with these ideas.


Eating for Two

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

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


Eating Fish: What Pregnant Women and Parents Should Know

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

Make informed choices when it comes to fish that is healthy and safe to eat.


MedlinePlus: Pregnancy

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Find information, news, and resources for a healthy pregnancy. Also in Spanish.


Fit for Two: Tips for Pregnancy

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. Weight-control Information Network.

Improve your eating plan and become more physically active before, during, and after your pregnancy. Also in PDF5 MB.


Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Bone Health

NIH. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

Learn about taking care of bone health and special considerations during pregnancy and breastfeeding.


Food Safety for Moms-To-Be: While You're Pregnant

FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

Learn about foodborne illness and limit risks during your pregnancy. Also in Spanish.


Folic Acid

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Learn why folic acid intake is especially important for pregnant women or women of child-bearing age. Also in Spanish.


New Advice: Pregnant Women and Children Should Eat More Fish

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition; Environmental Protection Agency.

Find answers to questions about eating fish and tips for avoiding exposure to mercury during pregnancy and breastfeeding.


Diabetes and Pregnancy

DHHS. CDC. National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities.

Get answers to frequently asked questions about diabetes and pregnancy.


Managing Gestational Diabetes: A Patient's Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy (PDF | 12.7 MB)

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


Alcohol Use in Pregnancy

DHHS. CDC. National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities.

Learn why women should not drink alcohol if they are pregnant.


What You Should Know about Alcohol and Pregnancy

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.