Why is preconception nutrition so important?
_Optimal_ nutritional status prior to pregnancy _Enhances
the likelihood_ of conception and helps ensure a healthy
pregnancy and _robust newborn _.
Infertility lack of co
Two Phases of pregnancy
The two phase of pregnancy are known as maternal anabolic and maternal catabolic.
The maternal anabolic phase takes place the first half or 20 weeks of the pregnancy.
This phase develops the mothers ability to deliver large quantit
Nutrition during lactation Chapter 6
Healthy People 2010:
Increase the proportion of mothers who _Breastfeed_
American Academy of Pediatrics:
Exclusively breastfed until _6_ months of age
Breastfeed for _6_ months, with _food intr
Breastfeeding article summary
The article goes in depth about the possible benefits of breast-feeding for
infants. A few of those benefits are listed directly from the article as follows: It
appears that the risk of hospitalization for lower respiratory t