Module 1: Nutrition & Lifestyle during Pregnancy


The Nutrition and Lifestyle During Pregnancy Module consists of five units:

This module aims to address appropriate maternal nutrional and lifestyle before and during pregnancy and its significance for favorable pregnancy outcomes. The following learning objectives will be met in this module:

  • To counsel women and families on adequate nutrient intakes before and during pregnancy
  • To counsel women on the importance of a healthy BMI before the start of pregnancy
  • To be able to give specific recommendations on physical activity and lifestyle during pregnancy
  • To identify women at risk of nutrition-related pregnancy complications and provide specific nutritional counselling