Nutrition During Pregnancy
HHS, Office of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Use these materials to help people understand the amount and types of physical activity they need during and after pregnancy.
National Academies Press
Summary of a January 2020 workshop when the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academies convened to explore where new evidence has emerged relevant to nutrition during pregnancy and lactation.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.
IOM. Food and Nutrition Board.
Find the updated guidelines for weight gain during pregnancy. See also:
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Weight gain recommendations by ACOG for pregnant women published in 2013 and reaffirmed in 2016.
DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition.
FDA and EPA have issued advice regarding eating fish for women who are pregnant or may become pregnant, as well as breastfeeding mothers and parents of young children.
USDA. FNS. WIC Works Resource System.
Locate books, brochures, kits, videos, and posters for use with staff and participants.