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Preconception Nutrition

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Use this fact sheet to help women of reproductive age understand the importance that calcium, supplements, essential fatty acids, folic acid, iodine and iron play in preconception.

Guidance for Preconception Care for Specific High Risk Conditions

Preconception Health and Health Care Initiative.

Discusses the importance of and guidelines for effective preconception care for women with high risk conditions that include:

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Understand why health status, weight status, and specific nutrients can impact health during pregnancy and affect pregnancy outcomes.

Preconception Health and Health Care Initiative.

Use this clinical toolkit with women who desire pregnancy for assessing dietary adequacy and providing nutritional guidance.

Women of Size and Pregnancy  ( PDF | 291 KB )

American College of Nurse-Midwives.

Help women understand how their pre-pregnancy weight status can impact their pregnancy and its outcomes.