healthy eating in pregnancy

Healthy Eating in Pregnancy

Course Progress

What you’ll learn in the Healthy Eating in Pregnancy training

  • The key dietary messages to communicate to women 
  • Weight gain guidelines during pregnancy 
  • Recommendations for key nutrient requirements 
  • Food safety principles and information on the foods to avoid 
  • The requirements for supplement use, including Healthy Start
  • Nutrition requirements during breastfeeding
  • The importance of physical activity during pregnancy.

Who is this training suitable for?

Health professionals, such as: Health Visitors, Midwives, GP’s and Pharmacists.

Leaning Content

The training comprises of information slides and interactive activities.

Resources to support your practice and share with families.

This course has been certified by the Association for Nutrition (AfN).

Estimated study time 1.5 – 2 hours.

Assessment

Short multiple choice assessment.

Knowledge Development Plan (KDP) to reflect on your learning.

Certification

Certificate issued on successful completion of the course and the Knowledge Development Plan (KDP).

Cost

£30 inc Vat.

This course has been certified by the Association for Nutrition (AfN). It meets AfN standards for nutrition education for individuals working at Levels 3 on the AfN Health and Social Care Framework. This AfN quality assurance mark identifies this course as a reputable, evidence-based training in nutrition science. The course is Certified with the AFN from 10th September 2019 for 3 years subject to annual renewal.

The AfN protects and benefits the public by defining and advancing standards of evidence-based practice across the field of nutrition and at all levels within the workforce. AfN Course Certification is a quality mark awarded to courses that meet the competence requirements for their specified sector and level. This quality assurance mark enables students, employers and the public to identify reputable, evidence-based courses in nutrition science.

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Course Content

Lessons Status
1

Introduction

2

The Role of Healthcare Professionals

3

National Guidelines and Recommendations

4

Weight Gain Guidelines During Pregnancy

5

Healthy Eating Recommendations

6

Foods to Avoid

7

Key Nutrients

8

Key Health Promotion Messages

9

Practical Tips for Reducing Salt, Fat and Sugar in the Diet

10

Physical Activity Guidelines

11

Healthy Eating for Breastfeeding Mums

12

Summary

13

Knowledge Development Plan Guidance

14

Knowledge Development Plan Guidance Continued

15

Yearly Competency Review

16

Evaluation

17

Assessment

18

Knowledge Development Plan