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Prenatal & Infant Nutrition

Schedule:

PRENATAL NUTRITION
The first and third Monday of every month starting January 9th.
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

 
The first Thursday of each month starting January 12th.
 3:00 pm


INFANT NUTRITION
The second and fourth Monday of every month starting January 9th.
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

 
The last Thursday of each month starting January 26th.
10:00 am


Please Call
(618) 519-9200
to Register

Prenatal and Infant Nutrition Classes.

The Prenatal Nutrition Class will cover topics such as:

  • How much weight you should gain
  • What kinds of foods and how much you should be eating each trimester
  • What nutrients are most important during pregnancy
  • What things you should limit
  • What things you should avoid
  • What is gestational diabetes?
  • Bottle feeding vs breast feeding: pro’s and con’s of each
  • What are some issues that can occur and how can you help these?
    • Examples:
      • Constipation
      • Nausea/vomiting
      • Heartburn
      • Swelling
      • Pica
  • Why exercise is important during pregnancy
  • What resources are available to you

The Infant Nutrition Class will cover topics such as:

  • Guidelines on breastfeeding and bottle feeding
  • How often to feed your baby
  • Knowing when your baby is ready for solid foods
  • What foods to feed your baby for the first year
  • How often to introduce new foods to your baby
  • What foods to not give your baby for the first year
  • How to make your own baby food