Pregnancy and post partum- Nutritional recommendations

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    55 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Nutrition in adequate and optimal levels is a fundamental aspect of the maintenance of positive and safe health. This is more important during and after pregnancy for the health of the child and the mother. Nutritional needs are increased during and before pregnancy, lactation which will help in supporting fetal and infant growth and development. read more »»

Adequate nutrition also helps in the alteration of maternal tissues and metabolism. Birth weight and infant growth measures are the principal indicators of reproductive success used in scientific studies and these markers may not provide the needed sensitivity to assess the influence of maternal nutrition.

This expert speaker course will help you to understand the concepts of the role of nutrition in pregnancy and postpartum, how to recommend a healthy diet in pregnant women, nutritional requirements in lactation, methods to achieve postpartum weight loss.

Who should attend?

  • Nutritionists,
  • General practitioners,
  • Primary care physicians,
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns),
  • Postgraduate students in medicine,
  • Nurses,
  • Life science graduates,
  • Physicians practicing Alternative Medicine (AYUSH)

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • How to recommend a healthy diet in pregnant women.
  • Nutritional requirements in lactation
  • Methods to achieve postpartum weight loss.


Ms. Haritha Shyam

Dietician and Nutritionist, APOLLO HOSPITALS HYDERABAD


Ms.M S Haritha Shyam is associated with Apollo Hospital for 20 years. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam has been Organising Secretary for the 6th Apollo International Clinical Nutrition Conference 2013 at Apollo Health City Hyderabad. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam conducted the International Nutrition survey 2013 at 5 Critical Care Units in Apollo Health City ( course director – Dr. Daren k. Heyland and Dr. Rupinder Dhaliwal, Queens University). Ms.M S Haritha Shyam received the participation Certificate in the World Nutrition Day survey conducted by the European Society of Parenteral And Enteral Nutrition. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam has been a Stroke Nutrition Coordinator for Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam guided 200 interns for 6 months Internship for their Master’s Degree In Clinical Nutrition.

For: intermediates

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