Pregnancy – Nutritional Requirements

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

What you'll learn

Pregnancy is a period when the nutritional demands of the body increase. The body goes through many physical and hormonal changes. Hence to fuel the body and the baby, a mother needs to make good food choices. Eating a healthy and balanced diet can fulfill all the requirements of the mother and the fetus. read more »»

A diet that is rich in proteins, complex carbohydrates, healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals is needed. One must avoid processed junk food. There must be a balanced intake of protein, calcium, folate, iron. Learn about the various nutrients and their role in promoting health in pregnant women in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

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 plan a diet for a pregnant woman
  • Consequences of nutritional deficiencies in pregnancy

Instructor

Ms. Haritha Shyam

Dietician and Nutritionist, APOLLO HOSPITALS HYDERABAD


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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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