Nutrition Basics for Breastfeeding Moms and Babies

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Dr. Michelle (Shelley) McGuire

Experts agree that the first 1000 days of life might be most critical in terms of optimizing long-term health and reducing risk of illness and chronic disease. Perhaps most important in this regard is having access to and consuming an optimal mix of nutrients and other food components. This recorded webinar will focus on providing science-based information regarding optimal nutrition for breastfeeding mothers and their infants during this critical period of the lifespan.

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  • Nursing - 1.0 Contact Hours


Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the benefits of breastfeeding for women.
  • Discuss how maternal nutrition impacts milk composition.
  • Recall the US Dietary special recommendation for breastfeeding women.
  • Discuss introduction of complementary foods for infants.
  • Review guidelines for feeding toddlers.
  • State the American Association of Sleep Medicine’s recommendations for toddler sleep requirements.

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