Nutrition For Pregnancy & Babies Training Course

Nutrition for Pregnancy & New Born Babies Training Courses
£30 +VAT

This online Nutrition for Pregnancy and Babies course is designed to help all expectant parents, or those who work with expectant parents, understand the importance of good nutrition during, post and pre-pregnancy.

The course also looks at the best nutrition for babies and infants to ensure that new-borns receive all the essential nutrients that they need in order to develop healthily.

  • Developed by a qualified dietician
  • Accredited by CPD
  • Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
  • Full audio voiceover
  • Approximate duration: 2-3 hours
  • On completion, certificate is posted the next working day

Who Should Take This Nutrition for Pregnancy and Babies course?

This course is suitable for all prospective parents, healthcare professionals and care workers who wish to understand more about pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, baby and infant nutrition.

You do not need any previous knowledge to complete the course.


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On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

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Interactive Demo » If you wish to try this course then register for a demo by clicking the 'interactive demo' button. You will be given the option to purchase and continue with your course at the end of your demo!

Course Structure

The course is divided into five accessible, interactive modules and includes an assessment at the end:

  • Pre-Conception Nutrition for Men – nutrition for sperm production and structure, weight, dietary fat, micronutrients and antioxidants, putting the diet into practice and alcohol.
  • Pre-Conception Nutrition for Women – folic acid, healthy fats, fruit and vegetables, weight, diabetes during pregnancy, sources of iron and choline, supplements, caffeine and alcohol and pre-pregnancy physical activity.
  • Nutrition During Pregnancy – what to eat during pregnancy, folic acid and vitamin D, weight gain during pregnancy, sickness, foods to avoid and alcohol.
  • Nutrition for Infants – breastfeeding, beginning to wean, which foods to give during weaning, nut allergies, baby-led weaning, second stage of weaning and nutrition for 6-8, 8-9 and 9-12 months.
  • Recipes – a few easy, useful recipes to try at home.

Aims of the Nutrition for Pregnancy and Babies Course

By the end of this course, learners will:

  • Understand the benefits of having different nutrients in the diet for both men and women who are trying to conceive.
  • Understand the importance of good nutrition whilst pregnant.
  • Know which foods to avoid pre-pregnancy and during pregnancy.
  • Know which foods are best to feed a young baby at different stages of their development.
  • Have an understanding of how to wean a baby from milk onto food.
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The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 10 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 70%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

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