Nutrition For Pregnancy & Babies Training Course

Nutrition for Pregnancy and Babies
£ 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: 1-2 hours
  • On completion, certificate is posted the next working day

Who Should Take This 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.


CPD Approved

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

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. 

This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 5 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.

Skills for Care Endorsed Training Provider

We're proud to be officially endorsed by Skills for Care, the strategic body for workforce development in social care in England and a delivery partner for the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC). Skills for Care endorsement is a trusted quality mark only awarded to the best learning and development providers within the social care sector.

Learn more about our Skills for Care endorsed training provider.

Our Commitment to Health and Social Care

High Speed Training has supported thousands of Health and Social Care workers in gaining accredited certificates to help them deliver safe and effective care. We best serve care providers by committing to being at the forefront of sector issues, policy and legislation, ensuring our training is up-to-date, comprehensive and meaningful.

As part of our commitment to Health and Social Care, we have worked hard to build partnerships with authorities and leading bodies, including Care England, Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE), and the National Care Forum (NCF).

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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!

  Interactive Demo

Course Content

1Pre-Conception Nutrition for Men

Sperm production and structure, weight, dietary fat, micronutrients and antioxidants, putting the diet into practice and alcohol.

2Pre-Conception Nutrition for Women

Weight, diabetes, eating before pregnancy, folic acid, choline, supplements, caffeine, alcohol and pre-pregnancy physical activity.

3Nutrition During Pregnancy

Folic acid, vitamin D, recommended foods, weight, foods to avoid, alcohol and sickness during pregnancy.

4Nutrition for Infants

Breastfeeding, weaning, how much and how often? foods to avoid, nut allergies, milk, water and juice, baby-led weaning, recommended foods and recipes.

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Aims of the 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 in order to maintain the health of the baby.
  • Know which foods are best to feed a young baby and have an understanding of how to wean a baby from milk onto food.


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.