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Nutrition During Pregnancy to Support a Healthy Mom and Baby

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02/17/2022 12:00 AM EST

The old adage should always apply: Treat the person and not the disease. Preventing, identifying, and treating hypertension should be about much more than just measuring blood pressure and prescribing medicine. Instead, addressing high blood pressure should be an exemplar of comprehensive, person-centered care — promoting greater overall health, well-being, and personal resilience. …

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02/16/2022 08:00 AM EST


Good nutrition before, during, and after pregnancy is essential for a healthy mom and baby. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025 dedicates a chapter to women who are pregnant and breastfeeding. Health professionals can use this guidance to better understand unique nutritional needs and develop strategies to support healthy dietary patterns during pregnancy. …

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