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Influences on nutrition

  1. Age
  2. Baseline knowledge
  3. Culteral background
  4. Dietaryand exercise habits

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Why is strong pre-conception nutrition good?

  1. Supports maternal wellness
  2. Supports growth and deelopment of healthy placenta

3

Possible exisiting nutritional compromise issues

Food Restrictions:

  1. Eating Disorders
  2. Personal Choice
  3. Knowledge deficits
  4. Financial Constraints

Others:

  1. Adolescent Age
  2. Multiple Gestation
  3. Closely-Spaced Pregnancies
  4. Body Mass Index <18.5 or >24.9

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Optimal Weight Gain Pregnancy

25-35 lbs

For normal pre-pregnancy BMI

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1st trimester Weight Gain

~1-4.5lbs

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2nd and 3rd Trimesters

~1 pound/week

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What does inadequate weight gain correlate with?

  1. Low birth weights
    1. Less than or equal to 5.5 lbs or 2500 G. Birth weight is a major predictor of future health
  2. Pre-Term Labor
    1. Neonatal compromise

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What does excessive weight gain correlate with?

  1. Gestational Diabetes
  2. Macrosomia
    1. Dysfunctional labor/Cesarean birth

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Weight Gain at Term Break Down

  • Fat Stores ~7
  • Blood Volume ~4
  • Fluid Volume ~4
  • Breasts ~3
  • Uterus ~2.5
  • Placenta ~1
  • Amniotic Fluid ~2
  • Baby ~7.5
  • TOTAL = 31 lbs

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Calorie requirements non-pregnant women 15-50 years of age

1,800-2,400/day

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Calorie Requirements pregnant women 15-50 years of age

2,200-2,900/day

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Caloric increase during the 1st trimester

No caloric increase

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Caloric increase during the 2nd trimester

~340/day additional calories

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Caloric increase during the 3rd trimester

~452 calories/day additional calories

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Macronutrients

  1. Carbohydrates
  2. Protein
  3. Fats

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Carbohydrates

Primary energy source

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Protein

Tissue growth and repair

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Fats

Energy source

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Micronutrients

  1. Vitamins
  2. Minerals

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Simple Carbohydrates

  • Provide energy but few nutients
    • Table Sugar (sucrose), candy, soda pop

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Complex Carbohydrates

  1. Provide energy and nutrients
    1. Grains, rice, pasta, beans
  2. Fiber
    1. Slows gastric emptying
    2. Stimulates peristalsis

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Non-Pregnant RDA Carbohydrates

130 G/Day

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Pregnant RDA Carbohydrates

175 G/Day

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How much should carbohydrates increase during pregnancy?

45 G

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Protein Sources

  1. Animal Sources - Meats, fish, eggs, dairy
  2. Plant Sources - Legumes, nuts, seeds, grains

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Non-Pregnant RDA Protein

46 G/Day

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Pregnant RDA Protein

71 G/Day

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How much should protein increase during pregnancy?

25 G

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Protein Facts

  1. Source of amino acids
  2. Amino acids are nutrient substrates (building blocks of protein)
  3. Supports tissue growth and repair

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Fats Facts

  1. Energy source
  2. Essential fatty acids
    1. Assist in fetal CNS development
      1. Omega-3 polyunsaturates
        1. Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)

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