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Subtitles: English, Portuguese (Brazilian)

Learner Career Outcomes

56%

started a new career after completing these courses

38%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

21%

got a pay increase or promotion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 8 hours to complete

Suggested: 7 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Portuguese (Brazilian)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Unit 1 - A Healthy Pregnancy Starts Before Conception

4 videos (Total 30 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Introduction: A Healthy Pregnancy Starts Before Conception10m
Body Weight: Preparing For Pregnancy5m
Folic Acid: Preparing for Pregnancy9m
3 readings
Reference List and Further Qualification10m
Reference List and Further Qualification10m
Reference List and Further Qualification10m
1 practice exercise
Unit 120m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Unit 2 - Nutrition and Lifestyle for a Healthy Pregnancy

8 videos (Total 61 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Physiological Adaptations of Pregnancy8m
Metabolic Adaptations of Pregnancy7m
Nutrition in Pregnancy: Macronutrients11m
Nutrition in Pregnancy: Micronutrients12m
Expert Statement Prof Przyrembel: Regulation of Food Supplements1m
Nutritional Restrictions During Pregnancy8m
Avoidance of Food-Bourne Illnesses9m
4 readings
Reference List and Further Qualification10m
Reference List and Further Qualification10m
Reference List and Further Qualification10m
Reference List and Further Qualification10m
1 practice exercise
Unit 220m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Unit 3 - Nutrition-Related Pregnancy Outcomes

5 videos (Total 42 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Obesity: Management During Pregnancy11m
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Management During Pregnancy8m
Early Nutritional Programming: Is Epigenetics the Key?10m
The Biochemistry of Your Body From a Drop of Blood9m
5 readings
Reference List and Further Qualification10m
Reference List and Further Qualification10m
Reference List and Further Qualification10m
Reference List and Further Qualification10m
Reference List and Further Qualification10m
1 practice exercise
Unit 320m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Unit 4 - Practical Advice for a Healthy Pregnancy

6 videos (Total 26 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Why Pregnant Women Should be Eating Fish9m
Physical Activity Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy4m
Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy4m
Planning for Infant Feeding2m
Nutrition in Pregnancy: Fact or Fiction?3m
3 readings
Reference List and Further Qualification10m
Reference List and Further Qualification10m
Reference List and Further Qualification10m
1 practice exercise
For the Whole Course20m
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Top reviews from Nutrition and Lifestyle in Pregnancy

By SRApr 29th 2017

I'm a GP interacting with pregnant woman on a regular basis. This was a very enlightening refresher course. will highly recommend it to my peers. beautifully presented. N.B very pretty obstetrician!

By RMAug 13th 2019

Helped me understand the importance of good nutrition during pregnancy. This course helped me build my knowledge of nutrition and how we must bring about lifestyle changes for a healthy pregnancy.

Instructor

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Berthold Koletzko

Professor of Pediatrics
LMU Medical Center Dr. von Hauner Children's Hospital

About Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

  • To find out more about nutrition and pregnancy as well as gain German, European and American accreditation points take a look at the Early Nutrition eAcademy http://www.early-nutrition.org/enea .

    You will find latest research findings and international recommendations on nutrition and lifestyle in pregnancy, as well as other interesting core modules on topics in the area of early nutrition: Breastfeeding, Infant Formula Feeding and Complementary feeding as well as a number of focus modules for more in-depth knowledge.

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