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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Healthy food in pregnancy (2012)

Author

Queensland Department of Health

Publisher

Queensland Department of Health

City

Brisbane

Type

Brochure

 

Description

This resource is part of the Growing strong: feeding you and your baby set of resources from Queensland Health. The resource outlines essential vitamins (e.g. folate and iron) important to the health of pregnant women and their developing babies. The foods which contain these essential vitamins are listed. Women should try to eat these foods daily during pregnancy.

Healthy eating hints and healthy weight gain during pregnancy are also included as part of the resource.

Brochures are available in hard copy to services across Australia, or downloadable as a PDF.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

When to use this resource

This resource is part of the Growing strong: feeding you and your baby set of resources developed by Queensland Health to help health staff talk with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families about nutrition for pregnant women. It would be suitable for individual or group settings, not only for pregnant women but also women who were considering a pregnancy. The brouchure could be left in community or health centres for clients to look at, or take home, for future guidance.

Contact details

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Last updated: 24 June 2014
 
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