Healthy Pregnancy  |  Nutrition

Healthy Pregnancy



undefined Early Life Nutrition: the opportunity to influence long-term health. 
Practical, evidence-based recommendations to support parents and healthcare professionals to maximise foetal and childhood development during the period in which the key foundations of future health are created.

Ministry of Health Guidelines for Pregnant Women


Ministry for Primary Industries – Food Safety for pregnant women

  • Food and pregnancy
    High risk foods, food safety when eating out, overseas travel, and foodborne infections/download Food Safety in Pregnancy guide (reviewed in January 2016)

  • List of safe food in pregnancy
    Guide to food safety in pregnancy/download Pullout Guide to Food Safety 

Healthy recipes for wider family eating


Videos (2-5 minutes each) on why it is important to eat well in order to give your child the best start to life (compiled by Gravida)

Last updated : Friday, July 13, 2018
Next review date : Saturday, July 13,2019

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