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Department
Nutrition
Course
NUTR100
Professor
Sabina Valentine
Semester
Winter

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March 18Ch 15 Pregnancy NutritionNutrition Before ConceptionSome deficiency related problems develop very early in pregnancyNeural tube defectsRelated to inadequate level of folateEffects the embryo in the first few weeksAdequate foalte 400 micrograms daily before conception can reduce the risksA healthful diet before conception includesAvoiding teratogens substances that cause birth defects includes alcohol and illegal drugsAvoiding other possible hazards smoking caffeine meds some herbs and supplementsNutrition Before ConceptionA healthful diet before conception reduces the risk of developing nutritionrelated disorders during pregnancy such asGestational diabetesPreeclampsiaNutrition During PregnancyA full term pregnancy lasts 3842 weeksstth1 trimester conception to 13 weekndthth2 trimester 14 to 27 weekrdthth3 trimester 28 to 40 weekththEmbryonic stage around day 15 to the 8 week After the 8 week the developing baby is called a fetus
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