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The Infant & Toddler Forum (ITF) support healthy weight during pregnancy

The Infant & Toddler Forum (ITF) support healthy weight during pregnancy The Infant & Toddler Forum (ITF) supports the findings in the Dorian Consortium’s European research project which looks at the effects of overweight and obesity and excess weight gain before and during pregnancy on the development of a fetus. Researchers are calling for support for mothers and mothers-to-be to achieve good lifestyle changes and healthy weights when trying to conceive and during pregnancy. The research adds further confirmation of

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Optimal maternal nutrition improves infants’ long-term health outcomes

Optimal maternal nutrition improves infants’ long-term health outcomes New food range provides maternal nutrition and helps pregnant women meet recommended levels of nutrients for a healthy baby A range of fortified foods containing nutrients identified as essential during pregnancy and breastfeeding has been launched [1]. Nutrimum muesli and cereal bars contain maternal nutrition in the form of folic acid to help prevent neural tube defects, iron to help support normal blood formation and contribute to the functioning of the immune system,