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These handouts provide nutrition information and tips for pregnant women from conception through 60 days postpartum in both English and Spanish. They cover several nutrition topics and are intended to support but not replace the information provided by healthcare providers. 

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General Nutrition

  • My Plate for Moms (PDF)New Window...Spanish
  • My Nutrition Plan for Moms (PDF)New Window...Spanish
  • You Can Stretch Your Dollars: Choose These Easy Meals and Snacks (PDF)New Window...Spanish 
  • You Can Buy Low-Cost Healthy Foods (PDF)New Window...Spanish 
  • You Can Eat Healthy and Save Money: Tips for Food Shopping (PDF)New Window...Spanish 
  • When You Cannot Refrigerate: Choose These Foods (PDF)New Window...Spanish 
  • When You Are a Vegetarian: What You Need to Know (PDF)New Window...Spanish 

  • Physical Activity

  • Stay Active When You Are Pregnant (PDF)New Window...Spanish
  • Exercises To Do When You Are Pregnant (PDF)New WindowSpanish
  • Keep Safe When You Exercise (PDF)New WindowSpanish

  • Weight Gain

  • Tips to Gain Weight (PDF)New Window...Spanish
  • Tips to Slow Weight Gain (PDF)New Window...Spanish

  • Gestational Diabetes

  • MyPlate for Gestational Diabetes (PDF)New WindowSpanish
  • If You Have Diabetes While You Are Pregnant: Questions You May Have (PDF)New WindowSpanish
  • If You Have Diabetes While You Are Pregnant: Relax and Lower Your Stress (PDF)New Window …Spanish
  • If You Had Diabetes While You Were Pregnant: Now That Your Baby Is Here (PDF)New WindowSpanish

  • Breastfeeding

  • Breastfeeding Checklist for My Baby and Me (PDF)New Window...Spanish 
  • Breastfeeding While Working or Going to School (PDF)New Window …Spanish
  • My Action Plan for Breastfeeding (PDF)New Window...Spanish 
  • My Breastfeeding Resources (PDF)New Window...Spanish
  • Nutrition and Breastfeeding – Common Questions and Answers (PDF)New Window...Spanish
  • Pumping and Storing Breastmilk For Your Baby (PDF)New Window...Spanish
  • What to Expect in the First Week of Breastfeeding (PDF)New Window...Spanish
  • My Birth Plan (PDF)New Window...Spanish

  • Vitamins and Minerals

  • Foods Rich in Calcium (PDF)New Window...Spanish
  • You May Need Extra Calcium (PDF)New Window...Spanish
  • Get the Folic Acid You Need (PDF)New Window...Spanish
  • Get the Iron You Need (PDF)New Window...Spanish
  • If You Need Iron Pills ( PDF)New Window...Spanish
  • Take Prenatal Vitamins and Minerals (PDF)New Window...Spanish
  • Vitamin B12 is Important (PDF)New Window...Spanish

  • Food Safety, Storage, and Preparation

  • Don’t Get Sick From the Food You Eat: Here’s How (PDF)New Window...Spanish 
  • Lower Your Chances of Eating Food with Unsafe Chemicals in Them (PDF)New Window...Spanish
  • Tips for Cooking and Storing Foods (PDF)New Window...Spanish
  • Tips for Keeping Foods Safe (PDF)New Window...Spanish

  • Common Pregnancy Discomforts

  • Constipation: What You Can Do (PDF)New Window...Spanish
  • Constipation – Products You Can and Cannot Use (PDF)New Window...Spanish 
  • Do You Have Trouble with Milk Foods? (PDF)New Window...Spanish
  • Heartburn: What You Can Do (PDF)New Window...Spanish
  • Heartburn: Should You Use Antacids (PDF)New Window...Spanish
  • Nausea: Tips That Help (PDF)New Window...Spanish
  • Nausea: Choose These Foods (PDF)New Window...Spanish
  • Nausea: What To Do When You Vomit (PDF)New Window...Spanish

  • Additional Resources

  • MCAH and CPSP Forms

    Last modified on: 8/19/2013 9:54 AM