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Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative

The Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Division’s Nutrition and Physical Activity (NUPA) initiative works to make good nutrition and regular physical activity the preferred and easy lifestyle choice for California women of reproductive age and their families. Funded by Title V Maternal and Child Block Grant.

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Healthy Weight for Healthy Birth and Beyond

A data brief addressing the rising percent of individuals going into pregnancy obese or overweight and an increasing percent of individuals gaining excess weight during pregnancy.

Read brief (PDF) 

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