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Course Description

This course includes 5 modules that cover topics related to nutrition and physical activity in the first 1,000 days, or conception to 2 years postpartum.

1) The First 1,000 days

2) Diet and Physical Activity during Pregnancy

3) Diet and Physical Activity during Lactation

4) Human Milk Production and Feeding

5) Providing Solid Foods

Faculty Author

Kathleen M. Rasmussen, ScD, RD
Julia P. Felice, PhD
Christina M. Stark, MS, RD, CDN
Erica L. Bender, CNM, NP-OB/GYN
Cornell University, Division of Nutritional Sciences

Benefits to the Learner

After completing this training, learners should be able to:

  • Describe the concept of the “first 1,000 days” for both mothers and their young children on short- and long-term outcomes.

  • Describe diet and physical activity recommendations for pregnant women as well as common diet- and activity-related issues experienced by pregnant women and strategies to address those issues.

  • Describe diet and physical activity recommendations for lactating women as well as common diet- and activity-related issues experienced by lactating women and strategies to address those issues.

  • Describe recommendations for producing and feeding human milk as well as common diet- and activity-related issues related to producing and feeding human milk and strategies to address those issues.

  • Describe recommendations for providing solid foods to infants and children up to 2 years old as well as common solid foods-related issues and strategies to address those issues.

  • Demonstrate the relevance and application of the knowledge gained and distinguish among issues reported by women that are manageable from those that should be referred to other professionals for management.

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Type
self-paced (non-instructor led)
Dates
Apr 25, 2018 to Dec 31, 2020
Total Number of Hours
10.0
Course Fee(s)
Contract Fee $200.00
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