2020–2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans: New Recommendations for Expectant Moms, Infants, and Toddlers
This continuing education course dives into the new recommendations included in the 2020–2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans for pregnant and lactating mothers, as well as children aged 0–24 months, and explores potential areas for expansion or revision in the future.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the May 2023 edition of Today's Dietitian.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Differentiate nutrients of concern for pregnant and lactating women and babies aged 0–24 months.
- Counsel patients on foods that should be avoided or limited during pregnancy and lactation and for babies aged 0–24 months.
- Evaluate signs of readiness for infants to start complementary foods.
- Recommend programs to support healthful eating for pregnant women and children aged 0–24 months.
This course was written by Kristin Sementelli MS, RD, LDN, a prenatal and women’s health dietitian based in Chicago.
The faculty and planners for this activity have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
An "ineligible company" includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
In support of improving patient care, Great Valley Publishing Company is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
This activity will also award credit for dietetics (CDR CPEU).
RDs and DTRs are to select activity type 102 in their Activity Log. Sphere and Competency selection are at the learner’s discretion.
- 2.00 CDR