340-4315
Women's Health, Prenatal Nutrition and Infant Outcomes: A Public Health Perspective
Date:
Sunday, Oct 4, 2015
 
Time:
8:00 am –  9:30 am
 
Track:
Wellness and Prevention
 
Room:
Grand B
 
The United States' infant mortality rate is 27th in the world, higher than that found in many western European and east Asian countries. This session highlights the four leading causes of infant mortality, the role nutrition plays and explores why some women receive insufficient care. Using a community/public health approach, we will examine how RDNs can positively impact infant mortality by addressing strategies that, if achieved, will improve the health of women and infants.Planned with the Women's Health DPG

Describe the four leading causes of infant mortality and the nutrition factors affecting each.

Identify the roles of preconception, interconception and prenatal nutrition on birth outcomes.

List ways that RDNs can positively impact infant mortality using a public health perspective.
$37.00 
Member Price: $32.00
 
 
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