Nutritional Needs of a Mother

Mothers have a higher need for different vitamins and minerals, especially mothers who are breastfeeding. While a well-balanced diet adequately meets a mother’s needs for vitamins, minerals, and energy it may not be enough to replenish the extra vitamins and minerals needed to sustain optimal health. To understand the facts about the nutritional needs of a mother please click on the links below. We want the women and mothers in our lives to understand what is needed to be healthy and stay healthy.

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/pregnancy-breastfeeding/breastfeeding-nurtitional-needs.html

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/pregnancy-breastfeeding/pregnancy-nutritional-needs.html

http://www.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding/OWH_FS_Breastfeeding_7-25-2014.pdf

http://womenshealth.gov/fitness-nutrition/nutrition-basics/index.html

http://womenshealth.gov/fitness-nutrition/nutrition-basics/vitamins.html

http://womenshealth.gov/fitness-nutrition/nutrition-basics/minerals.html