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Importance of Nutritional Status in Pregnancy Outcomes  - RD47
Importance of Nutritional Status in Pregnancy Outcomes

RD47 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Dale Ames Kline, MS, RD, LD and Elizabeth Chiodo, RD, LDN
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The goal of this pregnancy outcome and nutritional status module is to provide dietitians, health educators and nurses with information on factors that may affect pregnancy outcome. Topics include risk factors for poor pregnancy outcome, nutrition and fertility, the development of diseases later in life and epigenetics. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify risk factors for poor pregnancy outcome
  • Discuss the impact of the nutritional status of pregnant women on pregnancy outcome
  • List three factors that influence the nutritional status of a pregnant woman
  • Explain epigenetics and how it may be influenced by nutrition status

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including dietitians, health educators and nurses.
Dietitians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title. is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a Level 2 course. Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 2000, 2050, 3000, 3020, 4000, 4130, 5000, 5310 is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This program has been approved for fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM). Granting prior approval does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 6/20/2015

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Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity. Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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