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Acknowledgement
The Women's and Children's Hospital is located on the traditional lands for the Kaurna people, and we respect their spiritual relationship with their Country. We also acknowledge that the Kaurna people are the custodians of the Adelaide region, and that their cultural and heritage beliefs are still as important to the living Kaurna people today.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices and names of people who have passed away.

Nutrition Resources for Women

Nutrition resources on pregnancy and breastfeeding, gestational diabetes, and other issues affection women's health.

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Pregnancy and breastfeeding

  • Nutrition for Pregnancy – Fact sheet
    There is never a better time to start improving your eating habits than when you are planning a pregnancy or are pregnant. This fact sheet provides you with information on nutrition for you and your baby as well as safe foods and food hygiene practices for when you are pregnant.
  • Expressed Breast Milk – Fact sheet
    This fact sheet has information about how to express, store and transport EBM. Breastmilk, including colostrum, is the best food for your baby. It helps your baby to be healthy and to fight infections. Your first milk is called colostrum.
  • Expressed Breast Milk for Premature or Unwell Babies in Hospital – Fact sheet
    This fact sheet provides you with information on how to safely express, store and transport your breast milk while your baby is an inpatient at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital.
  • Nutrition for Breastfeeding – Fact sheet
    This fact sheet provides you with information on nutrition for you and your baby when you are breastfeeding.

Fibre

  • High Fibre Diet for Women – Fact sheet
    Fibre is an important part of a healthy diet. Adults who have a low fibre diet are at risk of poor bowel health or associated problems, such as constipation or haemorrhoids. Adequate dietary fibre can reduce your risk of developing problems such as high cholesterol, heart disease, bowel cancers and diabetes.