Early Life Nutrition Masterclass - Preconception, Pregnancy, Early Childhood, King's College London

This course will focus on the current evidence surrounding the role of nutrition from preconception and pregnancy to early childhood. Lectures, workshops, and group discussions will develop a deeper knowledge of the role of nutrition in early life.

In particular the course will discuss:

  • Nutrition and body composition in the preconception period
  • The Preconception Partnership
  • Pregnant women with obesity
  • Micronutrients in pregnancy
  • Postpartum weight management
  • Milk feeding
  • Allergies in the early years
  • Childhood obesity
By the end of the course you will:
  • Have a good understanding of the importance of nutrition from preonception and pregnancy to early childhood
  • Be able to provide evidence based advice to the practical care of pregnant women and parent/guardians of young children.
  • Be awarded a certificate of attendance
Who is it for?
This course is designed for healthcare professionals who have close contact with women planning a pregnancy, pregnant and lactating women, and their infants, including doctors, pharmacists, midwives, nurses, and health visitors as well as nutritionists and dietitians. Current students are also welcome to apply. 
For more details and to book your place please visit the website
Academic Lead
Prof Lucilla Poston, Department of Women and Children’s Health Head, School of Life Course Sciences Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine (FoLSM) King’s College London 10th floor Nth Wing St Thomas’ Hospital London SE1 7EH
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