Behind the hype: Nutrition supplements in pregnancy and breastfeeding - Digital only

To assist health professionals and other sector workers decipher fact from fiction, Te Hiringa Hauora/Health Promotion Agency is undertaking factual reviews of topical issues.  These two-page information sheets contain evidence-based advice to help you provide clear consistent information to consumers.

Meeting the increased nutrition needs during pregnancy and breastfeeding is important, however expensive supplements are often marketed to parents wanting to conceive, during pregnancy and when breastfeeding. Read this Behind the Hype to learn which nutrition supplements are needed, the importance of a healthy diet, and who is at an increased risk of deficiency.

This resource is for digital download only, please bear in mind we are in the middle of making changes on our website and this a momentary fix. 

View Behind the hype: Nutrition supplements in pregnancy and breastfeeding in pdf.