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Pregnancy Health

Congratulations!  You're expecting!

Nutrition is extremely important during your pregnancy.  Following a healthy diet is vital to your body as well as the growth and development of your baby during this special time of life.  Choosing a variety of foods will ensure adequate calories and nutrients to help you and your baby stay healthy and strong.

The Navy is wholly dedicated to providing expecting servicewomen the knowledge and resources to maintain optimal health before, during, and after pregnancy.

Visit these sites for practical and timely information on healthy pregnancy:

USDA Pregnancy Nutrition Information

Navy Medicine Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Resource

US Department of Health and Human Services

- Pregnancy

- Breastfeeding

World Health Organization

Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

- Medications during Pregnancy

 Navy Personnel Command (NPC) Women's Policy Pregnancy FAQs