National Maternal and Infant Nutrition Intensive Course

August 16−18, 2017
Cowles Auditorium
Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs
University of Minnesota
301 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota


The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to describe ways that appropriate nutrition services can improve pregnancy outcomes, describe the effect of maternal eating behaviors on birth outcomes and infant health status and development, and identify characteristics of model programs and counseling approaches for maternal and infant nutritional health.

Who Should Attend

This continuing education program is designed for dietitians, nutritionists, certified nurse midwives, registered nurses and nurse practitioners, physicians, and public health professionals who serve preconceptual, pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women.


This activity will be submitted to the following for continuing education approval:

  • Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • The Centers for Public Health Educaton and Outreach (CPHEO) University of Minnesota School of Public Health

The National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course is supported in part by:

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number T79MC00007-27-01; MCH Nutrition Training Program. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

This project has been funded in part with Federal funds from the Food and Nutrition Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under Grant Agreement No. WIC-UNIV.MN-17. Financial support of this Course provided by the Food and Nutrition Service cannot be interpreted as an endorsement of the views presented by the Course speakers.

For more information contact:

Maddie Grover | 612-624-4938