How do nutritional needs change from the neonate period through young adulthood? Please think about the following questions:
- Recognize the contribution of nutrition to wellness and flourishing.
- Develop strategies to promote healthy nutrition.
- Discuss maternal nutrition during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Required reading: Bright Futures, Nutrition, Theme 5
Pediatrics: Krebs, N. F., Himes, J. H., Jacobson, D., Nicklas, T. A., Guilday, P., & Styne, D. (2007). Assessment of child and adolescent overweight and obesity. Pediatrics,120(Supplement 4), S193-S228.
Assignment: Outline the expected nutrition and growth parameters per age and be prepared to discuss.