This continuing education program focuses on the improvement of maternal and infant health through the delivery of risk-appropriate, high-quality, nutrition services. It 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. Visit ccaps.umn.edu/mnic to learn more and to register for the course.

This program will apply for up to 11 hours of continuing education by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

Registration Fee for online program:




This year's conference topics include:

  • Anemia and Neurodevelopment

  • Dietary Patterns in Pregnancy and Maternal-fetal Outcomes: An Evidence Analysis

  • Learn the Signs, Act Early

  • Feeding Issues in Youth with NDD

  • A community-engaged Model for Breastfeeding Promotion: Lessons Learned from the Chunli Tobacco Coalition

  • Nutrition and Immigration

  • Hunger and Immigration: The Public Charge Proposed Rule

  • The Disadvantage Paradox of Food Insecurity in Homes with Young Children

  • Sanctuary City Policies and MCH Outcomes: Implications for Nutrition Assistance Programs


  • 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

Refund Policy: Refunds are not issued for cancellation.

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