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Extension Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health

Extension Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health

Kansas State University
1324 Lover's Lane
207 Justin Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-5782



Welcome to MOM (Matters of Motherhood)!

Volume 2, Issue 1-- Obesity Prevalence Up in Kansas Preschoolers from Low-Income Families; Toddler Diets Need Improvement, Survey Shows; Child Obesity Related to...Sleep Duration?; Exercise During Pregnancy -- The Right Move for Mom and Baby; Health Care Reform Boosts Support for Employed Mothers; Resources You Can Use -- Text4baby; Ask MOM: "What is BPA? Is it harmful for infants?"

Volume1, Issue 4-- Obesity and Teen Pregnancy - Compounding the Risks; In the News -Weight guidelines; Childcare Corner - www.ellynsatter.com; Resources You Can Use: Expect the Best: Your Guide to Healthy Eating Before, During and after Pregnancy; Ask MOM: "What are DHA and AA and why are they in my baby's formula?"

Volume 1, Issue 3-- Getting Ready of Pregnancy - What's a Body to Do?; Nutrition Matter -- Choline; Resources You Can Use: An Easy Guide to Breastfeeding; Childcare Corner; "Ask MOM": "Is fruit juice a contributor to child overweight?"

Volume 1, Issue 2-- Core Nutrition Messages Make "Teachable Moments" Consistent; Resources You Can Use: Newsletter Targets Childcare Providers; "Ask MOM": "A Healthy Mouth for Your Baby" available at no charge.

Volume 1, Issue 1-- MyPyramid for Pregnancy and Breastfeeding; Caffeine Intake During Pregnancy Related to Fetal Growth Restriction?; What's in the Works? - Breastfeeding Display; In the News: Vitamin D; Check it out - MyPyramid for Preschoolers; Working with Pregnant Women? Gestational Diabetes resource.

Questions concerning information on this page can be directed to Dr. Sandy Procter, Assistant Professor, Extension Specialist, 1324 Lover's Lane, 204 Justin Hall, Extension Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, Kansas State University. Phone 785-532-1675, email procter@ksu.edu