Healthy Weight

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Being at a healthy weight before pregnancy may help avoid health problems in both mom and baby. Overweight, obese and underweight women have a higher risk for pregnancy complications. It is important to eat healthy before, during, and after pregnancy and be physically active. To learn more about what foods to avoid during pregnancy, information on eating healthy, and getting to and maintaining a healthy weight, visit the following websites:

Nutrition for Women

Food Safety for Moms-To-Be

MI Healthier Tomorrow Pledge

Healthy Weight

Healthy Weight Resources During Pregnancy

Listeria Food Poisoning

What You Need to Know About Mercury in Fish and Shellfish

Michigan Women Infant and Children Program (WIC) - Food Information for Pregnant Women