Nutritional Needs During Breastfeeding


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How many extra calories do breastfeeding women need daily?

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1. Breastfeeding women who follow a vegetarian diet you may need to take what type of supplements?

2. What are empty calories?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will test your understanding of breastfeeding mothers. You should know examples of foods with empty calories and vegetarians who breastfeed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can use these assessment tools to test your knowledge of:

  • Information, including vitamin supplements, for vegetarians who are breastfeeding
  • Amount of extra calories breastfeeding women need
  • Examples of foods with empty calories
  • Definition of empty calories

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz will practice these skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about vegetarians who breastfeed
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding what empty calories are
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding breastfeeding and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To increase your knowledge of breastfeeding, go over the lesson called Nutritional Needs During Breastfeeding. The lesson follows these objectives:

  • Identify the recommendations about caloric needs for breastfeeding moms
  • Review the different foods breastfeeding moms should eat and avoid
  • Learn about the negative affects of eating too much food with mercury
  • Recall the importance of staying hydrated while breastfeeding