Tuesday, 7 February 2023 (times tbc) Specialist Group Virtual

Hosted by BDA Maternal and Fertility Nutrition Specialist Group

Are you a Registered Dietitian or Nutritionist who is looking for a course that will provide you with the latest evidence and practical clinical skills to support your clients through their pregnancy journey? Well you've come to the right place!

The BDA Maternal and Fertility Nutrition Specialist Group are proud to introduce you to their virtual six week group teaching programme, taught by our team of expert prenatal dietitians from a range of clinical and academic backgrounds. The fusion of the team's experience and expertise means we will support you in providing the very best up-to-date care to your clients. View the programme

The sessions will be delivered as a mix of recorded talks, live welcome session and live discussion session, the live sessions will be via MS Teams, and will provide you with plenty of opportunity to ask questions.

Course dates

  • Live Welcome Session - 10 January
  • Each session will be released to watch at 2pm on 17 January; 24 January; 31 January and 7 February. The recording will be available so you have the flexibility to catch up in your own time. Presentation slides/notes, supporting resources and key references will also be made available. There will be a forum to pose your questions to the teaching group and there will also be a reflection sheet after each session.
  • Live discussion session on 28 February.

Following course completion you will receive a digital certificate. Access to all materials will be for 4 months after the final session.

We are allowing bookings until 7 February 2023.

The six practical sessions will cover:

  • Preconception nutrition
  • Food choices & nutritional guidelines in pregnancy
  • Nutrition support in pregnancy complications/side effects (including HG)
  • Food safety
  • Nutrient and supplement considerations
  • Weight management in pregnancy
  • Physical activity & exercise in pregnancy 
  • Pregnancy post-bariatric surgery
  • Diabetes in pregnancy
  • Designing a maternal weight management service
  • Developing a pregnancy management plan
  • Case studies discussion
  • Panel discussion

Endorsed by the BDA and Association for Nutrition (AfN) for CPD


  • Maternal and Fertility Specialist Group Member £295
  • BDA members £395
  • Non-BDA members £595
  • Dietetic Student £195

Costs are discounted by £50 for any bookings made on or before 31 December 2022. Discount is applied at the payment page of your booking.

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