Expectant and New Mum Resources

All of the links below are to evidence-based nutrition resources for expectant and new mothers, which have been developed by, or in collaboration with, UKVRN Registered Nutritionists (RNutrs) or Registered Associate Nutritionists (ANutrs).

We will be continually adding resources to this over time, so please do check back in and share these resources and this page/resource hub #AfNNutritionHub

Please note – These resources are produced independently by Registrants & are not owned by the AfN.


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Early Start Nutrition
Free e-guide ‘Feeding your Baby in the First Year’

Perfect for families about to begin their baby’s exciting food journey!

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Eat Smart – Shop Smart

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Eating well in pregnancy


Nutrition in pregnancy by Aliya Porter RNutr

4 Tips for mastering the perfect latch

Mastering the perfect latch is important for a successful and comfortable nursing experience for both mother and baby. This post takes an in-depth look at what a good latch looks like, plus 4 tips to support mothers who want to breastfeed their little one.


Nourishing you body during postpartum recovery

The postpartum period is often filled with sleep deprivation, figuring out life with a newborn, and a whole lot of recovery after going through childbirth. Prioritising postpartum nutrition can help ensure new mothers replenish nutrients that have been depleted during pregnancy and childbirth.


How to combat constipation during pregnancy

Constipation is an unpleasant, yet common, symptom experienced by many women during pregnancy. Although there are many functional reasons why this happens, what we eat and drink can help support better digestive health.

5 Tips for tackling morning sickness

The power of vegetables as first foods

Article providing tips for introducing first foods and simple weaning recipes.

By Jenny Rosborough RNutr & Catherine Lippe RNutr