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Pre- and Postnatal Nutrition

Specialise your Nutrition Knowledge and Extend your Client Base with our CPD course

This online e-learning course is accredited by CIMSPA.


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Gain a CPD Certification

Specialise your nutrition knowledge further and extend your client base.

Understand the Principles of Nutrition for Pre & Postnatal Clients

Why is nutrition important when someone is pregnant? Is it safe to eat Stilton while pregnant? What about tuna?

How much weight should a woman put on during pregnancy and how quickly should she lose it afterwards? Is breastfeeding really better than bottle-feeding? This course will answer all these questions and much more.

Pre and Postnatal Nutrition Course
Offer Pre and Postnatal Nutrition Advice

Advise pregnant women on a healthy diet during pregnancy including what foods they need to limit or avoid and safe supplement use.

Offer Weight Gain Advice

Learn about the importance of weight gain during pregnancy, and help clients who have recently given birth, advising on appropriate nutriton to support breast-feeding and weight loss.

Help Women Prepare for Pregnancy

Provide advice on an optimal diet to prepare for pregnancy.

AfN Certified

This course is certified by the Association for Nutrition at Level 4 of the Health & Social Care Competency Framework. AfN Certification was granted in September 2017 and is due for renewal in September 2020.

Course specifics

To do this course, you will need:

E-learning

This Pre and Postnatal Nutrition CPD course is an interactive e-learning course. We recommend you work through the course more than once. There is a demonstration of the course available (look for the "Course Demo" tab).

Content

  • Preparing for pregnancy with diet and lifestyle changes
  • Healthy weight gain during pregnancy
  • The importance of folic acid, vitamin D and other micronutrients
  • Supplement use
  • What foods need to be limited or avoided during pregnancy
  • The top ten pregnancy super-foods
  • An optimal diet to support breastfeeding
  • Safe and effective weight loss after giving birth
  • Practical application of pre- and postnatal nutrition

Assessment

An online exam at the end of the course to test your understanding.

Options available to pay for your course:

Training for a new career is a big investment and with all things in life you tend to get what you pay for.

At Future Fit Training, we make it easy and affordable for you to achieve your dream career without comprising on the quality of your learning experience or more importantly, your future career! We offer a variety of payment options including;

  • Pay your course in full - all of our CPD courses can be purchased through our website in full
  • Flexible payment schemes - pay a deposit and then the balance, pay as you learn, pay by company invoice or finance through OMNI (only available on selected courses)

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FAQ

Our Support Team is ready to answer any questions you might have. These are the most commonly asked questions we get from our students.

How do I know you’re the best training provider for my course?
  • We have over 20 years of experience in the fitness industry
  • We were winners of the ukactive's Training Provider of the Year in 2016 & 2017
  • We are ISO 9001:2015 registered by the British Standards Institute
  • We offer you affordable and flexible payment options
  • Our flexible training format allows you to train at your own pace and in your own time
  • You will receive unlimited support throughout your training
  • Our team of experienced and highly qualified tutors make your training rewarding and fun
What is CIMSPA?

CIMSPA (the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) is the professional organisation that provides development, leadership, support and empowerment for professionals working in sport and physical activity.

Their goal is to create a standardised industry that everyone, from apprentices to CEOs, are confident in and proud to be part of. Some quick key facts are:

  • Backed by Sport England and DCMS (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) to lead developments in the sports and physical activity sector’s workforce.
  • Set a rigorous system for standardising all sport and exercise professionals, assessments and awarding and validating qualifications.
  • Has membership options for everyone working in, or interested in working in, the sport and physical activity world.
  • CIMSPA already provides a route to chartered status for those working in leisure operations, and is developing similar routes for the whole of the sector.

For more information go to www.cimspa.co.uk.

Is there a deadline to complete my training?

Each individual module within your training programme has a recommended time frame for completion. The aim of these time frames are to encourage you to succeed and ensure that you become qualified. The overall deadline to complete all your courses will be dependent on the courses you have purchased. Please refer back to your enrolment form and the terms and conditions to see the relevant deadlines.

How long will the course take? How many hours should I study for per week?

We would ask how much time can you dedicate to your study? The more time available, the quicker you can complete your course. If you don’t have lots of time, we advise taking it step-by-step.

Student Success Story...

Scott Baptie

Sports Nutritionist, Author & Fat Loss Coach

Scott specialises in fat loss, muscle gain and nutrition for sports performance. He likes to challenge and encourage his clients to surpass their physical and mental boundaries by using effective, scientifically-proven nutritional strategies to help them achieve their goals. He was attracted to Future Fit Training as he has heard many positive reviews about the company and believed it would be a welcome addition to his current qualification portfolio. At the moment, Scott is involved in a wide range of fitness and nutrition projects and there are several exciting things on the horizon.

I love my job. I enjoy meeting with new clients and I am always excited when I am presented with an opportunity to help clients achieve their goals. The sense of satisfaction is unrivalled when you hear of clients successes.