Nutrition is the intake of food necessary for optimal health.
Choices regarding maternal nutrition and lifestyle affect maternal and child health.
The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that women develop healthy dietary behaviors prior, during and after their pregnancy for optimal maternal and infant health outcomes.
The goal of prenatal nutrition is to provide for the optimal development of the fetus and to support maternal health.
Gangliosides and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) play critical roles in early childhood brain development.