Supporting vegans through pregnancy and lactation

Barlow, Joanne (2020) Supporting vegans through pregnancy and lactation. British Journal of Midwifery, 28 (9). pp. 644-650. ISSN 0969-4900

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Abstract

This article gathers the current knowledge base around veganism and plant-based diets in pregnancy and infant feeding, to explore how midwives can better support the increasing numbers of women and families who are embracing a plant-based lifestyle. People who identify as vegan are becoming increasingly common. There has also been an increase in ‘flexitarianism’ and those adopting plant-based diets for health and/or environmental reasons. There is a need to consolidate the nutritional guidance, to enable better and more consistent evidence-based support for these groups.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: maternity and midwifery, Veganism, Vegans, flexitarianism, infant feeding
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Health & Science > Department of Health Studies
SWORD Depositor: Pub Router
Depositing User: Pub Router
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2020 09:14
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2020 14:16
URI: http://oars.uos.ac.uk/id/eprint/1387

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