Booklet, Revised 2021
Healthy weight gain is important during pregnancy for the health of the woman and her growing baby. This booklet includes information on the benefits of gaining the recommended amount of weight during pregnancy, how to determine the amount of weight to gain during pregnancy, and recommendations for how to gain a healthy amount of weight. This booklet was developed in consultation with Saskatchewan dietitians, nurses, and other healthcare providers, as well as First Nations women.
Recent updates include the latest Canada Food Guide recommendations, the importance of certain nutrients in pregnancy, and how to track weight gain during pregnancy using the My Saskatchewan Pregnancy app.