It is well established that dietary habits of women during pregnancy directly affect their baby's health thus, Nutrium is optimized to allow professionals to give the proper prenatal nutritional counseling required.
When you register the client's gender as female the software will adapt its fields for a prenatal nutrition appointment.
In section 1. Information you will be able to register information about "Pregnancy History". When registering the last menstrual period of the client the software will determine in which trimester the pregnancy is and when the lactation period should begin.
In section 3. Measurements, new anthropometric measurements have been added: IgG and IgM, current weight. It is also important to record pre-pregnancy weight by changing the date on the field weight to assess normal weight gain.
In section 4. Planning nutritional recommendations will also adapt according to the client's requirements, which differ in each trimester.
To determine normal weight gain during pregnancy the software has integrated and grown chart with Institute of Medicine recommendations. To determine normal Body Mass Index progress the software has integrated Atalah's curves.
When assessing Daily Energy Expenditure the add additional energy requirements per trimester as well as macronutrients and fiber recommendations will be taken into account.
And lastly, when analyzing the meal plan on step 7, micronutrient recommendations will also be automatically adapted.
If you want to know more detailed information about this adaptation, check the article on our blog.
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