Class Dates
08/21/2023 to 12/08/2023
Delivered By
Online Asynchronous
Jennifer Hanson
Meeting Times
Meets by Appt
Meeting Location
Distance Education

Maternal and Child Nutrition

FNDH 862 - Class Number: 15686


This course is a critical examination of behavioral, physiological, and public health issues impacting dietary and nutritional factors that support normal growth and development. The course content focuses on the early stages of the life cycle: gestation, lactation, infancy, preschool, school age and adolescence. Topics include the fetal programming hypothesis, growth and nutritional requirements, breast and formula feeding of infants, infant weaning, and eating behaviors that lead to normal growth, growth faltering, and pediatric obesity.


  • Instructor Jennifer Hanson's permission is always required.

Student Requirements:

  • Internet access


  • FNDH 510-Life Span Nutrition or equivalent

Enrollment Dates
03/20/2023 to 08/21/2023
Enrollment Limit

Credit/Tuition Options

Credit Option Hours

Enrollments received on or after the first day of class may be assessed a $65 special handling fee.

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