The purpose of this research study is to examine what women eat and the reasons for their food choices during pregnancy and after their baby is born. The study will also examine how thoughts, values and beliefs related to food influence a woman’s health during pregnancy and the postpartum period, along with the health of her baby.

Study Organization

This study is funded and led by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) of the National Institutes of Health, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina and The Emmes Corporation.