After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:
- describe the influence of maternal nutrition on epigenetic programming in the offspring’s first 1000 days of life;
- describe the role of the maternal microbiome on foetal and infant development;
- describe the evidence base for omega-3 fatty acid, choline and probiotic supplementation in pregnancy and breastfeeding;
- describe the nutrient and lifestyle risk minimisation strategies to improve offspring outcomes in later life.
The 2016 Competency Standard addressed by this activity include: 2.1, 2.3, 3.2, 3.5, 3.6
Accreditation number: A2007AJP3 Accreditation expires: 01/07/2022
This activity has been accredited for 1.5 hour of Group One CPD (or 1.5 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which may be converted to 1.5 hours of Group Two CPD (or 3.0 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the associated assessment activity.