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Table 6 Responses to the question “How confident do you feel discussing the following topics with young women?” (N = 108)

From: Dietary habits and supplementation practices of young women during pregnancy: an online cross-sectional survey of young mothers and health care professionals

  Midwives FNPs
  Confident Not confident Would like training Confident Not confident Would like training
Folic Acid supplements 97% 3% 0% 88% 3% 7%
Good dietary sources of Folic Acid/Folates 89% 9% 3% 87% 8% 4%
Vitamin D supplements 86% 6% 9% 89% 8% 5%
Other sources of Vitamin D 71% 21% 9% 91% 7% 4%
Iron supplements 97% 0% 3% 92% 7% 3%
Good dietary sources of Iron 97% 0% 3% 99% 0% 1%
Healthy Start 94% 6% 0% 97% 0% 3%
Pregnancy multi-vitamins 83% 14% 3% 75% 18% 8%
Omega 3 (fish oils) 56% 35% 9% 62% 25% 15%
General healthy eating guidelines for pregnancy 100% 0% 0% 97% 3% 1%
Foods to avoid during pregnancy 100% 0% 0% 93% 7% 4%
Caffeine 100% 0% 0% 96% 4% 3%
Alcohol 100% 3% 0% 99% 4% 1%
Gestational weight gain 88% 12% 3% 72% 17% 11%