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|Everything you need to conduct a food safety presentation for pregnant women.|
Food Safety for Moms-to-Be
[insert presenting organization]
INTRODUCTION (Slides 1-4: Approx. 10-15 minutes)
Welcome, thanks for coming, and congratulations on your pregnancy! Whether this is your first, second, or third baby, this is an exciting time for you and your family.
Optional: To get to know each other a little better, let’s go around the room and have everyone give your name, how many children you have, and your due date. (Introductions)
Today we’re going to discuss a topic you may have heard about in the news — foodborne illness. Has anyone heard or read anything about this illness? (Discuss — relate any local outbreaks, e.g., E. coli O157:H7, Salmonella, etc.)
Have you heard anything about foodborne illness in relation to pregnancy? (Discuss)
Exactly what is foodborne illness? . . .