ONGOING COLUMNS: Nutrition for the FamilyVegetarian Diet During Pregnancy Assessment and SupportSnow, Denise JD, NP, CNM, RN Author Information Denise Snow is a clinical associate professor in the School of Nursing at the State University of New York at Stonybrook, Stonybrook, NY and a healthcare law attorney in private practice. She can be reached via e-mail at [email protected] The author declares no conflicts of interest. MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing: September/October 2017 - Volume 42 - Issue 5 - p 297 doi: 10.1097/NMC.0000000000000365 Buy Metrics In Brief Vegetarian and vegan diets can be safe during pregnancy and are becoming more popular among pregnant women. Knowledgeable and non-judgmental nursing support is essential for effective perinatal nutritional counseling. Welcome to our new nutrition columnist, Denise Snow, a clinical associate professor in the School of Nursing at the State University of New York at Stonybrook and a healthcare law attorney in a private practice. Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.