A five-week program that focuses on optimal prenatal nutrition.
Optimal prenatal nutrition -- nourish a healthy mother, grow a healthy baby.
Week 1: Nutrition basics, morning sickness & carbohydrate cravings
Causes of morning sickness and nausea
Basic remedies for nausea
How to deal with constant carbohydrate cravings
Top foods to nourish you and your growing baby when you have nausea and carbohydrate cravings
Week 2: Managing fatigue during pregnancy
The connection between blood sugar imbalances and fatigue
The importance of thyroid health
The nutrient-dense foods that energize you and help your baby grow optimally
Lifestyle strategies for managing fatigue
Week 3: Protecting your baby from toxic exposures
Why fear is the most damaging of all exposures
How to prioritize the avoidance of exposures
How and why every small step you take in the right direction is a huge gift to yourself, your baby and your family
Week 4: A more in depth look at nutrition: optimizing digestive & gut health
How to "eat for two"
How to prevent/limit/address reflux, heartburn and constipation
How balanced gut flora supports a healthy pregnancy, contributes to baby's lifelong health, and reduces your chances of positive Group B Strep (GBS) result (and why this matters!)
Common concerns regarding nutrition and food safety
Week 5: Preparing for birth, breastfeeding & postpartum recovery
How to plan ahead for postpartum healing
Strategies to optimize milk production and breastfeeding outcomes
How to help friends and family be truly helpful
Grocery shopping lists
Nutrient-dense food chart
Non-toxic product suggestions for home, body, and baby
Meal planning templates
ARE YOU READY TO FEED YOUR PREGNANT BODY?
SELF-PACED HOME STUDY
You will be provided with a PDF workbook and will have three months to complete the program at your leisure. After completion of each module we will meet via phone or virtually for a 30-minute session to dive further into the big ideas and discuss any questions you may have.
GROUP STUDY (next class TBA)
Five 90-min weekly meetings in a group setting. Immerse yourself in a community of like-minded individuals for peer support and guidance. PDF workbook provided.