What a pregnant woman eats during pregnancy not only affects her own health and wellbeing, but also her baby’s development. It is during pregnancy that the foundations of the baby’s lifelong physical and mental health are being laid. Therefore, it is of paramount importance that the growing baby’s nutritional needs are met.
Less than 30% of mothers know how much weight gain is recommended during pregnancy.
A dietitian specialized in pregnancy nutrition can help optimise diet by helping with:
Morning sickness, constipation and reflux
Boosting energy levels
Choosing the right prenatal supplements to meet the unique needs during pregnancy
Healthy pregnancy weight gain
Optimising gut microbiome
Reducing the risk of, or helping to manage pregnancy complications such as gestational diabetes or pre-eclampsia
Answering dietary questions