Pre & Postnatal Nutrition

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One of the best experiences in a woman’s life is during those wonderful 40 weeks in which she is preparing to bring a baby into the world, right? Well, that’s simply not always true.

While some women breeze through pregnancy, others really struggle to make it through each day.  Pregnancy can be a time of hormonal overload, bloating, cramping, nausea, back pain, constipation, and the uncontrollable need to deep clean the house and reorganize the closets. While we can’t help you with the nesting syndrome (although we can certainly relate to it!), we can help you have a healthier, less stressful pregnancy by creating an individualized nutrition program to meet your needs and help with those pre-baby ailments.

A pregnant woman’s body is innately protective and wise, however pregnancy is not a free pass to eat whatever we want. It was once believed that the placenta was a proficient filter, fully protecting babies in the womb from chemicals or anything that could be potentially harmful. Unfortunately, modern technology has clearly shown us otherwise. There are many things in our immediate environment that don’t support wellness, and a tiny baby body is not designed to handle or process all the toxins we are continuously exposed to. But here’s the great news Mamas! Nutrition can be one of the most powerful tools in establishing a protective shield for your baby. There are SO many benefits to choosing real, whole foods when you and your little one need it most! It’s absolutely essential to nourish yourself with life creating foods. The nutrients supplied to your baby should ideally come from your diet, otherwise they will be taken from your body. Providing yourself with the proper nutrition will promote the healthiest possible start for you and your baby.

Prenatal/Postnatal Sessions include:

-In-depth nutrition & health assessment
-Customized nutrition plan
-Customized supplement plan
-High risk foods to avoid
-Addressing weight gain: discussing fears, concerns, and body image

Natural Solutions for:

– Nausea, Headaches, Anemia, Heartburn, Fatigue, Insomnia, Stretch Marks, Leg cramps, Labor

Additional Resources for Prenatal Care:

-OBGYN/ Midwife, Doula, Naturopathic care, Acupuncture, Chiropractic care, Prenatal classes, Placenta Encapsulation, Non- toxic baby products, Healthy home considerations