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Why Thyroid Health Matters in Pregnancy

Why Thyroid Health Matters in Pregnancy

Pregnancy puts many organs and systems in your body to the test and that includes your thyroid. If you’re not yet acquainted with this tiny little gland, your thyroid is located at the front of your neck and produces several hormones that are crucial to … continue reading

5 Strategies to Avoid Overeating at Thanksgiving

5 Strategies to Avoid Overeating at Thanksgiving

Oh yes, that day is right around the corner. The day where, whether you like it or not, you’re expected to chow down with reckless abandon. I’m talking about Thanksgiving, a holiday meant to celebrate the harvest and express our gratitude, but one that often turns into … continue reading

Taking the Fear Out of Eating During Pregnancy

Taking the Fear Out of Eating During Pregnancy

The first nutrition question I’m asked by newly pregnant mamas is “What foods do I need to avoid?” In some ways, this is understandable. Pregnancy feels rather high stakes. You don’t want to do anything to mess it up. Perhaps you’ve been reading articles online … continue reading

5 Real Food Tips for Managing Nausea in Pregnancy

5 Real Food Tips for Managing Nausea in Pregnancy

  Nausea during pregnancy, often termed “morning sickness,” is no joke. Some women seem to bypass this queasy phase, while others get hit HARD. Those that avoid it entirely are the exception, however, since researchers report that 70-80% of women will experience nausea at some … continue reading

Clearing Up Nutrition for Pregnancy Myths

Clearing Up Nutrition for Pregnancy Myths

From early on in my career, I’ve always loved being asked questions about nutrition, especially the weird ones. Questions lead to fascinating discussions, which leads to research, which leads to more questions, then more research, which ultimately, maybe, (hopefully), leads to some answers. This is … continue reading

Continuing Education on Real Food Prenatal Nutrition

Real Food Prenatal Nutrition

Last week, I had the pleasure of teaching a webinar on gestational diabetes for Evidence Based Birth (EBB). If you’re not familiar with this amazing resource, they offer independent evidence-based analyses on birth practices & prenatal healthcare, so mamas and their providers can make informed … continue reading