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Post Baby Body Love (Part 2)

Post Baby Body Love

Having a baby is such a journey. Let’s do a brief timeline, shall we? TWW (two week wait) Get your BFP (big fat positive). Survive the dreaded nausea phase. Give me #allthefood. How did I gain 4 pounds in a weekend? I have to pee. … continue reading

Manage Gestational Diabetes Without Fear

Manage Gestational Diabetes Without Fear

When you’re diagnosed with gestational diabetes, one of the first things you do is hop on Google and try to unravel what this will mean for your pregnancy and birth. A lot of the time, the search results are not reassuring. They say you’ll need … continue reading

Post Baby Body Love (Part 1)

Post Baby Body Love (Part 1)

Years ago, I remember being asked by a man I knew through the Pilates industry if I ever wanted to have children. When I responded: “I think so – maybe in another few years.” He interrupted me to say” “You shouldn’t “ruin” your body because … continue reading

Undereating and Infertility

Undereating and Infertility

Nutrition is rarely black and white. Discussions around nutrition for fertility are a perfect example of this. Infertility can happen for dozens of reasons. Based on the current state of affairs in the western world, where ⅔ of us are overweight, the focus is often … continue reading

9 Gestational Diabetes Myths

9 Myths About Gestational Diabetes

As a specialist in gestational diabetes nutrition, I get a lot of questions about blood sugar and pregnancy. Gestational diabetes is controversial. It’s complicated. And there’s a lot of misinformation out there. I do my best to address the controversies in interviews and with participants … continue reading

Real Talk About Breastfeeding

Real Talk About Breastfeeding

It’s always been taboo to discuss how diet affects the quality of breastmilk because there are already so many barriers to breastfeeding. (I’ve written about that already, here.) We hear the “Breast is Best” campaign ad nauseum, but have you ever wondered how your diet … continue reading