Written by Michelle Tirmandi, Holistic Nutritionist At Yoga Mamas
Beyond giving yourself the peace of mind that you’re nourishing yourself and your baby, working with a Holistic Nutritionist will save you time and provide you with the support and confidence that you’ll need in order to make lasting changes in your dietary and lifestyle habits.
Working with a Holistic Nutritionist will help with:
1. Choosing Foods That Support Your Pregnancy Journey
A Holistic Nutritionist will use whole foods to naturally support fertility and hormonal health, pregnancy ailments (cravings, morning sickness, leg cramps, heartburn, constipation, swelling etc.), healthy labour and delivery (what to eat before, during, and after labour) and postpartum healing, recovery and lactation.
2. Eating For Specific Ailments/Chronic Illness
A Holistic Nutritionist will answer questions about how to eat for health concerns such as PCOS, Endometriosis, Ovulation, Egg Quality, Thyroid Function, Gestational Diabetes, Preeclampsia etc.
3. Knowing When and What To Feed Baby
Working with a Holistic Nutritionist will help educate you on when and what solid foods to introduce to baby, as well as the essential nutrients to include in their diets.
4. Adjust To Your New Normal Postpartum
Working with a Holistic Nutritionist will help you to re-establish wholesome eating patterns postpartum that will support you with energy, healthy weight loss and lactation.
5. Feel Your Best
A Holistic Nutritionist will help to ensure that you feel emotionally connected, supported and fully accountable to the process of changing your eating habits so that you will feel empowered to make your own decisions and in turn, feel your best!