Diet is a vital component of prenatal healthcare which can often be overlooked. Today educator and registered dietician Stephanie Lauri joins us to give this subject the attention it deserves. After realizing there was a need for more accessible and reliable information on prenatal nutrition, Stephanie dedicated herself to creating a resource for expectant mothers.
There are some surprising dos and don’ts in this episode. Stephanie lets us in on what exactly your body needs during pregnancy and where to find it. She also has some tricks and tips for getting proper nutrition during this time even if vegetables don’t sound appealing!
In this Episode, You’ll Learn About:
- What are the qualifications to become a dietician
- What the difference is between a nutritionist and a dietician
- Why it is important to begin focusing on nutrition even before becoming pregnant
- How to choose the right prenatal vitamin for you
- What are some powerhouse foods for pregnancy
- Why you shouldn’t focus on weight
- What are some recommendations for vegans and vegetarians
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