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Top 7 Things to Know About Pregnancy Nutrition

Top 7 Things to Know About Pregnancy Nutrition

You’re pregnant. Now what do you eat? If you’re like many women I know, as soon as you find out you are pregnant, you start second-guessing your diet. And then you start Googling pregnancy nutrition, and pretty soon you’re confused and have a long list of things you either “must” eat or “never” eat. Take a deep breath. Instead of trying to hold onto everything, focus on these top 7 things to know about pregnancy nutrition.

Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes

In honor of Diabetes Awareness Month, and my work with women pre- and post-partum, today’s feature is on gestational diabetes. What is it? Why is it a concern? What can you do about it?

Exercise During Pregnancy

Exercise During Pregnancy

Getting into an exercise routine can be really tough. Finding the time, the energy, the motivation. And that’s for the average adult. Never mind having the added factors of growing another person…Or maybe you’re ready to go, but don’t know how to proceed…Depending on your doctor, and the personal experiences of your friends, you may be getting a wide variety of conflicting advice! Let’s drill down to some of the facts. 

Mythbusters: “Eating for two”

Mythbusters: “Eating for two”

Ladies, I hate to be the one to tell you, but eating for two is a complete lie. We want to believe it. Because as women, many of us have been on some kind of diet since middle school. We’ve been conditioned to be careful about what we eat, we feel pressures and constraints.

But when you’re pregnant – ahhhhhhh! It’s an excuse to relax a little. You’re SUPPOSED to gain weight. But getting into the mindset that you’re eating for two can do more harm than good.

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ABOUT Katie

I’m Katie Goldberg (AKA The Pregnancy Dietitian), mom of 2 little humans, health coach, and registered dietitian nutritionist. I can guide you through the research and best practices (and avoid all the B.S.) to help you confidently nourish your body and your baby during this unique season of life.

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