Want to know where to get started on your diet and lifestyle for preconception health to boost your fertility and optimise the health of your future bub? I’ve got you covered in this blog post outlining the key nutrients to focus on in the lead up to planning your family.
Are you and your partner thinking about conceiving soon? Get the facts on why you need to be working on your pre-conception nutrition and lifestyle now!
Progesterone is an important hormone for supporting early pregnancy, learn which foods help boost your progesterone levels to optimise fertility. By Stefanie Valakas APD, Dietitian & Nutritionist, The Dietologist.
What foods help with implantation: you may have heard that pineapple core, pomegranate juice, beetroots and brazil nuts are all key foods to be including in your diet after an embryo transfer or IVF to help boost blood flow and improve the chances of the embryo sticking. Find out the facts with The Dietologist, Stefanie Valakas APD – Dietitian and Nutritionist.
What to eat to improve egg health and egg quality. Talking about AMH (Anti-Mullerian Hormone) testing and fertility, egg counts and where to focus your dietary efforts to improve your egg quality. A blog post by Accredited Practising Dietitian Stefanie Valakas – The Dietologist in Sydney, NSW, Australia
Non-alcohol drink ideas for social events when you’re trying to conceive or pregnant, plus some easy to use excuses that won’t give anything away to your family and friends as to why you’re ditching the booze! Written by Stefanie Valakas APD The Dietologist – Dietitian & Nutritionist
The gut microbiome of your child develops from before they are conceived, they depend on their mother’s gut microbiome composition, the use of antibiotics and probiotics during and after pregnancy or infancy, mode of delivery (vaginal vs C-section), breastfeeding or formula feeding and introduction of solids.
How to choose a prenatal vitamin and the key nutrients to look for including folic acid or folate, iodine, omega-3 fats (DHA), iron, vitamin D, vitamin B12 and choline. Recommendations by an Australian Accredited Practising Dietitian & Nutritionist – Stefanie Valakas – The Dietologist
What to eat for healthy sperm by The Dietologist – Stefanie Valakas APD (Dietitian & Nutritionist) steps you through the key nutrients (lycopene, CoQ10, vitamin C, zinc, folate, selenium, L-carnitine and vitamin E) as well as dietary patterns (Mediterranean diet) to support sperm health.
What is the role of omega-3 rich diet, food and omega-3 supplements, including fish oil in fertility and pregnancy. Omega 3 and pregnancy, omega 3 and baby brain, omega 3 supplements, foods high in omega 3, vegan omega 3, marine omega 3. Omega 3 and trying to conceive, omega 3 and pre-term delivery. By Stefanie Valakas APD Dietitian & Nutritionist, The Dietologist.