Is the ketogenic diet safe before and during pregnancy?

Is the keto diet safe before pregnancy when trying to conceive and during pregnancy? Fertility dietitian Stefanie Valakas and dietitian Lana Hirth share their thoughts based on the latest scientific evidence.

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How to prevent allergies in babies

There are dietary changes you can make from pregnancy that can prevent allergies in your baby, learn my top tips that you need to implementing right now!

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What does a first appointment with a dietitian look like?

What does a first appointment with a dietitian specialising in women’s health and fertility really look like? Get the details in from fertility dietitian, Stefanie Valakas, The Dietologist

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Is Choline the new Folic Acid?

Choline has been compared to folic acid, that’s how important it is for prenatal health! Most prenatal supplements don’t contain it, why diet is so critical when it comes to preconception and pregnancy health

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Constipation in Pregnancy – What to Eat

Constipation is a commonly reported symptom in pregnancy, and up there with one of the most uncomfortable, especially if you…

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Labour-inducing foods – do they work?

Do dates help you go into labour? What about red raspberry leaf tea, spicy foods and evening primrose oil? Get the facts in this blog by The Dietologist, Stefanie Valakas APD.

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The Gut Microbiome: From pre-conception to childhood

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.

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Eating for Breastfeeding

What to eat when you’re breastfeeding to increase and maintain your supply. Is coffee okay when breastfeeding? What about alcohol whilst breastfeeding? These questions answered and more in The Dietologist blog by Stefanie Valakas APD Dietitian & Nutritionist

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How to Choose a Prenatal Vitamin

Trying to work out to choose the best prenatal vitamin or supplement on the market but just feeling stumped? Choose wisely with the help of a fertility and prenatal dietitan, Stefanie Valakas APD – The Dietologist

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Omega-3s – The Magic Ingredient?

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.

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