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
Constipation is a commonly reported symptom in pregnancy, and up there with one of the most uncomfortable, especially if you…
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.
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.
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
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 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.
Reflux in pregnancy – what to eat for reflux, what not to eat for reflux, including whether to eat or avoid acidic foods, spicy foods and coffee for reflux. What to do to help acid reflux with nutrition, especially during pregnancy. A blog by Stefanie Valakas APD, Dietitian & Nutritionist, The Dietologist.
Foods to avoid during pregnancy are numbered, leaving many mothers-to-be feeling scared and confused about what they CAN eat. Here’s a list of what you should be eating MORE of during pregnancy for a happy & healthy pregnancy and baby! FYI it definitely is not eating for two! A blog by Stefanie Valakas APD, Dietitian & Nutritionist, The Dietologist.