12 Days to A Healthier Pregnancy, Healthy Baby & Beyond - Prenatal Nutrition 101
Is an easy, friendly, comprehensive on-line class for anyone who wants to get pregnant, is trying to get pregnant or who is pregnant. It's for dads-to-be too!! After all, they are 1/2 of the gene pool. This is where you get deeper in terms of really understanding what is good for you, what's good for your baby and how to maintain a healthy family for years to come.
What you'll learn in 12 days:
1. How your environment affects the development of your baby.
About DNA and how it works.
How the environment effects your offspring’s future.
About Epigenetics and why it is important.
What can happen if you eat to much junk food during pregnancy.
2. What you eat = your baby.
Why nutrients are so important during pregnancy.
The difference between stored nutrients and the nutrients you need to replace every single day.
You will learn how to be mindful of what you’re eating.
We will end today’s session with my favorite videos...Conception To Birth.
3. Supplements and what you should be taking.
The importance of supplements during pregnancy.
What to look for on the label of your prenatal vitamin.
What nutrients are important especially during pregnancy and their food sources.
What test you should request.
4. What you need more of now that you're pregnant.
How many more calories you really should be eating during each trimester.
Which nutrients you need more of now that you are pregnant.
What foods you should be eating more of.
5. Powerful proteins.
What makes up a protein.
Why protein is essential for your body as well as your growing baby.
How much protein you’ll need now that you’re pregnant.
Good sources of protein.
Vegetarians and their protein needs.
How to get enough protein.
6. Not all fats are bad. Brain building fats.
Why good fats are important for your body as well as your growing baby.
What good, healthy fats look like.
How much omega 3’s you should be taking while pregnant.
7. Carbohydrates. Go for the good grains!
The 2 different types of Carbohydrates: Complex Carbohydrates (good, healthy kind) and Simple Carbohydrates (bad carb). We will focus on Complex Carbohydrates today and Simple Carbohydrates tomorrow.
Different types of fiber and why fiber is important.
Learn what a good carbohydrate looks like.
Learn what to look for on a label and what to stay away from.
8. Simple sugars. The good, the bad and the ugly.
What Napoleon’s favorite drug of choice was.
What refined and simple sugars are?
Why sugar isn’t good for you.
What should never be in the child’s diet. EVER!
What sweeteners are the best.
9. Fruits and vegetables. The life giving foods.
How much fruits and vegetables you really need to be eating and why.
What has the best source of alkaline minerals. What has a calming effect on your body as well as anti-stress properties. What is a fantastic blood-builder and a great healer.
The Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 plus.
10. Water, water, water!
Why water is vital to your health, the health of your baby and your pregnancy.
How much water you should be drinking daily.
9 reasons why you should drink more water.
How to tell if you’re getting enough water.
Tricks to help you and your family drink more water.
11. How much weight should you really be gaining?
The ideal amount of weight to gain.
Where the weight is distributed to.
Fact or myth… now that you’re pregnant you should be eating for two?
What really packs on the pounds and not the good kind.
What to avoid now that you’re pregnant.
80/20 rule and how that can apply to you.
12. The benefits of healthy bacteria. Your baby's microbiome.
Why you and your baby need it.
What happens if a baby misses out on key points of immune system development.
What may prevent preterm labor.
Functions of good, healthy bacteria.
How to make sure you have a healthy bacterial flora.
Each day also comes with one of my Wellness Guides.
Plus, I have a Bonus section at the very end of the course with all kinds of goodies.
I had a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator put together a 1 week meal plan for you. It's an $800 value that you'll get for free.
You'll learn how to read labels.
Money saving tips - smart shopping.
Cleaning House...The Good, The Bad andThe Ugly - The Precautionary Approach - this is all about the stuff you should avoid while pregnant.
Much much more!