Guest post: 6 Prenatal Nutrition Misconceptions That Need to Stop by Lily Nichols, RDN, CDE, CLT

Today’s post is a guest post my Real food dietitian Lily Nichols, an expert on the topic of gestational (pregnancy) diabetes. Unfortunately, the current guidelines to manage gestational diabetes still include the consumption of too many carbs and don’t focus on food quality during this crucial period for baby.   If you’re interested in learning more about this topic,[…]

Pregnancy: my second trimester

Times flies by! I can’t believe I’m now 7-month pregnant, with only one last trimester to go until my little one arrives. I can’t wait to meet this little bundle of joy but at the same time, I just feel like there so much left to do until then! But *taking a deep breath*, one thing at a time[…]

Gestational Diabetes Screening – is it really necessary to drink that horrible sugar-rich and chemical-laden drink between your 24th and 28th week of pregnancy?

If you have been around pregnant women or have been / are pregnant yourself, you may have heard of the infamous test done between the 24th and 28th week of pregnancy to screen for gestational diabetes. You probably heard of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, but there’s also another form of diabetes that can develop in the[…]

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