S6, E6 Eating your way to a healthier pregnancy and baby with Lily Nichols

At She Births we begin our course with nutrition! Because, you are what you eat, right…

Today’s guest is Lily Nichols. She is a registered dietitian/nutritionist and certified diabetes educator. Lily has worked in prenatal nutrition public policy, consulting, research, writing, and clinical practice.

She has an in-depth understanding of why conventional policy is what it is and where there’s room for improvement.

For me personally what is amazing about @lilynicholsrdn is that she has all the science (over 930 citations in her books) showing us that mums and babies are both impacted by diet, in the short term and the long term.

There was so much to cover in this conversation. Together Lily and I discuss simple ways you can tweak your diet to not only optimise your health but also improve your birthing outcomes.

We talk about my favourite, magnesium! And of course, gluten, grains, glyphosates and soy.

Why knowing and understanding your GI levels is important for ALL pregnant women, not just GD mums. How we minimise the risk of induction by changing our diet and improve the health of our children by what we eat during pregnancy.

Visit Lily’s site https://lilynicholsrdn.com and check out Lily’s bestselling books; Real Food for Pregnancy & Real Food for Gestational Diabetes.

After you listen make sure you share the love with a friend.

Nadine xxx

Founder of She Births®






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