Postpartum Nutrition

3 Signs Your Baby is Sensitive To Your Milk... Or Not!

3 Signs Your Baby is Sensitive To Your Milk... Or Not!

Written by Robyn Price, Prenatal and Pediatric RD and Lactation Consultant Your baby is born with an immature gut - it is still developing and is not functioning at 100% yet. That means baby's gut is more likely to react to certain proteins if the environment is a little “off”; or a reaction...


Chocolate Date and Nut Bars

Chocolate Date and Nut Bars

Submitted by Brooke Bulloch, RD and mom. I absolutely love the Larabar brand of bars as a convenient snack option for me (hello all my fellow mamas on the run!) or my toddler. They're made with dates and nuts as the base which makes them a good source of protein and fibre and basically a...


What is Intuitive Eating?

What is Intuitive Eating?

Written by Sydney Wright, RD Candidate (BSc) Edited by Brooke Bulloch, RD (BSc) For anyone who has reached their emotional limit with dieting, or even just wonders if there is another way to feel well and support their best health, it’s possible you’ve come across the term Intuitive...


Who's at Risk for Iron Deficiency?

Who's at Risk for Iron Deficiency?

Posted in Nutrition Tips / Postpartum Nutrition / PCOS

If you’ve ever been diagnosed with low iron or iron deficiency anemia, you know just how frustrating this is – you feel tired all the time, you may be irritable, you can’t concentrate, you run out of breath climbing a set of stairs, and you may even develop more colds and flus. It’s not fun. As...


Postpartum Nutrition - The 4th Trimester

Postpartum Nutrition - The 4th Trimester

My son was born unexpectedly at 35 weeks’ gestation on April 11th, 2018.  I know just how difficult those first few weeks postpartum can be. Whether you experienced a vaginal delivery, a cesarean section, had a baby start out in Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU), had complications during birth,...