5 Reasons to see a dietician during your pregnancy

Proper nutrition is a key element for a healthy pregnancy and having a healthy baby. In fact, appropriate perinatal nutrition has a strong preventative effect to reduce the risks of certain chronic diseases for you and your child. Your dietary choices today can determine your baby’s future health. Research shows that proper nutrition lowers risks of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, obesity, and even depression.  


Create your very own individualized pregnancy nutrition plan by working with a Registered Dietician.  


Here are 5 reasons to see a Registered Dietician.


1. Understand appropriate weight gain during pregnancy.


2.  Reduce symptoms of morning sickness, constipation, fatigue, muscle cramps and heart burn.


3.  Learn which foods can increase energy and prevent emotional and physical burnout.


4.  Achieve your postpartum weight goals and effective breastfeeding. 


5.  Remember that your nutrition is also your baby's nutrition!



Shanley Schoenhofer, a registered dietician, has joined Creekside Ob/Gyn of Folsom to help women with their nutrtion. Schedule your first appointment with Shanley to help shape your healthy pregnancy story.


Call 916-984-7428 or email Shanley@creeksideob.com to make your appointment.