Proper food choices and meal planning during and after pregnancy are crucial for both mom and baby. North Shore Medical Center's registered dietitians assist patients with creating a nutrition plan that promotes appropriate weight gain, addresses heightened nutrient needs and controls blood sugar and blood pressure levels.
- Development of a personalized nutrition plan for optimal weight gain.
- Management of possible nutrition related health complications of pregnancy such as pre-eclampsia and Gestational Diabetes.
- Target specific nutritional needs increased during pregnancy and lactation.
- Regular follow-up appointments to monitor intake and weight progression.