28. Solo birth with COVID - Tara's birth story with baby #2
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by Lana Hirth Dietitian
4M ago
In this episode, we unpack the birth story of our co-host Tara, as she was faced with the challenge of giving birth to her second baby after finding out she had tested positive for COVID-19.  Tara shares what helped her get through this birth, what she differently in labour, how she prepared for labour for baby number 2.  Keep an eye out - there are some changes coming in the next few weeks as well. Want more? Get your FREE New Mums Nutrition Checklist here. Remember to subscribe (so you never miss an episode), leave a review, and share with another mama! Brought to you by Lana Hir ..read more
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27. What should I eat during labour?
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by Lana Hirth Dietitian
4M ago
There is so much to think about when it comes to preparing for birth and labour, but are food and drinks something you've considered before? If you're feeling confused and unsure about what things can help with your endurance during labour - this episode is for you! In this episode, we break down why it's helpful to think about your food and drinks, what to snacks to pack in your hospital bag and what to avoid. We also share personally what happened in our labours too and share some of the mistakes we made, so you can learn from them. We discussed this post on Instagram: - Foods to eat for l ..read more
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26. My second baby - a positive posterior birth story
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by Lana Hirth Dietitian
6M ago
What is it like having a baby second time around? Lana shares her personal experience from preparing for labour, birth and what foods she ate. Being pregnant while juggling a toddler can be a lot, and so pregnancy and birth second time around looks very different to first time around!  For more birth stories, you can listen our very first ones in Episode 11 - Our birth stories (and birth songs). We discussed these posts and accounts on Instagram: - Foods to eat for labour @lanahirthdietitian - @coreandfloorrestore - @birthwithbeth_ Want more?  Grab your FREE New Mums Nutrition Ch ..read more
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25. What foods to avoid when breastfeeding
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by Lana Hirth Dietitian
7M ago
Answering your question! We are not normally a fan of focusing on what to cut out (we'd much rather focus on what foods to include while breastfeeding), but we want to share 5 foods that you might want to consider and be mindful of. This is the second of three episodes looking at what we eat (and drink!) when breastfeeding. We're giving you practical answers (backed by the latest research), so you can be confident in what you're eating while you're breastfeeding. In this episode, we cover: - Do recommendations on food safety from pregnancy carry over to breastfeeding? - Can I have chocolate ..read more
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24. Does drinking extra water boost your supply?
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7M ago
Do you REALLY need to have 4L of water to help boost your milk supply when you're breastfeeding? That's the question we're answering today and we're getting into what that really means for you. This is the second of three episodes looking at what we eat (and drink!) when breastfeeding. We're giving you practical answers (backed by the latest research), so you can be confident in what you're eating while you're breastfeeding. In this episode, we cover: - Does extra water make a difference? - How much extra fluid do you need? - Signs you're not having enough fluids - Where to get help and supp ..read more
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23. Do lactation cookies boost your milk supply?
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7M ago
We're back, baby! And we're jumping in with a mini-series on breastfeeding and food. Ever wondered if lactation cookies really work? Perhaps you've tried it yourself when you're trying to do anything to boost your supply. Lactation cookies can be expensive, so it's worthwhile asking the question... do they actually work? Do lactation cookies boost your milk supply? This is the first of three episodes looking at what we eat when breastfeeding. We're giving you practical answers (backed by the latest research), so you can be confident in what you're eating while you're breastfeeding.  In ..read more
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20. The first 40 days after birth and food (with Catherine Chong APD)
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1y ago
Recovery during the first 40 days after birth can be a whirlwind while you're adjusting to newborn life. There are lots of ideas about how to nourish your body during this time, so we're joined by Catherine Chong (Accredited Practising Dietitian) to delve deep into the first 40 days. What should you really eat? We cover the confinement diet, what the evidence says to nourish your body and her personal cultural experience.  In this episode, we cover:   Catherine's birth story What is first 40 days / confinement period? The three reasons for the first 40 days (confinement period ..read more
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20. How can you boost your milk supply?
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by Lana Hirth Dietitian
1y ago
It can be stressful if you're worried about your milk supply when you're breastfeeding. There can be so many wives tales, and it's important  to know what's backed by evidenced, what's safe and what's worth  spending your time on. We cover the key things to look at when trying to boost your supply. This episode covers: How your body makes milk What to look at for your eating How weight can play a role Hydration and how much you really need Red flags to look out for in bub that may indicate low supply Want more?  Grab your FREE New Mums Nutrition Checklist.  Join ..read more
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19. Adjusting to postpartum life as a family (with APD Joel Feren)
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by Lana Hirth Dietitian
1y ago
Sleep deprivation, changes in routine, mental health and cooking.. Postpartum life is A LOT. This is a realistic look into the HUGE adjustment and (be okay to) lower your expectations when it comes to food. We're joined by The Nutrition Guy, Joel Feren (Accredited Practising Dietitian) who share his unique perspective as a dad and dietitian.  In this refreshing episode, we cover: Joel's personal story to becoming a dad How to eat healthy when you're exhausted Nutrition for men's mental health Managing healthy eating as a family Practical realistic meal ideas You can find Joel Feren at ..read more
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13. Our top 5 go-to resources for new mums
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by Lana Hirth Dietitian
1y ago
You'll want to have these written down and saved! Whether you're pregnant or a new mum, knowing where to go for help can be so useful.  We discuss our go-to resources for: - breastfeeding help - medicine safety during pregnancy and postpartum - managing alcohol while breastfeeding - our favourite dietitian Youtube channel - a mental health resource Want more?  Grab your FREE New Mums Nutrition Checklist.  Join our Facebook community New Mums Nutrition Remember to subscribe (so you never miss an episode), leave a review, and share with another mumma!  Brought to you by L ..read more
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