Join us as we discuss everything about gestational diabetes with Lily Nichols. In this episode, you'll learn about what it is, if you're at risk, the screening options, nutritional ketosis, why the conventional nutritional guidelines for gestational diabetes fail and how to eat to prevent and better control gestational diabetes. Don't miss out on this very important information because your blood sugar levels have a tremendous impact over your health and that of your baby. Be sure to share this podcast episode with any of your pregnant friends to raise awareness about the most effective and natural method to manage gestational diabetes.
Lily Nichols is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist and Certified Pilates Instructor whose approach to nutrition embraces real food, integrative medicine, and mindfulness. Her popular blog, www.PilatesNutritionist.com, explores a variety of topics related to real food nutrition, digestive health, and pregnancy. Lily's book (and online program of the same name), Real Food for Gestational Diabetes, is the first to advocate for a nutrient-dense, lower carb diet for managing gestational diabetes.
[0:00] Welcome & Updates
[8:06] What is Gestational Diabetes
[9:05] Carbohydrate Intolerance and Insulin Resistance
[9:52] Who's at risk?
[15:24] Why the conventional nutrition approach for gestational diabetes doesn't work?
[21:31] Where does the mysterious 175 g of carbohydrates come from?
[26:12] Fear of fat in the medical community
[29:55] Screening Options for Gestational Diabetes
[35:41] Declining the test and possible consequences
[39:45] Is drinking the orange sugary drink dangerous during pregnancy?
[45:10] Nutritional Ketosis in Pregnancy
[52:47] Healthy Real Food Diet for Gestational Diabetes
[55:09] Sample Meal Plans for Gestational Diabetes
[57:50] 3 Top Strategies for Women with Gestational Diabetes (and women wanting to prevent it!)
[1:01:01] Online Gestational Diabetes Course with Lily
Join us as we discuss baby-led weaning and answer your questions about infant feeding! You'll find out when the best time is to introduce food, the benefits of baby-led weaning over traditional pureed food, the best first foods and foods to avoid, the science of and how to deal with choking and gagging, introducing allergens, how much to feed, how to manage solid intake with breastfeeding and formula, and more! Whether you are still waiting on introducing solid food or are currently introducing solids to your baby, you won't want to miss this informative and entertaining discussion!
Steph’s Updates [1:02]
Aglaée’s Updates [7:28]
Dr. Salib-Huber’s Bio [8:50]
What is baby-led weaning [10:30]
When is a baby ready for solid food? [11:45]
Gut maturity in babies [19:40]
Benefits of baby-led weaning [22:14]
Choking and gagging [28:22]
Best first foods [34:48]
Foods to avoid/allergens [43:01]
Baby-led weaning and nursing [51:25]
BIO: Dr. Jennifer Salib-Huber's
Dr. Jennifer Salib-Huber is a naturopathic doctor and registered dietitian who has been in practice since 2004. She works with patients of all ages, and especially loves working with women and children. While getting ready to introduce solids to her eldest daughter in 2008, she stumbled on Baby Led Weaning and successfully used the method to introduce all three of her children to food. She has facilitated workshops in Halifax and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, since 2010 and loves introducing parents to this “real food” method of food introduction.