Fertility Friendly Food

Fertility Friendly Food

Fertility Friendly Food by The Dietologist brings you scientific facts about nutrition for fertility straight to your ears in snack-sized episodes to optimise your health and body for healthy conception, a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby!

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June 30, 2022 15 min

Are you hoping to conceive soon?  Our first-of-its-kind program,  Fertility360 will help you gain confidence, clarity and calmness with a signature 360-degree approach combining medical, nutrition, exercise & psychology inside this 4-week program! PLUS an awesome community to support and cheer you on!

We start August 1st! Doors are opening really soon. Pop your name on the waitlist here:  https://pages.thedietologist.com.au/f360...

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This week I talk about the psychological impact of striving to  be "perfect" in your fertility journey. When it comes to diet, perfectionism can affect your social life, relationships and overall mental health. I share my top tips on the best way to work through changing your health and lifestyle to optimise fertility, and letting GO of perfectionism so you can avoid the dark downside of striving for the non-existent "p...

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Today we speak with somebody you probably know and love from Instagram, Melissa Groves Azzaro, RDN, LD, CEO & Founder of The Hormone Dietitian LLC (@the.hormone.dietitian on Instagram). Melisa is an integrative dietitian who helps busy women with hormone imbalances, PCOS, and fertility issues regain regular, symptom-free periods and get pregnant naturally. She uses a functional medicine approach to identify the root causes ...

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Pssst... looking to save on our fertility nutrition resources like meal plans, cookbook, eGuides and our online program, The Waiting Game? Use code BDAY27 for 27% off our online shop from June 9th to June 14th 2022 to save on our online shop, head to thedietologist.com.au/shop to get shopping!

You've probably noticed that the price of groceries is going up, right? And making a baby and planning a pregnancy is naturally a more e...

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Ever wondered whether acupuncture or Traditional Chinese Medicine could help support your fertility journey? We get this question from clients and in our DMs so we wanted to get an expert perspective.

This week we speak with Amanda Waaldyk the founder and director of Angea Acupuncture & Yoga clinic, based in Melbourne, Australia. Angea is an integrative Chinese medicine  & acupuncture practice with a focus on fertility, fema...

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This BONUS episode is all about my journey as an Accredited Practising  Dietitian so it's perfect for any aspiring dietitians or fellow nutrition professionals in the field!  IN this episode, I talk about my journey into becoming a dietitian and my motivations and then how I got into the area of fertility dietetics and now run a 100% virtual online practice at The Dietologist, one of Australia's leading fertility & repr...

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Pre- eclampsia is one of the most common complications in pregnancy. Today we speak with our team dietitian and PhD student on this very topic, Kaylee Slater APD.   We discuss the latest research in nutrition to help reduce your risk of developing pre-eclampsia and gestational hypertension.

If you have had your baby and experienced high blood pressure or pre-eclampsia in pregnancy then please help Kay with her PhD and take her surv...

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 Trigger Warning: If you are not ready to listen to pregnancy-related info right now, please save this episode for the future ❤️

Our team dietitian Kaylee Slater gives her tips and tricks to make it through the first trimester of pregnancy. Kaylee covers the key nutrients to focus on whilst still managing nausea and fatigue and food safety.  We also cover the expectation management (hint: just toast will be ok).

Our Food Safety in P...

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A low AMH ... What does it mean? In this week's episode of the Fertility Friendly Food Podcast episode, Stefanie will step you through the factors and considerations of a diagnosis of low AMH and/or low egg count.   

Links for today's episode:

  • Tune into the episode on egg health from season 1 here: https://open.spotify.com/episode/3c7UIwVmVStPjEOnEIriL8?si=efr8hSbQSdC1bb_VEcNVJg
  • Read about how to support your egg quality o...
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    Join Kay's Food Safety in Pregnancy Masterclass experience so you can finally feel confident & clear on your pregnancy diet in just 60 minutes, comes with a downloadable eGuide AND we are donating to PANDA ($10 AUD from every spot sold). Join today. 

    In today's episode, we talk about food safety in pregnancy. It's one of the most common questions we are asked as dietitians when our clients receive a positive pregnanc...

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    TRIGGER WARNING: pregnancy loss and miscarriage are discussed. If you need support, please seek the advice of your GP or contact SANDS 24/7 Bereavement Support at 1300 308 307.

    This episode is all about Navigating a Pregnancy after a history of infertility, miscarriage or loss - undeniably it is COMPLETELY different to being pregnant for the very first time, there's more anxiety, fear, worry and sometimes a lot less joy as a res...

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    Adenomyosis is a condition in which the inner lining of the uterus (the endometrium) breaks through the muscle wall of the uterus (the myometrium) contributing to painful symptoms. And whilst the symptoms can be loud, it is often missed, not talked about or dismissed which is we are coining it the  "quiet relative of endometriosis" on today's episode of the Fertility Friendly Food Podcast. April is Adenomyosis Awareness...

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    TRIGGER WARNING: Eating disorders, disordered eating and body image concerns are discussed. If you need support, please seek the advice of your GP or contact the Butterfly Foundation 1800 33 46 73.

    In our first guest podcast episode back in season 3, I am joined by special guest, Talia Cecchele RD APD  from TC Nutrition (@tcnutrition), who is a dietitian with a special interest in eating disorders and we both share a background...

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    March is Endometriosis Awareness Month, so I am bringing you a 3-part mini-series on this podcast about nutrition and endometriosis, a disease that affects 1 in 9 people with a uterus.

    This episode is part three of this mini-series and I am covering Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Endometriosis - what are the links? Why it's common to receive this diagnosis as a misdiagnosis or co-diagnosis with endometriosis and key manageme...

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    March is Endometriosis Awareness Month, so I am bringing you a 3-part mini-series on this podcast about nutrition and endometriosis, a disease that affects 1 in 9 people with a uterus.

    This episode is part two of this mini-series and it is all about the links between Estrogen & Endometriosis - does everyone have high estrogen? What can you do with your diet to help? And what does your gut microbiome have to do with it? Tune in t...

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    March is Endometriosis Awareness Month, so I am bringing you a 3-part mini-series on this podcast about nutrition and endometriosis, a disease that affects 1 in 9 people with a uterus.

    This episode is part one of this mini-series and it is all about Anti-Inflammatory Eating for Endometriosis and understanding the inflammatory component of endometriosis and the role diet may play in helping manage this and the pain associated with en...

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    In this special BONUS episode of Fertility Friendly Food, I am giving you my top 10 simple strategies that you can implement to optimise your fertility in 2022! Perfect for those planning a pregnancy this year!

    Inside Fertility360 you will gain confidence, clarity and calmness with our signature 360-degree approach combining medical, nutrition, exercise & psychology inside this 4-week program! PLUS an awesome community to suppor...

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    In this special BONUS episode of Fertility Friendly Food, I cover what multi-disciplinary care means and its benefits when it comes to complex health needs including fertility and delays to conception.

    Inside Fertility360 you will gain confidence, clarity and calmness with our signature 360-degree approach combining medical, nutrition, exercise & psychology inside this 4-week program! PLUS an awesome community to support and ch...

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    Did you know nearly 1 in 4 pregnant women struggle with constipation? That's a lot of people experiencing serious discomfort! And there's no need to suffer in silence any longer...

    Today I'm joined by Perinatal Physiotherapist Katherine Baquie, from FitNest Mama, to dive into strategies to prevent and relieve constipation before, during, and after pregnancy.

    We discuss how pelvic floor strength can influence constipation,...

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    What goes on behind the 4 walls of the embryology and sperm lab at your fertility clinic? Well, in this episode, we are getting a behind-the-scenes peek at what your embryologist is doing back there and the important role they play in your fertility journey.

    I am joined by experienced embryologist Kristen Jones, who discusses what you need to know about egg and sperm quality, fertilisation, embryo grading, and genetic testing of emb...

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