Plant-Based Pregnancy & Lactation Dietitian

Are you expecting or currently breastfeeding and looking for expert guidance on following a plant-based diet that supports both you and your baby’s nutritional needs?

Plant-Based Pregnancy & Lactation Dietitian

Our team of Registered Dietitians is here to offer you a personalized plant-based pregnancy and lactation meal plan and program. With our specialized support, you can navigate this important phase of your life with confidence, ensuring optimal nourishment for both you and your little one.

Get a Personalized Plan

Save time by avoiding confusing online searches and diet myths. Our Registered Dietitians will create a personalized plant-based meal plan that addresses your specific needs, taking into account your dietary preferences, stage of pregnancy or lactation, and any potential health considerations.

Get Guidance & Support

We provide continuous support throughout your pregnancy and lactation journey. Our Registered Dietitians will be available to answer your questions, address any concerns, and make adjustments to your meal plan as needed. We are dedicated to helping you feel confident in your dietary choices and optimizing the health and well-being of both you and your baby.

Hormonal Balance

Plant-based nutrition can support hormonal balance during pregnancy and lactation. Our meal plan emphasizes foods that promote hormonal health, stabilize blood sugar levels, and reduce inflammation, benefiting both you and your baby.

A Vegan Pregnancy Dietitian Can Help You by:

  • Providing personalized vegan or vegetarian portions for pregnancy/breastfeeding.
  • Recommending easy and balanced recipes.
  • Ensuring a healthy weight gain (pregnancy) or weight loss (breastfeeding).
  • Education on the structure and preparation of meals.
  • Suggesting vitamins and minerals needed for pregnancy/breastfeeding.
  • Recommending specific brands and quantities of supplements.
  • Making sure you get enough protein.
  • Recommending foods rich in vitamin C to improve iron absorption.
  • Ensuring an adequate intake of calcium, vitamin D, selenium, iodine and omega 3.
  • Offering support and advice throughout the different phases of pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Meal Plans/Menus/Food Journals

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About Plant-Based Dietitians

We Are a Team of Vegetarian/Vegan Dietitians

Benefits of working with us:

  • Make sure you get all the food groups you need
  • Make sure you get all the vitamins and minerals
  • Learn new well-balanced meals
  • Assurance that your vegetarian or vegan diet is well balanced
  • Get the support you need
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Initial Prices

Initial Assessment (1h)

$150

  • Setting expectations & goals
  • Analysis of your medical history (required)
  • Analysis of intake
  • Building a strategy
  • Practical tips, recommendations & recipes
  • Answering any questions
  • Personalized meal plan or menu
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Initial Assessment + Meal Plan (2hrs)

$300

  • Setting expectations & goals
  • Analysis of your medical history (required)
  • Analysis of intake
  • Building a strategy
  • Practical tips, recommendations & recipes
  • Answering any questions
  • Personalized meal plan or menu
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Packages (2hrs+)

$300+

  • Customizable Packages
  • Package can be determined in initial assessment
  • Hours and half-hours available
  • 5% discount on 4 sessions
  • 10% discount on 8 sessions
  • 15% discount on 12 sessions
  • 20% discount on 16 sessions
  • Payment plan available
  • Sessions expire within a year
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After the initial assessment

Follow up prices

Follow ups (1h)

$150

Identify what needs modification

Meal plan creation or adjustment

New subjects – See service pages

Set goals for the coming week(s)

Follow ups (30 min)

$85

Identify what needs modification

Meal plan adjustments

New subjects – See service pages

Set goals for the coming week(s)

How it works

The process is simple

There are two ways to get started:

  • Option 1 – Direct booking: Review the biographies, services, and pricing/packages. Access the schedule by clicking on the link below and book directly with your plant-based dietitian/nutritionist.
  • Option 2 – Discovery call: Book a 5-20 min free discovery call (phone or Zoom) with your Plant-Based dietitian. They will answer your questions and get you started on your journey.
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FAQs about pregnancy & lactation

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is a vegan safe for pregnancy?

    Indeed, if they are aware of the nutrients vegan meals give, pregnant vegans have wonderfully healthy pregnancies and babies. You will collaborate closely with a vegan dietitian to create a nourishing vegan food plan.

  • Do vegans have healthier babies?

    There isn’t any solid proof that vegetarians give birth to babies who are healthier than those who eat meat. Yet, research suggests that pregnant women who eat a well-balanced vegan diet may be protected against gestational diabetes and preeclampsia as well as lower their baby’s risk of some developmental problems. You can have a healthy pregnancy and delivery with the help of your pregnancy nutritionist.

  • Do vegans have better fertility?

    Research have demonstrated benefits of a vegan diet during pregnancy, including reduced risk of heart disease and diabetes and assistance with boosting fertility.

  • Are soy products OK during pregnancy?

    Yes, it’s OK to eat soy products when pregnant. Isoflavones are organic plant substances found in soy products like miso soup, tofu, and soymilk that act as phytoestrogens by stimulating the body’s estrogen receptors.

    One prevalent misconception is that isoflavones may raise the risk of cancer, particularly in postmenopausal women. However, studies have shown that these people do not have an increased risk of breast, thyroid, or uterine cancer.

  • Do vegan moms have smaller babies?

    No, vegan mothers do not always give birth to smaller children. There is no question that you can give birth to a baby that is a normal size if you are following a balanced, nutrient-dense vegan diet and taking your prenatal supplements. It is crucial to understand that, as long as their growth is stable, any number on the WHO growth chart between the 5th and 95th percentiles is regarded as “normal.”

  • Do vegans struggle to breastfeed?

    Vegan mothers can effectively breastfeed. Vegan mothers are advised to meet all of their nutritional requirements throughout pregnancy, including getting enough iron, calcium, vitamin B12, and zinc to give their unborn child a balanced diet. A pregnant dietician can assist in developing a plan that will help you maximize your diet while nursing.

  • Is it harder to get pregnant when vegan?

    Iron or Vitamin B12 deficiency, which are both frequent among vegans, may have a negative effect on a woman’s ability to conceive. But a prenatal nutritionist can assist you in making the most of these nutrients in your vegan diet.

  • How can I have a healthy vegan pregnancy?

    Simply maintaining a well-balanced plant-based diet will enable you to have a healthy vegan pregnancy. A nutritionist who specialises in pregnancy can help you get the vital nutrients you need.

  • Do vegans crave meat during pregnancy?

    It is not unusual for vegans to experience meat cravings during pregnancy as this can happen if your diet is low on iron or vitamin B12, or if you are not absorbing iron well enough. It is important to get your iron and vitamin B12 levels checked with your doctor to ensure you have a healthy pregnancy. Furthermore, a pregnancy nutritionist can suggest many vegan alternatives to help with your cravings.

  • Do vegans produce more breast milk?

    According to a systematic review, all mothers—vegetarian, vegan, and non-vegan —produce breast milk with an equivalent nutritional value when they consume a nutritious, well-balanced diet. An individual meal plan can be created for you by a prenatal dietitian if you choose to follow a vegan diet while pregnant.

  • Does being vegan affect breastfeeding?

    Vegan mothers can still give their babies healthy breast milk if they are getting all the nutrients they need! For a vegan breastfeeding mother, supplementation with vitamin B12, iron, zinc, calcium, and vitamin D is crucial.

  • Does almond milk increase breastmilk?

    Yes, almonds are the nuts with the highest linoleic acid content and are also the most lactogenic. Omega-3 fatty acids, which are also present in almonds, are crucial for maintaining the body’s hormonal balance while nursing.

  • What foods should I avoid when breastfeeding?

    While breastfeeding, a nutritionist for pregnancy advises staying away from alcohol, caffeine, some herbal supplements, and highly processed foods. You can choose vegan meals that are safe to eat during this time with the help of a pregnancy dietitian.

  • Can a vegan diet cause high blood pressure?

    Since a vegan diet includes eating habits that are high in vegetables, fruits, legumes, whole grains, nuts, and lean proteins linked to lower blood pressure, it won’t raise blood pressure. But, if your hypertension is getting worse while eating a vegan diet, it is crucial to have other potential causes evaluated by a medical professional.

  • What vegan foods make you lactate more?

    You can increase your lactation by eating a variety of plant-based foods like oats, fenugreek, fennel, red and orange root vegetables, seeds, avocados, and many more. It’s an excellent idea to include these in a vegan diet plan to support lactation.

  • Can a vegan diet increase sperm count?

    According to a study from 2021, the vegan group’s total sperm count was noticeably higher than the non-vegan group’s. To further support these conclusions, larger-scale investigations must be done in the future.

  • How can a vegan increase fertility?

    While attempting to increase fertility on a plant-based diet, there are numerous nutrients to consider. A prenatal nutritionist can advise you to start taking a prenatal supplement that is right for you in addition to eating a well-balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts & seeds, whole grains, and legumes.

  • Are prenatal supplements recommended if you want to get pregnant?

    Prenatal vitamins should be taken both before and during pregnancy to reduce your baby’s risk of neurological abnormalities and issues including premature birth. You can find the prenatal vitamin that works best for you with the assistance of your prenatal nutritionist.

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