Pre- & Postnatal Nutrition

Pregnancy Nutritionist & Dietitian For Prenatal & Postnatal Nutrition Support

Our pregnancy nutritionist and dietitian assists new and expectant mothers to meet their prenatal and postnatal nutrition needs, including guidance with fertility and the postpartum diet. 

Prenatal dietitian and nutritionist

Prenatal nutritionist & dietitian

Postnatal nutritionist & dietitian

Postpartum nutritionist & dietitian

And more

Prenatal and Postnatal Nutrition Services

Should I see a dietitian and nutritionist during pregnancy?


Absolutely, you should see a dietitian and nutritionist during pregnancy. A dietitian is a regulated health professional and nutrition expert who can help ensure your diet meets all the nutritional requirements for a healthy pregnancy.

How can a prenatal or pregnancy nutritionist and dietitian help?


A pregnancy nutritionist and dietitian can help expectant mothers with their prenatal nutrition needs in numerous ways. These include:

  • Provide general healthy eating advice.
  • Give nutritional support of a registered dietitian while preparing for pregnancy.
  • Provide nutritional counselling specifically for fertility. Visit: Dietitian and nutritionist for fertility
  • Guidance around foods to prioritize during pregnancy, as well as those to limit and/or avoid.
  • Ensuring adequate macronutrient and micronutrient intake to promote a healthy pregnancy (i.e. healthy weight gain in mother, fetal development, etc.).
  • Help manage side effects of pregnancy (e.g., morning sickness, food aversions gastric reflux).
  • Prepare a wholesome, balanced prenatal eating plan.
  • Dietitian for PCOS management prior to conception (weight management, insulin resistance, et al.).
  • Lay out guidelines specifically for healthy weight management (weight loss dietitians and nutritionists)
  • Assist with the management of gestational diabetes management with a dietitian.
  • Digestive health during pregnancy: managing various gastrointestinal conditions (i.e. Irritable Bowel Syndrome management) during pregnancy, while ensuring adequate intake.
  • Work with a dietitian for vegetarian diet planning, as well as gluten-free, plant-based) during pregnancy.
  • Promote adequate intake and/or weight gain in mothers who have decreased appetite as a result of symptoms such as nausea, vomiting (i.e. morning sickness).
  • Work with a dietitian for anti-inflammation diet.
  • Suggest healthier food substitutions for your favourite ‘challenging’ foods.
  • Help address other women’s health & nutrition concerns.
  • Manage other co-existing health and dietary conditions.
  • Additionally, you can work with a pediatric dietitian or a dietitian for infants and toddlers.
  • And more.

Related: See our dietitian and nutritionist for pregnancy, Lyndsay Hall, and her written contributions on topics such as what to eat and drink during pregnancy, supplements during pregnancy, and much more. Take a look.

How Can A Postnatal (Postpartum) Nutritionist and Dietitian Help?

A postnatal or postpartum nutritionist and dietitian can:

  • Assist with the replenishment of nutrient stores postpartum.
  • Help with eeight management (i.e. weight loss) while maintaining breast milk supply.
  • Provide nutrition support of a postnatal nutritionist for breastfeeding mothers.
  • Support for lactation: ensuring adequate intake to promote breast milk supply.
  • Support for mothers following dairy-free diet (for babies with CMPA).
  • Work with a registered dietitian for depression.
  • Guidance as you adopt a postpartum diet plan.
  • And more.

Related Services

In-Person Appointments with a Pregnancy and Post-Natal Dietitian

Our prenatal and postnatal nutritionist and dietitian service clients in-person from the following locations: Dietitians in Toronto, Dietitians in Mississauga, and other JM Nutrition office locations.

Contact us for a no-obligation phone consultation during which we can:

✓  outline how working with a nutritionist and dietitian looks like

✓  discuss your needs and goal(s)

✓  explain how billing and pricing work

✓  address concerns about insurance, if any

✓  answer any other questions

Also Available For Virtual Counselling

In addition to servicing clients in-person our dietitians and nutritionists who specialize in prenatal and postnatal nutrition also conduct sessions virtually with clients from across Canada.

For specific information on available practitioners and the services they offer visit:

Alberta: dietitians servicing Calgary, dietitian servicing Edmonton

Saskatchewan: dietitian in Regina, dietitian servicing Saskatoon

Manitoba: dietitian servicing Winnipeg

Learn more about working with online dietitians and nutritionists.

How much does it cost to work with a prenatal and postnatal nutritionist and dietitian?