The nutritional demands of motherhood can make the idea of meals and food preparation overwhelming for moms. We’re bombarded every day with messaging that certain foods are “good” or “bad”, and which foods fall into which category seems to change by the minute.
You may find that you get a lot of questions about where to start and what simple things they can focus on in order to eat nutrient dense food with minimal effort and stress. Here are my top tips for simplifying postpartum nutrition coaching!
If you are a fitness or health professional working with moms, a tool to include in your practice is assessing for Diastasis Recti postpartum.
This simple assessment will give you and your clients key information on their core and pelvic health – necessary for moms to understand about their postpartum recovery and long-term health.
Get your FREE copy of the Diastasis Recti Assessment Guide here.
[5 Days to Becoming a Postnatal Fitness Specialist] Day 3: 2 Essential Tips for Simpler Postpartum Nutrition Coaching
[0-2 minutes] Introduction.
[2-3 minutes] What Are We Trying to Do When It Comes to Nutrition Coaching for Moms.
[3-7 minutes] Tip #1: Avoid Calorie and Macro Counting, and Meal Plans.
[7-9 minutes] Tip #2: Encourage Food For Fuel and Pleasure.
[9-16 minutes] Nutrition Q&A.
[16-18 minutes] Wrap-Up.
Ps. Remember to get your free Diastasis Recti Assessment Guide to start using with your mama clients (or yourself!) immediately, so you can best design postpartum workouts and treatment plans.