Baby Led Weaning (BLW) Workshop

Next Workshop Date: November 18th, 2017
When: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: 133 Castlepark Grove, Halifax, NS, B3M 4X8

BLW is about offering whole foods to babies starting at 6 months old. No spoons, no mush! It’s fresh, easy and quick. You simply need to have the right tools.

This information is best for parents of babies at or approaching 4-6 months old.

What’s Covered:

– What is BLW?
– Why does BLW make sense?
– How to start BLW
– How to adapt family meals to baby
– Superfoods for babies
– Appropriate choice and size of first BLW foods
– Practical tips
– Food preparation tips and recipes
– What to expect

Pictures and videos will be featured to show it’s done.
Babies are certainly welcome!

$25 per person/couple includes a handout and a recipe book. Insurance receipts are provided. Please contact me directly to register.

Seats are very limited so please book early to avoid disappointment! Seats are only confirmed once payment has been made.

Feeding Toddlers 101 (Ages 1-5 years)

Next Workshop Date: November 23rd, 2017
When: 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Location: 133 Castlepark Grove, Halifax, NS, B3M 4X8

Let’s face it, feeding toddlers can be a challenge!

This workshop takes you through all the ins and outs, do’s and don’ts of raising a child with a healthy and happy relationship with food. It’s perfect for those wanting to know how to feed toddlers and children to prevent and/or deal with picky eating.

We’ll cover:

– Todder and child nutrition: how much food and what types do they need?
– How to build a trusting and healthy relationship with your child and with food
– How to manage snacking to make it work for you!
– Avoiding meal time battles and dealing with picky eating
– Techniques for introducing new foods and avoiding “the food rut”
– How to manage sweets and desserts

…with ample time for questions!

$25 per person/couple includes a handout and a snack recipe book. Insurance receipts are provided.
Seats are very limited so please book early to avoid disappointment! Seats are only confirmed once payment has been made.

Please contact me directly to register.

The Picky Eating Solution

Spots are limited and will be filled on a first come first served basis!

Dealing with a picky eater is never easy and can cause a lot of stress on both the parent and child. This 1 1/2 hour interactive workshop will go over all you need to know to start finding a real solution to picky eating behaviour! I will help you define exactly what type of picky eater your child is, proven strategies to managing eating behaviour, common feeding errors, the role of the parent, and much more.

Light refreshments will be provided. Please contact me directly for information on the next workshop date.

Cost is $20.00 (individual or couple)

The Full 9 – Prenatal Nutrition Series

This program carries you through each trimester, with scheduled meetings to cover in depth topics as you experience each stage of your pregnancy.

First Trimester:

  • Strategies for management of fatigue, nausea, and other discomforts
  • Managing new cravings and food aversions
  • Macronutrient and micronutrient requirements to support healthy pregnancy
  • Dietary supplements and what you should be taking
  • Safe foods for pregnancy
  • Meal ideas and recipes

Second Trimester:

  • Healthy weight management throughout second trimester
  • Benefits of healthy bacteria: Your baby’s microbiome
  • Managing blood sugars and hormones
  • Exercise and staying fit during pregnancy
  • Meal ideas and recipes

Third Trimester:

  • Healthy weight gain throughout third trimester
  • Maintaining energy levels through nutrition
  • Managing heartburn, constipation and other discomforts
  • Nutrition advice for breastfeeding
  • Meals ideas and tips to prepare you for the first weeks after delivery

Please contact me directly for information on this program.

Book a free 15 minute consult to discuss your needs