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    An update on the MTHFR gene

    $30.00 USD

    Presented by: Abby Courtenay, RD

    About Abby:

    Abby is a Registered Dietitian located in South Africa. She is registered with the Health Professionals Council South Africa and is the current Association for Dietetics in South Africa Executive Public Relations portfolio holder. Abby has a special interest in maternal, infant and child nutrition and often comments on nutritional issues in the media.

    About the webinar: 

    It’s generally recommended that all women should take folic acid when they are trying to conceive and during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. Mainly because of its association with the development of a healthy foetus.

    However, recent research has found that some women may actually utilise folic acid differently based on the activity of their MTHFR gene.

    In this webinar, Abby explores the current research surrounding the MTHFR gene and provides an updated recommendation.

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    Boosting babys brain health

    $30.00 USD

    Presented by: Elizabeth Ward, RD

    About Elizabeth:

    Elizabeth is an American Registered Dietitian and was a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for nearly 10 years. Her specialties include nutrition for women’s health issues, preconception and pregnancy.

    About the webinar: 

    There is now a significant amount of evidence that strongly suggests that what a woman eats in the lead up to conception and throughout pregnancy has the ability to impact the future health outcomes of her baby.

    In this webinar, Elizabeth explores and explains the nutrients necessary for proper brain development, including the three unsung nutrients that support a baby’s brain health and development during pregnancy and early life.

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    Common GI disorders in infants & dietetic management

    $30.00 USD

    Presented by: Kathy Lowes-Switzer, APD

    About Kathy:

    Kathy trained as a dietitian in London UK and is registered in Singapore, the UK and Australia. She has 13 years clinical experience, with 11 of these years, spent as a paediatric dietitian. In addition, Kathy is the founder of the Kids Nutrition Singapore private practice.

    About the webinar: 

    An infant’s ability to eat and digest is essential to their growth and development. Gastrointestinal (GI) disorders can cause distress to infants and may impact their ability to meet their nutritional needs. As a result, dietetic management may be required.

    In this webinar, Kathy explores the current research surrounding common GI disorders in infants & dietetic management in order to provide an update on recommendations.

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    Depression, Anxiety and Reproduction. The Gut Brain Connection

    $30.00 USD

    Presented by: Claudia Vavasour, RD

    About Claudia:

    Claudia is a New Zealand registered dietitian and director of Fertility Nutrition Ltd with over 8 years’ experience as a dietitian. Although experienced in many areas of nutrition, her passion lies in the critical importance of nutrition in the First 1,000 Days of life.

    About the webinar: 

    Fascinating new research is emerging surrounding the connection between mood, gut health and food. It’s believed changes in the gut microbiota may influence brain activity, including mood and in pregnant women, can impact fetal brain development.

    In this webinar, Claudia explores the current research surrounding the gut brain connection and provides an updated recommendation.

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    Dietary considerations of the confinement diet

    $30.00 USD

    Presented by: Catherine Chong

    About Catherine:

    Catherine is a dietitian based in Brisbane, Australia and is the director of the Catherine Chong private practice. With 10 years’ experience as a dietitian, Catherine takes pride in helping women optimise their health while trying to conceive and throughout pregnancy.

    About the webinar: 

    The right nutrition after childbirth can play a vital role in assisting the body’s recovery, boosting energy levels and ensuring adequate milk supply. The idea of a confinement period, more traditionally part of the Asian culture, is to protect a mother and her baby from ill health. It includes practices that range from the prohibition of doing certain daily tasks to the restriction of certain food intake.

    In this webinar, Catherine explores the current research surrounding the dietary considerations of the confinement period in order to provide an updated recommendation.

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    Eating for endometriosis

    $30.00 USD

    Presented by: Rachel Jeffery, APD

    About Rachel:

    Rachel is an Accredited Practising Dietitian based in Geelong, Australia with over 25 years experience. While Rachel has a wealth of nutritional knowledge in several areas, her speciality lies within women’s health, IBS and endometriosis.

    About the webinar: 

    More than 10% of Australian women suffer with endometriosis at some point in their life. Furthermore, about one-third of women with endometriosis have trouble with fertility and struggle to get pregnant. The cause of endometriosis is unknown, and there is currently no cure.

    However, research suggests that certain foods and dietary strategies may help manage or reduce endometriosis symptoms and improve fertility.

    In this webinar, Rachel explores the current research surrounding endometriosis and diet and provides an updated recommendation.

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    How to help your clients avoid listeria during pregnancy

    $30.00 USD

    Presented by: Claire Ward, APD

    About Claire:

    Claire is based in Orange, Australia and has over 20 years experience as an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Sports Dietitian. During this time Claire has been involved in a variety of nutrition related areas, including clinical, food service, community, industry and private dietetics. She also is the founder and director of Ward Nutrition.

    About the webinar: 

    Many women avoid healthy eating options while pregnant in fear of being infected by listeria. Although pregnant women are at increased risk of listeria infection, it is important to remember that the risk of listeria in Australia is low and simple food safety steps can be taken to avoid infection while still eating a healthy and balanced diet.

    In this webinar, Claire explores the current research surrounding listeria during pregnancy and provides an updated recommendation.

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    Management of IBS during pregnancy

    $30.00 USD

    Presented by: Christie Lee, APD

    About Christie:

    Christie is an Accredited Practising Dietitian based in Perth, Australia. Christie is passionate about providing a specialised nutrition service in the areas of pregnancy, fertility and women’s health. She also the founder of Christie Lee Nutrition online private practice.

    About the webinar: 

    Around one in five Australians experiences the unpleasant symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) at some time. Some women that suffer from IBS often note a change in their symptoms when pregnant – for some it may be an improvement, for others it can worsen.

    While the low-FODMAP diet is often used in the management of IBS, there are a number of factors that need to be considered when managing IBS and diet during pregnancy.

    In this webinar, Christie explores the current research surrounding IBS and diet during pregnancy and provides an updated recommendation.

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    Nutrition for chronic pelvic pain

    $30.00 USD

    Presented by: Claire Pettitt, RD

    About Claire:

    Claire is a UK & Singapore Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist with 13 years’ experience in clinical practice and nutrition research. Claire is the founder and director of the private practice CP Nutrition.

    About the webinar: 

    Chronic pelvic pain can be a very debilitating condition that may affect the social, personal and work life of many women. In addition, it may be associated with infertility. Recent research has allowed us to better understand how nutrition can can decrease pain and ultimately help combat some symptoms of chronic pelvic pain.

    In this webinar, Claire explores the current research surrounding nutrition for chronic pelvic pain in order to provide an updated recommendation.

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