General nutrition resources for your maternity journey

Our resources are intended to offer nutritional information only and should be tailored to your individual circumstances.  Please keep in mind that professional medical advice should be obtained before taking action.

Patient Resources

Providing you with the most up-to-date information for all your nutrition needs.

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Free nutrition resources

Please have a browse through the resources below. We’ve included an assortment of practical information we hope you find useful and engaging.

These have been developed by the experts at Dietitian Connection – please note all should be used in full and not personalised or customised. They are general resources, for information only, and they advise you use your personal judgement before deciding to use the information provided.

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Member only resources

One of the many benefits of attending a Lifestyle Maternity appointment is immediate access to our relevant Members’ area. Here you will be able to download our Nutrition Essentials’  handouts, worksheets that guide your setting of lifestyle goals, as well as nutrition, physical activity and pregnancy weight gain trackers.

Find out more here.

Alternatively, Lifestyle Maternity’s online, self-paced programs are designed and delivered to achieve similar outcomes to individual appointments. Participants are encouraged and guided to assess their own health habits against fertility or pregnancy recommendations, participate in activities around health goals for optimal nutrition and how to adapt their routines to achieve them. Resources are provided to supplement activities and information.

Attendees are welcome to enrol in an online program as a one-off or as an introduction to building a relationship with Lifestyle Maternity, packaging this purchase with a PeNut + Lifestyle Maternity 50-recipe cookbook and/or extending this with an individual appointment for ongoing support and accountability.

Calcium factsheet
Calcium Factsheet

This factsheet defines calcium, busts a number of calcium myths and lists calcium-rich food and drinks.

Carbohydrate factsheet
Carbohydrate Factsheet

This factsheet explains the importance of carbohydrates, lists which foods contain carbohydrates and which you should eat more or less of.

Carbohydrate Myth Busting Factsheet
Carbohydrate Myth Busting Factsheet

This factsheet explains common carbohydrate myths.

Glycaemic index factsheet
Glycaemic Index (GI) Factsheet

This factsheet defines what the Glycaemic Index (GI) is, lists the benefits of a low-GI diet and gives examples of a number of high GI and low GI foods.

Iron Nutritional Factsheet
Iron Factsheet

This factsheet explains the role of iron, our iron requirements and lists which foods are high in iron.

Lactose Factsheet
Lactose Intolerance Factsheet

This factsheet explains what lactose is, addresses a number of lactose myths and lists tips for managing a low lactose diet.

Portion Sizes Factsheet
Portion Sizes Factsheet

This factsheet gives examples of portion sizes from the 5 food groups and the recommended number of serves for each day.

Pregnancy Factsheet
Pregnancy Factsheet

This factsheet offers tips for a healthy pregnancy, explains pregnancy food safety and gives examples of a pregnancy-friendly day on a plate.

Protein Factsheet

This factsheet explains the role of protein in our diet, our protein requirements and gives an example of a protein-packed day on a plate.

Vegan and Vegetarian diet factsheet
Vegan and Vegetarian Diet Factsheet

This factsheet defines a vegetarian and vegan diet, gives examples of plant-based proteins and lists a number of nutrients to keep in mind.

Nutrition and Lifestyle Essentials for Fertility

An introduction to Lifestyle Maternity services to improve preconception health and why it’s important to make changes at this time.

Nutrition and Lifestyle Essentials for Pregnancy

An introduction to Lifestyle Maternity services to improve your pregnancy health habits and why it’s important to make changes at this time.

Nutrition and Lifestyle Essentials for New Mums

An introduction to Lifestyle Maternity services to improve your postnatal health habits and why it’s important to make changes at this time.

Nourish & Nurture Fertility

Step into a world that is tailored to your unique fertility enhancing experience.

This program is designed to inform and empower you to find easy and practical solutions for lasting changes to your routines and habits.

This engaging course is packed with advice and strategies that you can adapt to your preferences, needs and routines. to keep you healthy, happy, and well-prepared to improve your ovulatory fertility, egg quality, and overall feeling of control.

Nourish & Nurture Pregnancy

Step into a world tailored to your unique pregnancy experience.

This program is designed to inform and empower you to find easy and practical solutions for lasting changes to your routines and habits.

This engaging course is packed with advice and strategies that you can adapt to your preferences, needs and routines to keep you healthy, happy, and well-prepared for the arrival of your little one.

Acknowledgement: Dietitian Connection

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