Optimal Pregnancy Nutrition workshop
This one-hour workshop is designed to assist women follow healthier lifestyle behaviours during pregnancy, through increasing personal empowerment.
Mater specialist maternal health dietitians run this workshop which is available to all pregnant women. It is best attended in early pregnancy but will benefit women at any stage of pregnancy.
Within this workshop, women will:
- Complete activities to compare their lifestyle with current pregnancy guidelines for healthy eating, physical activity, healthy weight gain and smoking cessation
- Share skills and knowledge and recent innovative resources to assist in adopting these recommendations
- Have the opportunity to organise individualised follow-up appointments with maternal health dietitians, for ongoing support.
Women’s comments about what they found most useful in this workshop:
“the extensive meal planner”
“the focus on healthy weight gain for pregnancy, whatever weight you start at, and the personalised weight tracker handout was really good”
“learning what a proper serve size was, especially for fruit and vegetables”
“knowing I was making the right choices”
How can women book into this workshop?
Bookings are essential. Interested women should phone 07 3163 8847 to book their place in the group. You will get directions to the group’s venue when you book.
What is the cost?
Attendance is $45 per woman. Partners are encouraged to attend (at no extra cost).
Mater Health and Wellness staff are recognised providers with private health funds and Medicare. Rebates for services are available where applicable.
Mater acknowledges consumer consultation in the development of this patient information.
Mater Doc Num: MHS-802-03372
Last modified 11/11/2015.