A little bit about me

I am a registered nutritional therapist with a special interest in stress, anxiety & the period from preconception to postpartum and how this can shape our family health.

 

My own journey to pregnancy and parenthood was an unexpected struggle and this impacted on so many areas of my life, mentally, physically & emotionally.

 

I experienced periods of anxiety, felt in a constant state of stress and became disconnected with my body all of which further added to my fertility issues.

My health problems didn't suddenly disappear when I finally fell pregnant through IVF.

I went on to feel anxious through most of my pregnancy and the early days of motherhood, with hormones changing, lack of sleep, breastfeeding and constant demands on my body and mind this continued to impact my mental health. 

However through my experience it gave way to a new appreciation of food and nutrition and how I could influence my health by making certain choices. I went on to study Nutritional therapy with the College of Naturopathic Medicine and used all the knowledge I was learning to guide me through pregnancy, postpartum and also now as my family evolves through life.

What do I do?

I work alongside you to address the root cause or imbalance that may be contributing to your personal health condition or concern. Each person is different, there is no one size fits all approach to health and nutrition. I will build a tailor made nutrition and lifestyle protocol for you in order to get you feeling good again.

 

My aim is to encourage and empower people to nourish themselves. So that we can feel our best, to ensure we are eating without guilt, stress and unnecessary restriction, rather with self-respect and joy. 

Areas in which I can guide & support you include

  • Stress & Anxiety

  • Mental health disorders

  • Menstrual regularity & understanding the phases of your cycle

  • Supporting healthy fertility of both partners

  • Supporting you & your baby throughout pregnancy

  • Promoting psychological & emotional wellbeing

  • Looking at your lifestyle and environmental factors 

  • Supporting detoxification abilities and pathways of elimination

  • Support the health of your gastrointestinal system to improve digestion and absorption

  • Optimising energy levels

  • Supporting a healthy immune system.

  • Re-establishing healthy sleep patterns and regulating the circadian rhythm. 

© 2019 by Jessica-Mae Nutrition

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