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"Nourish the Future: Nutrition and Food for Healthy Pregnancy" with Julie Matthews, CNC


Prenatal planning and pregnancy are critical times in a blooming family's life. These days when so many children have health issues, or learning and behavioral issues, parents want to know what they can do to optimize both mom's health during pregnancy and the baby's health afterwards. Join us as Julie Matthews helps us to discover which nutrients are vital for fertility, pre-conception planning, and pregnancy. She'll tell us about essential foods for a baby's healthful growth and brain development, and insights into "stacking the deck" to help prevent autism based on 10 years of experience. Learn how to reduce sugar cravings and blood sugar swings during pregnancy. Learn how to combine traditional wisdom with modern insights for optimal nutrition for preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum. Julie Matthews is a Certified Nutrition Consultant specializing in autism spectrum disorders, healthy pregnancy, moms and babies, and therapeutic diets and nutrition for childhood disorders. Julie studied holistic nutrition through California state certified Bauman College: Holistic Nutrition and Culinary Arts and holds a Bachelor of Science from U.C. Davis in Agricultural and Managerial Economics. She is the author of two amazing resources on autism: Nourishing Hope & the Cooking to Heal cookbook and educational DVD. Julie is a member of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP), Chapter Leader of the San Francisco Holistic Mom's Network, and nutritionist with the Mama's Resource Network.