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I know you want to be your healthiest self to get pregnant faster. Knowing how to do that can be downright difficult and confusing! Find relevant, practical and straightforward advice that you can implement today in this fertility-friendly blog.

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How does caffeine affect my baby?

How does caffeine affect my baby?

How does caffeine affect my baby and their sleep? Let me know if this is a familiar scenario to you, mama. You’ve spent ages settling your little one only to have them waking up every 30 mins or so. You’ve tried everything you can think of and as you go through the...

What prenatal supplements should I take?

What prenatal supplements should I take?

Disclaimer: Just a quick note to bear in mind before you read ahead. Medical advice is imparted throughout this blog, but it is important to remember that this piece of writing is not intended as a substitute for advice from a qualified medical doctor, your dietitian,...

Are you having enough of these three nutrients for the best eggs ever?

Are you having enough of these three nutrients for the best eggs ever?

Photo by Jakub Kapusnak on Unsplash Welcome to Part Two of this series on all things egg quality. If you didn't catch Part One posted earlier in February, it's definitely worth a read! As promised, Part Two is going to provide you with some juicy information regarding...

What are the right foods for me to be eating in pregnancy?

What are the right foods for me to be eating in pregnancy?

So you know that diet in pregnancy is important. And you know that most pregnant women don't have enough of the recommended foods. What exactly are these ‘recommended foods’ in pregnancy? What is a 'pregnancy diet' after all? First, let’s simplify things by breaking...

97% of mothers in New Zealand aren’t eating right for pregnancy

97% of mothers in New Zealand aren’t eating right for pregnancy

In my last blog post, the importance of nutrition in pregnancy was made clear. Eating well has lifelong benefits; just as a not-so-ideal diet during pregnancy can affect both you and bub long-term. The shocking thing is, most of us aren’t getting it right.  A New...

Hey, I’m Hannah

I’m a cat-mum, plant-mum and mum-mum.

My husband and I tried to get pregnant for a long time and nothing was working. It was frustrating and heartbreaking. Never have I hated getting my period more.

As a dietitian, I was doing my own research into what could make our journey easier but there was still a lot I didn’t know.

When we finally managed to conceive (yay!) my focus turned to making sure this very much-wanted baby had the best start in life possible.

It was my journey that led me to use my training as a dietitian to specialise as a certified fertility and pregnancy dietitian and to grow Oh Goodness! Nutrition with a mind to help as many people as possible have their own gorgeous and healthy bubbas.

Random facts that you didn’t want to know:

– I love to forage for food; I know where all the avocado trees are in our neighbourhood

– Faced with a packet of pineapple lumps it will be empty before you can say “can I have one of those?”

– If I could adopt more cats, I would. There was this one time I was taking care of eight! And you’re only a crazy cat lady when you have more than nine. Apparently

Get your body ready for pregnancy with this FREE checklist

Three months before conception is the most important window in a woman’s life to be nailing her nutrition. 

Don’t wonder if you’re on track…find out for sure today by downloading your own checklist.