Pregnancy & Childhood Nutrition
I’m Hannah Whittaker, a registered dietitian, and an expert in pregnancy and childhood nutrition.
During your pregnancy I can help you to ensure your diet is nutritionally balanced and adapted to each stage. I can also support you with recovery in the post natal period.
As your baby gets older I can help you navigate any feeding challenges you might experience, from milk/food allergies, to fussy eating or sensory food aversion.
As we work together, I’ll give you the knowledge and confidence to know that you’re making the right decisions when it comes to feeding your infant, whilst taking care of your own wellbeing.
Evidence based advice
Helping mums feel empowered
Nutritional advice in books and on the internet changes constantly and often contradicts itself. It can be overwhelming when you’re trying to make good nutritional decisions not just for yourself, but for your little one as well. I can support you when you don’t know where to turn and your head is spinning with conflicting advice.
I’d like nutritional support during pregnancy
I want to make sure I’m getting the best nutrition for my body and my bump, so that my baby gets the best possible start in life.
I think my baby has a milk allergy and I need some advice
I’d like to get a proper diagnosis, and then some guidance about what I should feed my baby to reduce symptoms.
My infant is a fussy eater and mealtimes are difficult
Every meal is a battle with my child, and it’s really stressful trying to get them to eat what I put in front of them.
My preschooler refuses to eat and I think they’re underweight
I think it’s more than just fussy eating, and I’m worried my child isn’t growing properly or getting sufficient nutrition.
Expert in Pregnancy and Childhood Nutrition
Not only am I a fully qualified and experienced dietitian, I’m also a mum of two! I have a combination of science-backed knowledge, and real-life, practical experience of raising little ones.
I’ve been where you are now. I understand the struggles of being a busy mum, and how difficult it can be to follow the best nutritional advice.
That’s why I’ll always provide you with practical, easy to follow guidelines for you and your infant. I’ll also empower you with the tools you need to know you’re making the best nutritional decisions going forward.
I felt like Hannah really cared and I also felt very comfortable and at ease while chatting with her. I would definitely recommend Hannah!
– Jenny, Mother of 2
Through pregnancy and beyond
Here for you
From planning and pregnancy, all the way to preschool, I’ll be here to make sure you and your little one are getting the best nutrition possible.
Pregnancy, weaning, and mealtime routines won’t always go smoothly, especially if you follow a modified diet, or if your baby has allergies.
You don’t have to go through this alone, with only Google as your guide. Having an expert who you can turn to can be a huge relief, and you can rest assured that you’re making the right nutritional decisions for yourself and your baby.
Flexible online appointments
I know that being a parent can be chaotic and stressful, which is why I offer my one-to-one consultations online for maximum flexibility.
As well as initial assessment appointments, I offer follow-ups that can be between 15 and 45 minutes, depending on whether you just need a quick chat, or more in depth advice.
I also have plenty of free resources you can access immediately, such as easy to follow recipes, weaning guides, and science-backed articles on the latest guidelines for pregnancy and childhood nutrition.
Tips on childhood nutrition
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Get in Touch
If you have any questions, or you’d like to book a consultation, just send me a message and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible!