Women’s Health

Women's HealthPregnancy

Weight increase during pregnancy has been recently reviewed. It is important that all your nutritional requirements are met while your weight gain is properly managed.

Alexander Dietetics can share the decisions of choosing the best foods for you and your baby, and you will feel more confident with an Accredited Practicing Dietitian sharing your journey.

Menopause

Good food choices with plenty of fresh air, exercise and rest will help relieve the stress of menopause.

You may find that your weight and shape are changing. The typical pear shape of most women becomes more of an apple shape during menopause, which increases the risk of cardiovascular problems.

Alexander Dietetics can help you balance your eating pattern and choose foods high in calcium and vitamin D to help reduce your risk of osteoporosis and other complications associated with Menopause.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

PCOS is now more widely recognized in young women who may have problems with being overweight, irregular menstrual cycles, excessive hair growth, poor skin, insulin resistance or infertility. PCOS also creates a higher risk of developing diabetes and osteoporosis later in life

One of the main therapies in regulating PCOS is a balanced therapeutic meal plan. Alexander Dietetics can assess your current meal plan and make the necessary changes to assist your management of PCOS.

Accredited dietitian
Accredited Practising Dietitian

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