Holistic Care for Modern Pregnancy
Australian women are shifting toward bearing children at a median age of 30.7 years. This is older than in previous decades. Later motherhood can have an effect on fertility, where currently one in six couples in Australia experience fertility problems.
The confounders for infertility are multifactorial including hormonal, persistent organic pollutants, disease and lifestyle factors. There is convincing evidence that preconception care increases the likelihood of a healthy foetus, and foetal programming leads to a reduction in many common chronic diseases in later years. Managing parent’s health from preconception through to common ailments such as morning sickness, gastric upset, weight loss, weight gain, gestational diabetes and pre-eclampsia eventuates in a healthy happy baby that is settled and develops well.
Teresa Mitchell-Paterson discusses practical caring clinical suggestions for the ultimate health of mother, father and baby from food, supplement safety to home toxins.
Materials available include:
- Video Recordings
- Audio Recordings
- Digital Notes and Resources
- CPE Certificate of Attendance (1.5 Contact Hours)