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Nutritional Insights

Healthy Eating for Mom and Baby

Healthy woman.
Meet Our Pregnancy Nutrition Expert

Dr. Nicole Avena is an Assistant Professor of Neuroscience at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Visiting Professor of Health Psychology at Princeton University. She is a nutrition expert with a special focus on helping moms-to-be and babies get the right start in life through good nutrition. She is the author of What to Eat When You’re Pregnant, a best-selling guide for good nutrition during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Her new book, What to Feed Your Baby and Toddler, helps new parents navigate the ins and outs of feeding an infant and toddler in order to help them develop a healthy palate and relationship with good, wholesome foods. She has worked for over 15 years to understand how foods influence our brains, behavior, and development, and her research has helped people understand how to make better food choices and feed their families healthy, nutritious foods.

“I am thrilled to be working with OB Complete® to help moms-to-be and new moms stay up to date on the latest nutritional information to help their growing babies develop. Pregnancy isn’t easy, but I am here to help! Through the OB Complete® Nutrition Program, I will help you choose the right foods for optimal health and development of your baby, to eat the right foods for the different points in your pregnancy, and to get access to advice on how to manage cravings, fatigue, mood swings, and many of the other things that can accompany your pregnancy. I am happy to be your partner on this special journey.”

Dr. Avena lives in New Jersey with her family, including two little girls of her own. You can learn more about her at her website, DrNicoleAvena.com, and follow her on social media at @drnicoleavena.

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This content is for informational and educational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician, pediatrician, or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding diet and exercise during and after pregnancy, or other medical condition.