In this episode of Bun in the Oven Hollie speaks to anti-diet registered nutritionist Laura Thomas, all about body image during and after pregnancy.
So, in today’s episode Laura and Hollie discuss:
► What diet culture is and how it affects our lives
► Why we are in a society where people feel it is acceptable to comment on another person’s body
► Why we put certain bodies on such a pedestal
► How this can make pregnancy and postpartum a really testing time for a person’s body acceptance.
► How to navigate your changing pregnancy body and learn to accept it
This episode on your pregnancy body is for you if you are struggling to navigate the physical changes that come with pregnancy, labour and the postnatal period, if you find the pressure from the media to look a certain way during pregnancy or snap back postnatally, or if you have previously struggled with disordered eating, fat-shaming from healthcare professionals, or body image concerns.
We hope it helps you navigate this period of your lives, and allows you to show yourself kindness where possible.
Guest Bio: Laura Thomas PhD
Laura Thomas is an anti-diet registered nutritionist specialising in Intuitive Eating and weight-inclusive nutrition. She supports families who are experiencing feeding and eating challenges to heal their relationship with food and their bodies. She’s author of the Can I Have Another Snack Newsletter and host of the podcast of the same name. And author of two books, Just Eat It and How to Just Eat It.
► Follow Laura on Instagram HERE
► Buy Laura’s Book ‘How to Just Eat It’ HERE
► Buy Laura’s Book ‘Just Eat It’ HERE
► Join Laura’s Newsletter ‘Can I Have Another Snack’ HERE
► Listen to Laura’s Podcast HERE
► Buy ‘My Body, My Home. A Radical Guide to Resilience and Belonging’ HERE
► Buy ‘The Wisdom of Your Body. Finding Healing, Wholeness, and Connection Through Embodied Living’ HERE
► Read ‘7 Body Affirming Books For Kids’ HERE
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