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Nutrition and Lifestlyle Medicine for Fertility, Pregnancy, and Postpartum Recovery – October 2019

October 5, 2019 - October 6, 2019
Registration Information
  • Register before
    August 24th, 2019
    for early bird pricing

  • Regular Course Price:
    after August 24th, 2019

Instructor: Dr. Jessica Drummond, DCN, CCN, PT, Founder and CEO of the Integrative Women’s Health Institute is passionate about caring for and empowering women who struggle with women’s and pelvic health conditions. She is equally passionate about educating and supporting clinicians in confidently and safely using integrative tools to transform women’s and pelvic healthcare.

Having two decades of experience in women’s and pelvic health as a physical therapist and functional nutritionist, plus owning a private women’s health clinical nutrition and coaching practice, gives her a unique perspective on the integrative, conservative options for pelvic pain management, hormone balance, preconception and fertility support, postpartum recovery, and chronic pain and fatigue management. She regularly lectures on topics such as integrative pelvic pain management, natural fertility options, optimal hormone health, and functional and integrative nutrition for rehabilitation, nutrition, wellness, fitness, and medical professionals.

Dr. Drummond was educated at the University of Virginia, Emory University, Duke Integrative Medicine, and Maryland University of Integrative Health.

Please note:

To register for this course, please download the following registration forms in pdf format and email it to info@pelvichealthsolutions.ca or fax it to 888-653-4533

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Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine for Fertility, Pregnancy, and Postpartum Recovery October 2019

Course Description:

In this course, the participants will learn to optimize the health of women and couples trying to conceive, pregnant women, and postpartum women from an integrative approach.



1. The participants will demonstrate understanding of necessary nutrients for fertility, hormone balance, egg and sperm health.

2. The participants will learn how to implement a program to reduce environmental toxin burden prior to pregnancy.

3. The participants will learn to support women to choose the right fitness activity and intensity based on hormone health factors to improve fertility.

4. The participants will learn nutrients required for each trimester of pregnancy, and be able to safely recommend quality prenatal supplements.

5. The participants will understand how to recommend exercise, sleep and stress management strategies to improve perinatal health and postpartum recovery.

6. The participants will understand how to improve diversity and health of the mother’s gut microbiome in order to reduce health risks at deliver and for her infant.

7. The participants will demonstrate supporting a new mother (and her family) with health coaching strategies to determine her health vision postpartum.

8. The participants will demonstrate a sample food plan for a new mother to optimize her postpartum recovery and improve her breast milk quality.


Audience: Physical and Occupational Therapists, Nutritionists, Fitness Professionals, Health Coaches, Naturopaths, Midwives, Doulas, Nurses and Physicians (any women’s health or wellness professional)


Prerequisites: None



Two day course from 8:30am-5:00pm

Registration begins on the first day 15 minutes prior to the start time.