Meg is a Certified Holistic Nutritionist that specializes in postpartum care. Since 2015, Small Batch Wellness has been working to nourish new families locally throughout the Seacoast and virtually throughout the US.
She believes that by blending traditional ways with modern-day science, we can create a postpartum that honors the individual’s path to wellness.
Purposeful Nourishment is a local grocery + goods delivery service curated for the family who just had a baby serving the seacoast area in Southern Maine + New Hampshire. Favoring local farms + shops, doorstep deliveries are hand picked to deeply nourish healing birthgivers as they navigate the early moments of parenthood.
The Postpartum Kitchen is an online database for families interested in including food as an active form of healing in the postpartum. Highlighting Postnatal Depletion Spectrum, navigate this unique time confidently with access to this resource library. A simple, versatile approach focussed on gut rebuilding, hormone balancing, and blood building while being anti-inflammatory AND anti-bounce back. This resource is in beta.
Anchored + Balanced is a partnership with Alicia Sawtell of Birth Strong Doula. It encompasses the best of both worlds blending in person postpartum care with specific nourishment planning.
Also find her here...
Meg decided to focus her nutrition practice on serving postpartum families for the year after childbirth. Blending her holistic nutrition studies and her enthusiasm for Ayurveda, and culinary medicine, she feels that parents need support longer than the traditional Fourth Trimester/maternity leave to heal and nourish their new body and family.
This is NOT about getting back to your original dress size but about healing, nourishing and supporting this profound change. Rejecting the bounce back culture we have in the US, and working with parents with her no-diet approach.
A word about Holistic Nutrition Studies:
It's important to understand that the term 'nutritionist' is unregulated just like herbalist or doula. People who call themselves 'Nutritionists' may have different levels of education -from Masters level to a quickie weekender course. Many professionals (like Meg) that use these terms have indeed gone through accredited studies, exams, continued education requirements, & certifying hours dedicated to learning. The details on Meg's early certifying Holistic Nutrition studies can be found at this link.
All AFPA nutrition program curriculums fully meet the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP) board educational requirements, making any AFPA nutrition graduate eligible to become a Board Certified Nutrition Professional
All AFPA nutrition program curriculums also fully meet the American Naturopathic Medical Accreditation Board (ANMAB) accreditation board educational requirements. AFPA graduates are eligible to apply to become a Board Certified Holistic Health Care Practitioner through ANMAB.
The Holistic Nutritionist Certification program is internationally accredited by the Federation for Holistic Therapists (FHT).
The Holistic Nutrition Certification program is internationally accredited as an approved training provider by the International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine.
The Holistic Nutritionist Certification program is approved by the National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP) for a total of 30 NANP Category 1 CEUs.
The Holistic Nutritionist Certification Program is approved by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) for a total of 1.9 NASM CEUs.
The Holistic Nutritionist Certification Program is approved by the Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) for a total of 15 AFAA CEUs.
IN ADDITION TO NUTRITION EDUCATION -
MEG CONTINUES HER STUDIES TO DEEPEN HER CARE.
Ayurvedic Dietetics with Dr. Athale - 2021
Yoga Nidra Teacher Training - 2020
Restorative Yoga Teacher Training 2020
Women's Health Nutrition Academy
Postpartum Recovery & Nutrient Repletion - Women's Health Nutritional Academy with Lily Nichols, RD - 2019
Breastfeeding + Nutrients
Ayurvedic Postpartum Doula Training - 2018
Fourth Trimester Food with MagaMama & Centehua Sage - 2018
Reiki I - 2016