Women who are pregnant or postpartum should not be dieting and yet, many women do, thanks to diet culture and weight stigma. In this episode, I chat with Lindsay Stenovec, certified eating disorder dietitian about the pressures women face to “get their pre-baby body back.”
We share personal experiences with postpartum depression and weight stigma during pregnancy as well as research that shows 93% of women who engage in disordered eating and dieting behaviors are not screened for eating disorder symptoms.
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Lindsay Stenovec, MS, RD, CEDRD, CLEC is the founder of The Nurtured Mama and the owner of Nutrition Instincts® – a San Diego-based nutrition private practice. She is a mother, speaker, educator, podcast host, dietitian, intuitive eating counseling and eating disorder specialist. With over 14 years of experience and education in nutrition, eating disorders, intuitive eating, maternal wellness and family feeding, she works to bridge the gap between the motherhood experience, dysfunctional eating, body image and authentic wellness. Her mission is the help women and mothers reduce stress and guilt around food and movement by restoring their trust in their bodies, taking weight obsession out of the equation and re-defining health and self-care so that each woman, mother & family can thrive. She is the host of The Nurtured Mama Podcast and creator of Eat. Be. Nurture – An online program that helps mamas eat with joy, live in the moment and nurture their inner power. Lindsay lives in San Diego with her husband and two children.