A dietitian is an important part of the multidisciplinary team working with Dr Law at Greenslopes Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Not only is a healthy diet pivotal in maintaining good health, it is also vital to the long-term success of your treatment.
Women who develop gestational diabetes will benefit from a consultation with a dietitian. Changing to an appropriate healthy diet may be the only treatment required for many women with gestational diabetes.
Weight optimisation has many health benefits, and will also reduce the risk for pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence. Having a healthy weight before surgery will also reduce the operative risks, including the risk of deep venous thromboembolism (DVTs).
Rebecca Evans is an accredited dietitian with over 10 years of experience. She has degrees in dietitics and human movements. She consults directly from Dr Law’s practice at Greenslopes Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Rebecca has special interests in:
Optimal nutrition is important in getting the most out of the body, especially when there are two (or more!) bodies to optimise! Nutritional issues related to pregnancy or conception can be discussed during your consultation. Rebecca can also help to manage weight gain during pregnancy, ensuring the best possible nutritional status for yourself and your baby.