171: Dismantling Diet Culture in Fertility and Postpartum Care for Birthing Parents with McKenzie Caldwell MPH RDN

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Mckenzie Caldwell MPH, RDN joins us on the show today. She is a Charlotte, NC-based dietitian and owner of the private practice Feed Your Zest Nutrition and Wellness. On this episode we talk about how Mckenzie decided to focus on weight neutral care to birthing parents along the spectrum of trying to conceive, fertility, pregnancy, complications with pregnancy, and the postpartum phase. We also touch on why weight inclusive care is so needed and important in these spaces.

This episode is sponsored by Morgan Sinclair Designs! Morgan Sinclair is a registered dietitian turned brand strategist and web designer. Morgan Sinclair Designs is a design studio and education platform for weight inclusive business owners wanting to learn more about and wanting to have more professional support with all things branding, marketing, and web design. Morgan currently offers one-on-one design work with clinicians and has a self paced course, “The Weight Inclusive Business Academy”. From those who want DIY and need a one stop shop for tutorials all the way to business owners who have a full brand and want a web design experience, Morgan is your person. Check out Morgan’s FREE download, “Impressionable Instagram,” at morgansinclairdesigns.com/rdrealtalk.

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Where to find Mckenzie:

Instagram: @womens.health.dietitian

Twitter: @feedyourzest

Website: https://www.feedyourzest.com

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