Pregnancy Health Coach Certification

Guide expecting mothers through safe, healthy pregnancies.

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Becoming a Pregnancy Health Coach Can Make a World of Difference

Every expecting or new mom deserves the education, guidance and support to help them to create the best opportunity for a successful pregnancy and birth. A Pregnancy Health Coach provides the knowledge, tools, and resources every mother needs, whether she’s preparing for pregnancy, is currently pregnant, or has recently given birth.

Did you know?

  • Women with pregnancy complications are twice as likely to have childbirth complications
  • The number of women diagnosed with postpartum depression has increased by nearly 30%
  • A greater number of women are entering pregnancy with pre-existing conditions
  • The number of women experiencing both pregnancy complications and childbirth complications increased by 31.5%

Health Coaching is Part of the Solution for Healthier Pregnancies

OUR LIFESTYLE MEDICINE APPROACH TO WELLNESS

Optimal health for mom and baby is achieved through a balanced approach to health and wellness. Our exclusive Pregnancy Health Coach Certification provides practical solutions through the four pillars of health: Lifestyle, Exercise, Attitude and Nutrition®.

LIFESTYLE

The importance of making positive choices in creating a healthy womb environment

ATTITUDE

A healthy mind is essential for a healthy pregnancy

EXERCISE

Physical activity is safe for both mother and baby and is associated with the prevention of excess weight gain

NUTRITION

A healthy diet before and during pregnancy is linked to lower risk of complications

OUR HOLISTIC APPROACH TO WELLNESS

We believe that optimal health for mom and baby is achieved through a balanced approach to health and wellness. Our best-in-class pregnancy training focuses on the four pillars of health: Lifestyle, Exercise, Attitude, and Nutrition.

LIFESTYLE

The importance of making positive choices in creating a healthy womb environment

EXERCISE

Physical activity is safe for both mother and baby and is associated with the prevention of excess weight gain

ATTITUDE

A healthy mind is essential for a healthy pregnancy

NUTRITION

A healthy diet before and during pregnancy is linked to lower risk of complications

Become a pregnancy health coach to empower and educate women with simple solutions to create and sustain a healthy pregnancy, from before conception to bringing baby home.

enhance baby’s growth and development

minimize the risk of health issues

establish a strong and lasting bond with baby

What You’ll Learn in This Course

Our course curriculum is newly updated in 2022.

Core Content

Basic & Advanced Nutrition

  • Understanding Protein, Fats, and Carbs
  • Science of supplementation
  • Foods to avoid and why
  • Allergies and intolerances
  • Superfoods
  • Metabolic programming
  • Food quality vs. quantity

Coaching Methods

  • Accountability
  • Goal setting
  • Identify stages of change
  • Initiating motivation to change
  • Group coaching
  • Individual coaching

Strategic Marketing

  • Tools to get started
  • Connecting with potential clients
  • Identifying key coaching opportunities
  • Creative marketing methods
  • Tailoring to maximize effectiveness

Pregnancy Content

Learning Segments

  • Planning for Pregnancy
  • Nutrition for all Stages
  • Nutrition Skills
  • Exercise and Movement
  • Lifestyle and Attitude
  • Bringing Baby Home
  • See more below

Planning for Pregnancy

  • Get motivated to get healthy
  • Preconception planning
  • Stages of pregnancy
  • Preload your body with nutrients

Nutrition for all Stages of Pregnancy

  • Why good nutrition matters for mom and baby
  • Macronutrients and micronutrients for expecting moms
  • Nutrition considerations for each stage of pregnancy
  • Food safety during pregnancy

Nutrition Skills for a Healthier Pregnancy

  • Traffic Light Eating
  • Listening to the wisdom of the Body
  • Reading labels
  • Foods to limit or avoid

Exercise and Movement During Pregnancy

  • Why exercising during pregnancy is important
  • Listening to your body
  • Exercise considerations for each stage of pregnancy
  • Preparing your body for birth

Lifestyle and Attitude During Pregnancy

  • A pregnant woman’s needs
  • Self-care throughout pregnancy
  • Lifestyle choices that can affect mom and baby
  • Lifestyle and attitude considerations for each stage of pregnancy

Bringing Baby Home

  • The 7 Baby B’s
  • Postpartum nutrition and exercise
  • TLC for new moms
  • Establishing balance and boundaries
  • Navigating your postpartum lifestyle

Course Details

  • Flexible, online instructor lead courses
  • Complete coursework at your own pace
  • Weekly homework assignments and eLearning segments to watch
  • A live Zoom call each week with your instructor
  • Earn your certification in just 6 weeks
  • Next courses begin January 9th
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The Top 12 Pregnancy Superfoods

Eating right while pregnant has different challenges at different stages of pregnancy. In the first trimester, you may be more interested in your stomach feeling right than in eating right. So, undernutrition could be a concern. During the feel-better phase of the second trimester, mothers tend to overeat and therefore overgrain. That’s when the previous food aversions change to food cravings. In the third trimester, the pressure on your stomach from that growing little person inside may prompt you to graze on mini meals instead of gorging on big meals. [Read More]

Dr. William Sears and his wife Martha have been advising busy parents on how to raise healthier families for over 50 years. Together they have written more than 40 best-selling books and countless articles on nutrition, parenting and healthy aging.