Welcome to the IMI Maternity Nutrition Coach Certification Course
Learn IMI’s Secret Recipe for Growing a Happy, Healthy Baby!
with Sara Spears
Become a Maternity Nutrition Coach and work with pre-conceiving, expectant, and new moms to provide them with nutrition education and healthy lifestyle choices.
The IMI Maternity Nutrition Coach program is an online program, sixteen weeks in length where participants will learn:
- The Role of the Maternity Nutrition Coach
- Code of Conduct
- Scope of Practice
- Nutritionist vs Dietician
- Recommended readings
- Anatomy and Physiology of the Pregnant Woman
- Fuel: Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats, and Energy Metabolism
- Vitamins and Minerals
- Food: Organic vs Conventional vs GMO
- Supplements: Synthetic vs Natural
- Nutrients for Preconception
- Nutrients for Pregnancy
- Nutrients for Postpartum
- Breast vs Formula
- A basic review of all the nutrition methods and controversies in the nutrition industry
- Creating a Food Plan
- Food diary
- Food allergies / sensitivities
- Common ailments and nutrients
- Nutrition for Sleep and Stress
- Business Basics
- The Art of Coaching
Course begins May 2013
*Payment Plan available*
For more information and to receive an application for enrollment contact us at email@example.com
About Sara Spears
Sara Spears is a registered Holistic Nutritionist, having studied at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition. She is a passionate educator, who specializes in fertility, pre and post natal women, infants, and weight loss. Sara strongly believes that a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby begin with nourishing one’s self through diet and exercise – both of the body and mind. Sara provides private nutritional assessments and consultations, with a focus on expecting and new families.
Sara holds two undergraduate degrees in Biology and Education, through the University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University, respectively. She has been teaching and developing curriculum for various schools in Canada and abroad for the last 10 years. She also earned a Masters degree in Educational Psychology through Mount Saint Vincent University.
In addition to educating, Sara is also a Certified Infant Massage Instructor, facilitates Infant Massage classes in her community, and has taken courses in both Lactation Management and Sleep Training.
Sara currently resides in Nova Scotia, Canada, with her husband and baby girl.