Nutrition in Pregnancy
Introduction to Dr Karen & Purer Mama
What you should and shouldn’t eat in pregnancy and why – the science behind the facts.
What is nutrigenomics
The science behind the different food groups:
Fruit & Vegentable
Managing your microbiome
Joint aches & pains
The repair process
After vaginal delivery
After caesarean delivery- scar recovery
Looking after your skin
The pelvic floor
Probiotics & diet
Nutrition in Pregnancy
Dr. Karen Joash, a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, has an array of qualifications, including a BSc (Hons), MSc, MBBS, MRCOG, PGCert in Leadership, and an MBA. With over two decades of dedicated service in obstetrics and gynaecology, Dr. Joash is renowned for her holistic approach, consistently delivering high-quality care that enhances outcomes for women.
Specialising in pregnancy care, childbirth, perinatal mental health, pelvic floor recovery, and the fourth trimester, Dr. Joash has innovatively crafted educational tools that empower women to flourish. Armed with a master’s degree in medical biochemistry and a keen focus on lifestyle medicine, she addresses nutritional deficiencies through her award-winning brand, Purer Mama. As the creator and Co-founder, Dr. Joash strives to provide women with essential information and supplements for healthy pregnancies and robust baby growth.
Dr. Joash’s commitment to safe practice is evident in her role as the former lead for Quality and Safety in Maternity at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust for seven years. Her excellence has garnered global recognition, with two prestigious health awards for her private practice, including the esteemed title of the most trusted obstetrician in London in 2021.
Personally motivated by overcoming hyperemesis, Dr. Joash, a mother of three grown children, channels her passion into promoting health and wellness in all aspects of life.
What you will learn
With Dr Karen you will learn about the science and reasons behind what we should and shouldn’t put in the body during pregnancy and the recovery period. With her background in biochemistry Dr Karen effortlessly relates the theory behind nutrigenomics in an engaging and easy manner. Dr Karen also shows which supplements are recommended for all types of deficiencies as well as ensuring you are growing a healthy baby.
Taught by a qualified NHS professional
Dr Joash has over 20 years experience as a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist. She is a passionist supporter of a holistic approach and is the founder of the Purer Mama range of award winning pregnancy supplements, designed to keep you and your baby healthy.