Families play a vital role in children’s growth. That is why Teker nutrition counseling works with pregnant women and their children from birth to young adulthood. Whatever stage of life you and your children may be in, it is always the right time to begin to think of your health.
We will work together using the latest, cutting-edge research on how to optimize your health outcomes through nutrition counseling and health behavior changes.
*All appointments are virtual visits*
Who Am I?
Elizabeth Barth, MS, RD, LDN
Pregnancy and the events to follow are some of the most beautiful, biological phenomena. But that being said, how do you prepare for it? What are the right foods to eat? What is best prenatal vitamin to take? What can you eat during breastfeeding? What should my baby eat? Why is my child eating too little? Why are they eating too much? To answer this, I had to become an expert in my field. I first received my Bachelor of Science in nutrition and dietetics and quickly after completed my Master of Science in nutrition and health promotion at Simmons University in Boston, MA.
I then started my journey in prenatal and postpartum nutrition working at the Women, Infants, and Children program where I counseled hundreds of pregnant women and their children. I then went on to complete my dietetic internship and got my license as a Registered Dietitian. I delved into the hospital in-patient world but shortly into this job, I deeply missed helping and educating women and children about nutrition. I now currently work and lead in a preventive cardiology and metabolic clinic for children and research focused on parental health outcomes before and after pregnancy as well as for their babies at Massachusetts General Hospital in the Division of General Academic Pediatrics. I want to share what I have been counseling to all these women and their families. No one ever really teaches these things, so I am here to hold your hand through it all and guide you in making the correct choices based on my own work experience and real, scientific evidence.
Initial Consultation: 45-60 minutes
This first session is getting to know more about you and/or your child. This time will also be used to collect your relevant medical history, to assess a diet recall, and to discuss big goals. We will also take this time to make smaller, short-term goals.
We will go over the goals we set in the previous visit, discuss what has helped you and talk through any barriers, and go on to focus on new topics you would like to address.
•1 initial and 5 follow-up sessions
- May choose weekly or bi-weekly sessions
•1 initial and 9 follow-up sessions
- May choose weekly or bi-weekly
*Must choose a package option