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Lauren Hirschfeld, MS, RD, LDN

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Lauren Hirschfeld, MS, RD, LDN

Lauren is a Clinical Dietitian living in West Palm Beach, Florida, where she works to reduce health disparities among pregnant women and the pediatric population. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida, and her graduate degree from Rush University in Chicago.

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Maternal Weight Gain During Pregnancy

Many people believe that pregnancy allows a woman to “eat for two” with no concern regarding weight gain. However, nutrition experts say this is not exactly true.

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