Having gluten-free Food Brought Over Postpartum
Posted 12 September 2012 - 11:44 PM
Posted 17 September 2012 - 09:33 AM
For those questioning the regional food-giving thing, yes, out here in Utah it is twofold - we've got a lot of Mormon neighbors and friends, and that is a common thing. The church also organizes things like this that help out families going through diffulties, and for many people, making an extra plate of whatever they're preparing for their own family's dinner is quite common. It also seemed pretty common when I was growing up in Portland, OR.
I think that for those who do insist on bringing something over, I will have a little list of our favorite fruits/fresh food, gluten-free pre-packaged goods, and favorite restaurants for gift cards.
Thanks again! You are all great! I feel SO much better about this now
Born and raised in Portland, OR; Currently living in Provo, UT
Gluten-free since June 2006
Also living with Hypoglycemia since 1991
Dairy-free for good since summer 2008
Started IBS diet and probiotics at GI's recommendation - Fall 2008
Also avoiding: potatoes, beans, crucifers, popcorn, most red meat, coconut milk
Started eating a Paleo diet Spring 2011. Love it!
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Posted 23 September 2012 - 06:48 PM
Posted 23 September 2012 - 08:45 PM
I am scared enough about being in the hospital and all. What am I suppose to eat????
Assuming you know your hospital, I would make an appointment with the dietician and let her know your due date and discuss it with her, and then alert the admitting clerk to contact the dietician when you are admitted. I lucked out when I was hospitalized this summer that the dietician was a celiac but you still have to watch out for the kitchen
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