About
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Welcome to Gestational Diabetes Nutrition, your go-to resource for credible, research-based, and up-to-date scientific information about controlling your blood sugars through lifestyle and gestational diabetes diet.

My goal is to provide you with the most trustworthy education and coaching so that you can feel confident and experience less stress about gestational diabetes management and prevention.

You will find solutions and tools on this website to help you adjust quickly to the gestational diabetes diet and learn life-long tools to prevent type 2 diabetes.

This website, blog, newsletter, Instagram, and Master Course started in 2022 after working over ten years in women’s health and seeing the frustration and stress of gestational diabetes diagnosis.

I recognized the large gap in care and the frustration many women experienced who did not have access to an experienced dietitian who specialized in gestational diabetes. I saw the anxiety that long wait times to see a specialist caused or the complete lack of care and automatic start of medications that may not have been necessary.

You will find FREE help and tools on my blog, newsletter, and Instagram. For detailed step-by-step guides with 4 hours of materials, plus meal plans, grocery lists, and personalized coaching for purchase, is my Master Course.

 

You don’t have to do this alone. I got you. – Ginger

Ginger Cochran

MS, RDN, CDCES, CED​

Gestational Diabetes Nutrition Expert

Ginger Cochran is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, functional medicine practitioner, Certified Diabetes Educator & Care Specialist, Certified Wellness Coach, Certified Exercise Physiologist and owner of Nutritious Ginger, an integrative and functional nutrition practice focusing on full body self-care and nourishment. Ginger’s primary specialty is women’s health with a special emphasis on gestational diabetes, weight management, infertility, digestive wellness,  and overall health + happiness.

Ginger obtained her undergraduate degree in dietetics completed her dietetic internship and earned a Master of Science in Exercise Science at the California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo. She has received additional training from the American College of Sports, Medicine and Wellcoaches. Ginger has received the Young Dietitian of the Year Award, and Weight Management Dietitian of the Year award. Ginger has worked on projects for Today Show Dietitian, Joy Bauer, and Woman’s Day Magazine, and several food and health brands.

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I’m a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, which means I went to college specifically for nutrition and health.  After my master’s program, I did an additional year of training to sit for my board exam to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. My Master of Science degree is in exercise science and health promotion, so I am credentialed to combine lifestyle, exercise, and nutrition into my treatments. My degrees were earned at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA.

I have done additional training to become a health and wellness coach through Wellcoachs and a Certified Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine.

I am a board-Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist making me qualified to work with women with gestational diabetes.

I was trained in gestational diabetes by one of the top perinatologists in the country.

I have over ten years of dietitian experience and am honored to join you on your journey!

COACHING 1:1

Couching 1:1 with the third-trimester package for gestational diabetes control, you’ll have access to the master course. Work 1:1 with me once a week or daily as needed through text, phone, and virtual to help control your blood sugars and provide optimal prenatal nutrition. Get live help in the grocery store and meal prep by a board-certified diabetes care & education specialist and registered dietitian nutritionist.

 

THE COURSE

The course gives you all the tools you need to manage your gestational diabetes or prevent gestational diabetes effectively. You can take this as soon as you get diagnosed on your time. It will give you all you need to understand the diagnosis, what to buy, how to eat, and how to plan a meal. Plus, a ton of recipe and product ideas! As a bonus, you will also get access to my postpartum nutrition course for FREE and a 20% discount on my postpartum weight loss plan.

Manage Gestational Diabetes

 through lifestyle & diet with expert guidance