Meghan holds a Master’s Degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition (CSP). Further, Meghan also obtained the credential of International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).
Located in the Chicago area, Meghan is the owner of Mama & Sweet Pea Nutrition, a private practice and consulting company that focuses on prenatal, postpartum and infant care. The introduction of solids, food allergies, and baby led weaning are among her specialties. Meghan is passionate about the health of women and children, from fertility to pregnancy, postpartum and beyond. She believes food is medicine, but understands there are many more factors to wellness including sleep, movement and stress management. Her goal is to empower women with the tools and information they need to take charge of their health.
Meghan is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and presented on Baby Led Weaning at their Food & Nutrition Conference in 2018. She is also a member of the Northern Illinois Lactation Consultant Association and sits on the board for Breastfeed Chicago, a local non-profit.
Additionally, Meghan is a freelance writer and public speaker and enjoys sharing her knowledge through blogging and social media. She is the coauthor of the ebook Avoiding Allergens While Breastfeeding; Nutrition guidance for women trying to avoid milk, soy, and/or eggs while breastfeeding. In her free time, Meghan enjoys spending time with her family, baking and spending time outdoors.