February Salon Series: The Power of Nutrition During Pregnancy: How Diet Can Ease Pregnancy Woes & Lead to Fewer Birth Complications

Join Ashley Spivak of Re-Color The Palate for an evening of tasty snacks, interactive nutrition education, massage and meditation! Whether you work with women during pregnancy, are thinking of conceiving sometime down the road, or are already pregnant, it is never too early or too late to learn how the diet can be a tool to ease common pregnancy ailments (including infertility!). We will also discuss the role of diet in preventing birth complications and how stress influences digestion. Please visit to learn more.

When: Tuesday, February 18th from 7PM to 9PM

Location: 5648 Oak Grove Ave. Oakland, CA 94618
*** (A short walk from the Rockridge BART station!)

Cost: Free
$5-$15 suggested donation for BADP, no one will be turned away for lack of funds

Accessibility: The space is wheelchair accessible (but the restroom does not have grab bars). Babes in arms are welcome. Please email salon_fund [at] bayareadoulaproject [dot] org or send us a note on facebook if you have any questions about accessibility.


Speaker Bio:
Ashley Spivak is a certified nutritional consultant and nutrient-dense recipe developer with a specialty in prepping for pregnancy and prenatal nutrition. She curates the nutritional landscape by highlighting the importance of educated product picks at the grocery store, stress management, and by incorporating ideas from a variety of dietary theories and current research to help people kick bad habits and make more informed and sustainable choices. She is a graduate with Honors from Washington University in St. Louis, and has studied with the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Dr. Sears Wellness Institute, the Childbirth Education Association of Metropolitan New York, the Herbal Bear School and the Natural Gourmet Institute.

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