Meet the Team

Our primary goal is to provide you with trustworthy, evidence-based information about nutrition during pregnancy. You might also want to read our editorial policy, which shows how we approach the topics on our site.

Most of our authors have contributed to our pregnancy nutrition bundle, which is currently on sale.

Let’s introduce you to the passionate experts behind our content!

Owner / founder: Gina Waggott

Gina is the owner and founder of Pregnancy Food Checker. She holds a Certification in Nutrition and Lifestyle during Pregnancy from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and a Diploma in Human Nutrition. Want to know why she started the site? The backstory is here. Articles are medically reviewed by Janet Gordon RD, MBDA, a Registered Dietitian specializing in maternal health. Read Gina’s articles here.

Expert Writer: Samantha Scott (nee Broghammer), RD, CSP, CD

Samantha Broghammer

Samantha is a Wisconsin-based registered pediatric dietitian and nutrition writer. In addition to contributing to Pregnancy Food Checker, she serves the mental health and wellness population as a clinical dietitian providing medical nutrition therapy to those of all ages, from toddlers through senior citizens. Read Samantha’s articles here.

Expert Writer: Amy Kaczor, RD

Amy Kaczor MS RD

Amy Kaczor is a Registered Dietitian and Chemistry Teacher based out of Chicago, Illinois. She holds a Master’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics and is passionate about nutrition, health, and wellness, plus writing and sharing evidence-based information. Read Amy’s articles here.

Expert Writer: Stephanie Searor, RD, MS, LDN

Stephanie Searor

Stephanie Searor MS, RD, LDN is a Registered Dietitian and Registered Yoga Teacher. After completing her dietetic internship at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, she received her Master’s Degree in Nutrition and dietetics from Central Michigan University. She is experienced in all nutrition-related needs throughout pregnancy and postpartum. Read Steph’s articles here.

Expert Writer: Shandra Williams, RN

Shandra Williams

Shandra Williams was a nursing assistant for over ten years in Kentucky and is now a licensed practical nurse. She is passionate about maternal and pediatric health. She is a mother of four energetic boys, and lives in Florida with her husband Calvin. Read Shandra’s articles here.

We are proud of our team’s dedication and the collective knowledge we bring to you. At Pregnancy Food Checker, we understand the importance of reliable information during such a crucial phase of life.

For any queries or feedback, feel free to reach out to us.