Eating for Pregnancy: The Essential Nutrition Guide and Cookbook for Today's Mothers-to-be

Eating for Pregnancy: The Essential Nutrition Guide and Cookbook for Today's Mothers-to-be

by Catherine Jones (Author), Catherine Jones (Author), Rose Ann Hudson (Contributor)


Winner of Mom's Choice Award in Pregnancy/Childbirth Category Every pregnant woman understands that what she eats and drinks affects the baby developing within her. Yet as a mother-to-be, you're likely juggling so much that you simply don't have the time-or energy!-to ensure that you're always eating right. That's where this fully updated edition of the pregnancy classic comes in, making it easy to fulfill the needs of you and your baby. Eating for Pregnancy will provide you with all you need to know about nutrition before, during, and after pregnancy. Here are 150 nutrient-rich recipes, more than 30 new to this edition, designed with you and your family in mind. Each highlights "What's in this for baby and me?" and provides handy nutritional breakdowns and meal-planning advice. You'll also find: * Tips to help you minimize unnecessary weight gain and keep your nutrient intake high * Fresh, fast, family-friendly recipes with realistic menu plans * The most up-to-date information on supplements, sources, environmental concerns, and high-risk pregnancies * An expanded vegetarian section-now with vegan recipes * Helpful information for diabetics, including ADA exchanges, recipe tips, and dining-out strategies * A unique Nine-Months-Later section, covering breastfeeding, postpartum depression, and weight loss after pregnancy-with illustrated exercises


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Format: Illustrated
Pages: 490
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
Published: 07 May 2009

ISBN 10: 0738213527
ISBN 13: 9780738213521
Book Overview: Eating for Pregnancy

Media Reviews
Caroline M. Apovian, MD, FACP, FACN As nutrition specialists we often see postpregnancy patients and wish they had received good nutrition counseling prior to and during pregnancy. This guide should be on the bookshelves of all obstetricians as they counsel their pregnant patients. It is a must-have for all pregnant patients who want to have a healthy peripartum experience.
Author Bio
Catherine Jones, graduate of La Varenne Culinary School in France and freelance food, health, and travel writer, is also the author of Eating for Lower Cholesterol. She lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with her husband and two children. www.catherinejonescooks.comRose Ann Hudson, RD, LD, a perinatal nutritionist and registered dietitian at Inova Fairfax Hospital, counsels both high-risk patients and women experiencing healthy pregnancies. She is the mother of two daughters and lives in Rockville, Maryland, with her family.