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 highFresh, fast, family-friendly recipes with realistic menu plansThe most up-to-date information on supplements, sources, environmental concerns, and high-risk pregnanciesAn expanded vegetarian section-now with vegan recipesHelpful information for diabetics, including ADA exchanges, recipe tips, and dining-out strategiesA unique Nine-Months-Later section, covering breastfeeding, postpartum depression, and weight loss after pregnancy-with illustrated exercises