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Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

ISBN: 978-0-696-23186-5
416 pages
September 2006
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Eating well can be tricky when you're pregnant. Sometimes you don't feel well. Other times you're eating all day. And sometimes you just want to give in to your cravings. So how do you follow a healthy diet? Let the experts help! In this all-new companion book to You and Your Baby: Pregnancy, you'll find tips, helpful hints, and the information you need for having a healty diet before, during, and after your pregnancy.

Inside you'll find:

  • Nutrition basics on everything from vitamins and minerals to reading food labels
  • Special section on morning sickness, food allergies, and other diet concerns
  • The latest guidelines for diabetic moms-to-be
  • Advice for losing those postpregnancy pounds
  • Checklists for daily meal planning to track how you're eating
  • Fitness advice for each stage of your pregnancy
  • Hundreds of recipes for quick and easy meals and snacks
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Table of Contents

Part 1: Eating Well and Staying Fit Through Your Pregnancy.

Part 2: Healthy Recipes for Before, During, and After Pregnancy.

Healthy Eating Meal Plans.


Recipe Index.


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Author Information

Laura E. Riley, OB/GYN, M.D. is the Medical Director of Labor and Delivery at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and the author of You & Your Baby: Pregnancy (Meredith Books, 2006). Dr. Riley is a graduate of Harvard University and received her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh. In addition to seeing patients, Dr. Riley teaches at Harvard Medical School as an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Medicine.

Stacey Nelson, MS, RD, LDN is a Senior Clinical Nutritionist with more than 17 years of clinical and community nutrition experience. She received a B.S. in Nutrition Sciences from the University of New Hampshire and a Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Metabolism from Boston University. She has been with the Nutrition Services department at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston since 2000 and also serves as the dietitian for the Vincent Obstetrics Service. Her areas of interest include Perinatal Nutrition, Women's Health and Adult Weight Management. She has been quoted in a variety of publications including American Baby and Babytalk magazines.

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