Expect the Best

Expect the Best

Your Guide to Healthy Eating Before, During, and After Pregnancy

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Completely updated and revised with the latest guidelines for nutrition and lifestyle before, during, and after pregnancy.

Expect the Best is a comprehensive guide for new and future parents that answers the most frequently asked questions about nutrition and lifestyle habits from preconception to post-delivery. This second edition translates the latest research and expert recommendations about how to have the healthiest baby possible into clear and concise advice without preaching, and includes a wide range of topics, such as:

the healthiest lifestyle for fertility (including for dads-to-be!); calories and weight gain throughout pregnancy and after delivery; important vitamins and minerals and how to include them in your eating plan; what, and how much, exercise is best before, during, and after pregnancy; keeping food safe, and foods to avoid during pregnancy; how to manage morning sickness, gestational diabetes, and more; and what to eat when breastfeeding

This book provides easy-to-follow sample meal plans, and an expanded recipe chapter features more than 60 simple, nutritious recipes, including vegetarian, gluten-free, and dairy-free options. This complete resource supplies what you need to make the best choices throughout your entire pregnancy journey!

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee :, Turner Publishing Company,, [2017]
Edition: Revised edition, Second edition
Copyright Date: ℗♭2017
ISBN: 9781681626246
Branch Call Number: 618.242 WAR 2017
Characteristics: viii, 326 pages : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics


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