Synopses & Reviews
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
This thoroughly revised and expanded second edition includes the latest nutritional information, along with shopping and eating tips to keep nutrient intake high and unnecessary weight gain to a minimum.
The 150-plus nutrient-rich recipes—more than 25 new to this edition—are designed with the busy cook and her family in mind. Each highlights “What’s in this for baby and me” and provides nutritional breakdowns and meal-planning advice; many offer substitution suggestions and time-saving shortcuts. Eating for Pregnancy also addresses women with gestational diabetes, and includes an expanded vegetarian/vegan chapter. Plus, an all-new section, Nine Months Later, reassuringly covers information on breastfeeding, post-partum depression, and weight loss.
The highly popular pregnancy cookbook, now bigger and better than ever
About the Author
, 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.com
Rose 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.