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Expect the Best : Your Guide to Healthy Eating Before, During, and After Pregnancy (Paperback)

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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!

Number of Pages: 326
Genre: Health + Wellness
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
Author: Elizabeth M. Ward
Language: English
Street Date: March 28, 2017
TCIN: 51713392
UPC: 9781681626246
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-8160
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