The Whole 9 Months: A Week-By-Week Pregnancy Nutrition Guide with Recipes for a Healthy Start by Jennifer Lang
When you’re eating for two, it’s even more important to plan meals with nutrition in mind. New research suggests that you are what your mother ate: what moms eat during pregnancy has lasting effects on the long-term health of their children including brain development and future food preferences. To provide the best for their baby, mothers must make food choices rich in baby-building nutrients. The Whole 9 Months walks readers through every week of their baby’s development and introduces health-boosting whole foods and recipes to incorporate into their daily diet throughout their pregnancy. But it can be difficult to be on a wholesome diet when nausea and food cravings and aversions abound. The easily customizable recipes in this book allow readers to make adjustments based on their needs while continuing to grow a healthy baby. Features include: – Week-by-week information on fetal development – Up-to-date information and research on pregnancy nutrition – 100 easy and delicious recipes with calorie counts and nutritional facts – Tips for every recipe to adjust to fickle appetites – Recipes for a variety of diets including vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and gestational diabetes.