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Eating for Pregnancy: The Essential Nutrition Guide and Cookbook for Today's Mothers-to-Be Paperback – June 9, 2009
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“As nutrition specialists we often see postpregnancy patients and wish they had received good nutrition counseling prior to and during pregnancy. This guide should be on the bookshelves of all obstetricians as they counsel their pregnant patients. It is a must-have for all pregnant patients who want to have a healthy peripartum experience.”
Diane Snyder, MD, OBGYN
“As an obstetrician this is a welcome resource for our patients. We often wish we had more time during prenatal visits to review healthy eating and recommendations for adequate nutrition. This book is a welcome addition!”
“Eating for Pregnancy has features that distinguish it from other books in the pregnancy category, including a family approach to eating and cooking during pregnancy, diabetic exchanges, an extensive chapter on vegetarian cooking, and tips for coping with morning sickness. It’s a book for motherhood in the 21st century.”
Diane Forley, chef-owner of Verbena Restaurant, New York City
“This book is full of information that is vital to maintaining a healthy pregnancy. The recipes are creatively delicious and make eating nutritiously an exciting and achievable goal.”
“From an overview on nutrition and pregnancy through the recipes . . . this book is a must-have. The recipes reflect an appealing fresh and light approach.”
Cindy Pawlcyn, chef and restaurateur
“Whether you want to get pregnant, are pregnant or adopting a baby, I encourage you to buy this book because it is full of simple, delicious recipes and lots of sound advice on how to eat better and enjoy a healthier lifestyle.”
New Parents Magazine
“Every pregnant woman knows that what she eats impacts the health of her baby. But coming up with healthy menus day in and day out can be as daunting as delivery itself. For well-meaning moms everywhere, the simple solution is Eating for Pregnancy. . . . If your idea of the perfect meal is equal parts easy, delicious and nutritious, this book is for you.”
“Finally . . . a cookbook for mothers-to-be. . . . A new cookbook that offers nutrition guidelines for moms-to-be and includes recipes the entire family will enjoy.”
“Everything in the book is intended to be not only easy to prepare, but also healthy and appealing to every member of the family.”
“A must for mothers-to-be.”
Maria Theresa Guevara-Hensen, MD, OBGYN
“A compact and informative nutrition guide with recipes that are easy and clearcut. It will see you through nine months and beyond.”
The Washington Post
“A food-friendly guide to pregnancy and beyond…The more than 150 recipes in the book are presented in categories that fit with contemporary lifestyles…It's a realistic approach at a time when more and more meals take place outside the home.”
“Delicately balancing optimum and unnecessary weight gain…simple yet flavorful dishes… an overwhelming amount of information.”
Washington Parent Magazine
“It's the subtitle that makes Eating for Pregnancy: An Essential Guide to Nutrition with Recipes for the Whole Family so special. Not only does the book address mom's needs, but also those of those who cook and dine with her."
About the Author
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.
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I had expected that this book will show complete meal plans with low calorie and high nutrients, but most of recipe here are just parts of one meal and it would still add up quite... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Rfseva
Excellent book with easy to read recipes. Every pregnant and non pregnant women should own. helps you stay on track with good eating after babyPublished 11 months ago by Kathleen F Millard
It has some good recipes but I never cooked anything out of this book.Published 12 months ago by Jill E.
I purchased this book based on some of the reviews I read here. I have to say, this has to be one of the best recipe books I've ever read. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Christina Solis
I got this book when I was pregnant. I didn't feel the information was groundbreaking. The recipes were easy to follow. Read morePublished 16 months ago by GingerH
not complete - even recommending to eat tofu, while it is clear that the plant hormones found in tofu work against a healthy pregnancyPublished 16 months ago by Maggie Boogaart