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: â€¢ Week-by-week information on fetal development â€¢ Up-to-date information and research on pregnancy nutrition â€¢ 100 easy and delicious recipes with calorie counts and nutritional facts â€¢ Tips for every recipe to adjust to fickle appetites â€¢ Recipes for a variety of diets including vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and gestational
I'm thrilled that Dr. Lang has put her valuable knowledge into these pages. With this book in your hand, you are on your way to putting your health first and setting your baby up for lifelong wellness. -Jessica Alba, cofounder of The Honest Company Good For Baby, Good For You Dr. Jennifer Lang has worked for decades in support of maternal and infant health. As an OB-GYN, activist, and mother herself, she knows the importance of pre-natal nutrition to mother and baby and how overwhelming all of the information available can be. The Whole Nine Months is your all-in-one pregnancy book to answer the questions you'll have at every trimester. Through simple nutritional guidelines, up-to-date pregnancy research, and real mom-to-mom advice, you'll discover how easy it can be to make good food choices for your body while growing a healthy, happy baby.This invaluable pregnancy nutritional guide contains:Information on essential baby-building nutrients, daily consumption needs, and where to find them in foods Over 100 quick and easy recipes for a variety of diets-including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free-with nutritional information for each recipeSuggestions and swaps (and other helpful tricks) to combat nausea and cravingsEating guides that outline what to eat (or not) while pregnant, best food choices if you have gestational diabetes, foods that stimulate breast milk production, and much more!"Eating for two" is the most important eating that you'll ever do-and The Whole Nine Months is the most comprehensive pregnancy book to help you do it right
Jennifer Lang, MD, is an OB/GYN and gynecologic oncologist. During her years in private practice, she specialized in integrative and preventative medicine, and natural birth options. She co-founded an international medical non-profit delivering cervical cancer prevention services to women in resource-poor countries around the world. Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC, is a registered dietitian, certified athletic trainer, journalist, and nutrition and fitness consultant who specializes in culinary nutrition and recipe development. She is the author of First Bites: Superfoods for Babies and Toddlers. She is also the nutrition expert for Food Network.com and founding contributor for Food Network's Healthy Eats blog and has consulted for various magazines and television food programs.
"This book provides fact-based advice that you can trust from a doctor who is also a mom. With this book in your hand, you are on your way to putting your health first and setting your baby up for lifelong wellness." Jessica Alba, co-founder of The Honest Company
"A highly informative review of the nitty gritty of what foods support our bodies and our babies. Empowering information from a trusted source. " Ricki Lake, actor, author, and executive producer of the documentary The Business of Being Born
"The Whole 9 Months is terrific so inviting and intimate. Dr. Jennifer Lang offers wide knowledge and deep wisdom, worn lightly and presented in such a friendly way. The delicious recipes ensures the best health for mothers and babies." James S. Gordon, MD, executive director of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine
"Dr. Jennifer Lang is a beautiful role model for pregnant women. Her wellness concepts and healthy recipes belong in every kitchen!" Ani Phyo, best-selling author, chef, and holistic nutritionist
"Become the most vibrant, beautiful and healthy version of yourself before, during and after pregnancy." Jennifer Berman, MD, co-host of the Emmy-award winning show The Doctors
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