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Title Handbook of nutrition and pregnancy / edited by Carol J. Lammi-Keefe, Sarah C. Couch, Elliot H. Philipson ; foreword by E. Albert Reece
Published Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 375 pages) : illustrations, portrait
Series Nutrition and health
Nutrition and health (Totowa, N.J.)
Contents Nutrient Recommendations and Dietary Guidelines for Pregnant Women; Optimal Weight Gain; Physical Activity and Exercise in Pregnancy; Food, Folklore, and Flavor Preference Development; Obesity and Pregnancy; Pregnancy and Weight Loss Surgery; Nutrition in Multifetal Pregnancy; Adolescent Pregnancy: Where Do We Start?; Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa During Pregnancy; Diabetes and Pregnancy; Preeclampsia; AIDS/HIV in Pregnancy; Popular Diets; Dietary Supplements During Pregnancy: Need, Efficacy and Safety; Vegetarian Diets in Pregnancy; Iron Requirements and Adverse Outcomes
Summary Written for the clinician and other healthcare professionals who treat and counsel pregnant women and women of child-bearing age, Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy is an excellent and easy-to-use resource in the practical form of a handbook. In Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy, the authors provide historical perspective and background to support recommendations which are provided in each chapter, importantly for the practitioners, recommendations and guidelines have been summarized and provided in tables that are easy to locate and interpret. This book discusses relevant topics in the scientific community such as determining to what extent prenatal and perinatal environmental factors are linked to childhood and adult obesity and chronic diseases. This book also examines issues that are common to both the developed and the developing worlds and includes chapters that are specific to nutritional and reproductive factors seen mainly in developing countries. These chapters discuss contemporary issues that impact both the woman and the developing infant. Also covered in several chapters is a review of nutritional as well as physiological factors that either increase or decrease the potential for high risk pregnancies such as gestational diabetes mellitus, Type I and Type II diabetes mellitus, preeclampsia, anemia, and so forth. Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy is a comprehensive volume that includes up-to-date information in chapters written by the leaders in the fields of diet, nutrients, ingredients, environmental factors and physiological consequences addressing the needs of women of childbearing potential and pregnant women
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Pregnancy -- Nutritional aspects.
Mothers -- Nutrition.
Infants -- Nutrition.
Prenatal care.
Prenatal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Maternal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Prenatal Care
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Pregnancy & Childbirth.
Pregnancy -- Nutritional aspects.
Mothers -- Nutrition.
Infants -- Nutrition.
Prenatal Nutrition Physiology.
Prenatal care.
Science des matériaux.
Infants -- Nutrition.
Mothers -- Nutrition.
Pregnancy -- Nutritional aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Lammi-Keefe, Carol Jean.
Couch, Sarah C.
Philipson, Elliot H.
ISBN 9781597451123