This is an easy-to-use handbook written for the clinician and other healthcare professionals who treat and counsel pregnant women and women of child-bearing age. 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.TheMarchofDimesprovidesgood factual information on weight gain, a printable chart, a game to play about what to put in your ... This site presents the new food pyramid, with a chance to register for an individualized record of food and activity.
|Title||:||Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy|
|Author||:||Carol J. Lammi-Keefe, Sarah C. Couch, Elliot Philipson|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-06-01|