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Welcoming your little one into the world can be scary. Get answers to all of your burning questions from the many books that offer advice on parenting. Ask your friends for recommendations or read online reviews to help choose the ones best suited to your situation and parenting style.
Ten Speed Press
$11.79 at Amazon

<b>An approachable guide to what to eat--as opposed to what to avoid--while pregnant and nursing, to support the mother's health a...nd the baby's development during each stage of pregnancy, with 50 recipes.</b> <br><br>New research suggests that the foods you eat during pregnancy can have lasting effects on your baby?s brain development and behavior, as well as your waistline. Drawing from the fields of medicine, nutrition, and psych­ology, this easy-­to-follow guide, which also includes 50 recipes, gives you a clear understanding of what your body<i> really</i> needs and how certain foods contribute to the development of a healthy and happy baby. Read More

Fair Winds Press
$13.88 at Amazon

<p><b>Do you want to make a healthy baby and have a healthy pregnancy?</b></p><p><b>Are you interested in a holistic approach to f...ertility?</b></p><p><b>Do you need to optimize your fertility due to your age or health conditions?</b></p><p><b>Are you trying to conceive and experiencing challenges?</b></p><p>Very few women and men expect to have trouble when it comes to having a family, and coming up against obstacles can bring about epic levels of stress. Deciding what steps to take can be absolutely baffling.</p><p>The good news is that <i>Feed Your Fertility </i>is here to help you. Inside, fertility professionals and authors Emily Bartlett and Laura Erlich will guide you on a path to making the nutritional and lifestyle changes you need to help support healthy fertility and pregnancy. Inside you'll learn:</p><p>How your lifestyle may be inhibiting your ability to conceive - and what to do about it</p><p>Why popular fertility diets may be leading you down the wrong road</p><p>What foods to eat to optimize and nourish your fertility, and how to adopt a real foods diet</p><p>How to determine your personal health imbalances that may be interfering with your fertility</p><p>How to use Chinese medicine to bring your body into balance and improve your odds of conception</p><p>How to streamline your supplements and take only what you really need</p><p>Your natural and medical treatment options for common fertility issues</p><p>How to navigate the medical fertility world and when to seek help</p><p>Get your pregnancy on track the natural, time-tested way and enjoy your journey to motherhood with <i>Feed Your Fertility.</i></p><p>"It takes a village to raise a baby, to start a family... I say it takes a village to simply start taking charge of your own body in our culture today. Food and environment can be the break, or the breakthrough. Laura Erlich and Emily Bartlett have detailed and provided the map and menu for healing and supporting a body so it is able to welcome new life and energy." - <i>Selma Blair, actress and mother</i></p><p>"Down to earth and practical, Feed your Fertility delivers accessible fertility wisdom that can easily be applied to your daily life. Those who are navigating through the sometimes difficult and confusing labyrinth toward better fertility probably don't need better reproductive clinics; they need simple, sensible guidance. Feed Your Fertility provides easy to follow solutions for taking charge of your reproductive health." - <i>Randine Lewis, L.Ac., Ph.D., author of The Infertility Cure and The Way of the Fertile Soul</i></p> Read More

C.R. Gibson
$19.99 at Bed Bath & Beyond

The first C.R. Gibson baby book was published in 1898; since then, millions of families have chronicled the important moments in t...heir babies' lives in a C.R. Gibson book. Trust your special moments in a keepsake that will last for generations. Read More

$39.99 at Shutterfly

Nine months of joy. Capture the excitement and anticipation month-by-month with this stylish pregnancy journal. A total of 30 idea... pages tell the story of your pregnancy from announcing you are pregnant to choosing a name to the birth of your new baby. Document your feelings show how your little one is growing week-by-week and capture all the pre-birth festivities such as the baby shower and more. Other idea pages highlight your favorite food cravings the sonogram the nursery and your growing belly. This premium style is designed by Yours Truly. Read More

Brand: Rosen Pub Group
$23.95 at Amazon

Discusses different kinds of sexual pressure and considers ways young people can negotiate with their partners and determine their... own values and ethics regarding sex. Read More

Wiley Publishing
$14.95 at Amazon

<DIV>The perfect companion to the bestselling The Mother of All Pregnancy Books<br>For the four million American women who give bi...rth every year, staying on topof doctor's visits, ultrasound tests, Lamaze classes, baby supplies, birth announcements, and all the other day-to-day realities of pregnancy can seem a little overwhelming. This handy organizer makes it easy. Laminated for durability, wire-bound to lie flat, and featuring section dividers for easy access and rounded corners to reduce wear and tear, it includes helpful checklists, handy reminders about key events and milestones, space to record important details every week, guidance on every prenatal healthcare visit--and, of course, Ann Douglas's inimitable tips and advice on all aspects of pregnancy.</div> Read More

Workman Publishing Company
$8.40 at Amazon

<DIV>Announcing <I>Eating Well When You're Expecting</I>, providing moms-to-be with a realistic approach to navigating healthily a...nd deliciously through the nine months of pregnancy?at home, in the office, over the holidays, in restaurants. Thorough chapters are devoted to nutrition, weight gain, food safety, the postpartum diet, and how to eat when trying to conceive again. And, very exciting, the book comes with 150 contemporary, tasty, and healthy recipes that feed mom and baby well, take little time to prepare, and are gentle on queasy tummies. <br><br> A departure from its predecessor, <I>What to Eat When You?re Expecting</I>, which has 976,000 copies in print, <I>Eating Well </I>loses the whole-wheatier-than-thou attitude, and comes with a light, reader-friendly tone while delivering the most up-to-date information. At the heart of the book are hundreds of pressing questions every mother-to-be has:<I> Is it true I shouldn?t eat any food cooked with alcohol? Will the caffeine in coffee cross into my baby?s bloodstream? Help!?I?m entering my second trimester, and I?m losing weight, not gaining. Is all sushi off limits? How do I get enough calcium if I?m lactose intolerant? I keep dreaming about a hot fudge sundae?can I indulge?</I> Guess what: the answer is yes.</DIV> Read More

$11.42 at Amazon

<div><p><b>Nutritious drinks that you--and your growing baby--will love!</b></p><p>When you're pregnant, eating right becomes more... important than ever. While prenatal vitamins fill the gaps in your diet, nothing can replace the all-natural goodness of fresh fruits and vegetables. Filled with a variety of delicious food combinations, <i>201 Organic Smoothies and Juices for a Healthy Pregnancy</i> shows you how to blend nutrient-rich drinks, right in your own home!</p><p>From superfoods like avocado and spinach to revitalizing apples and oranges, these smoothies and juices will not only satisfy your tastebuds, but also provide you with the energy and nourishment you need for every week of your pregnancy. When made with only organic ingredients, each recipe is free of pesticides, hormones, GMOs, and additives, so you can focus on the nutrients your body requires and not have to worry about what else is in your drink.</p><p>Get ready to enhance your nutrition intake and ensure that your baby grows healthy and strong--one organic drink at a time!</p></div> Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$8.00 at Amazon

<p>This short book was created for a special 3 year old girl after her Mom suffered a massive stroke in early November 2012. It e...xplains, in simple words, what the brain does, what happened, and what will happen from here on out without depriving children of their right to know the truth (in an age appropriate way). <p>It is a positive but realistic little story where the emphasis is put on the child's experience, taking the child's developmental needs into consideration first and foremost. The following questions are addressed directly or indirectly, as appropriate: What happened? What is a brain, and what does it do? Will it happen to me or others? (It was an accident, accidents happen). What happens next? What will I see when I visit Mommy? What about me? Will things be the same? Will things change? Does Mommy still love me? I'm a helper, what can I do? <p>Wrenchworks specializes in the writing of social stories and social tools for children of all ages and with all sorts of needs. These books are designed to serve as a launch point for a three-pronged approach to interacting with kids and tackling the complex issues of childhood: "Talk WITH Me, Play WITH Me, Read WITH Me." <p><b>Proceeds from the sale of this book will go towards making it available, at no cost, to families struggling through similar events. </b> <p> For those who wish to buy a copy of the book and have it donated directly, you can have books shipped directly to Wrenchworks' Studio at: 8101 Duluth Street, Golden Valley MN, 55427. We will then have them sent directly to families in need who have requested a copy, and to associations, hospitals and rehabilitation centers. Read More

$14.45 at Amazon

Do I need more protein? Am I getting enough nutrients for the baby? How do I defend my decision to stay vegan? These questions and... more are on the minds of vegan moms-to-be who want to maintain their lifestyle but still nurture a healthy baby. Well, you can breathe a sigh of relief because a vegan pregnancy is not only possible, it's also healthy and completely safe. With this helpful guide, you will learn about all aspects of vegan pregnancy from conception to bringing home baby, including: Which foods to eat (and avoid) to get optimum nutrients for you and babyHow to deal with disapproval from family and friendsMethods to ensure a vegan-friendly hospital birthSetting up a vegan nursery for the baby Packed with information for both moms and dads, including 150 nutritious and healthy recipes for the whole family, this book is the ultimate resource for parents who want the best for their baby-without sacrificing the vegan life! Read More

Running Press
$15.93 at Amazon

<div><p><B>For the Most Delicious—and Healthiest—Pregnancy Fuel!</B><BR><p>As a trained chef, Tara Mataraza Desmond knows how to c...ook—and eat. But when she became pregnant, all bets were off, and seemingly all food was suspect. Deli meat, raw milk cheese, and alcohol were out, but what is in? Lists of “verboten? foods were easy to find, but healthful, doable meals that would appeal to a pregnant woman?s finicky appetite and also feed her baby in the best way were not. Relying on prenatal vitamins didn?t sound very satisfying for this ambitious cook, who is most at ease in front of the stove. So with registered dietitian Shirley Fan, Desmond put together delicious, healthy recipes with the baby bump in mind.<br><BR>Sections include "What to Eat When You Don't Want to Eat," for that queasy and crucial first trimester, while the six chapters of recipes are accompanied by nutritional facts and bonus info to take you through all nine months (and beyond). An Iced Coffee Thickshake and a slice of Nectarine Pecan Baked Oatmeal can start the morning off right, while the Trail Mix Bars are perfect for a pick-me-up snack. Options like Cranberry Pistachio Salad with Chive Vinaigrette, Pork and Peanut Noodles, and Butternut Ragù Lasagna (which does double-duty as a great freezer-friendly meal for after the baby arrives) fill out lunch and dinner. All of the recipes even benefit the post-pregnancy bod (and feed the rest of the family) by focusing on whole foods that deliver flavor without too much fat, sugar, and empty calories that make baby weight hard to shed. Full Belly is a cookbook designed to foster a healthy, happy pregnancy—but you?ll be coming back to the delicious recipes long after baby arrives! <br></div> Read More

Betty Crocker
$17.96 at Amazon

<div>Eating nutritiously is especially important during pregnancy, but exactly what is healthy, safe and nourishing is often confu...sing for expectant mothers. This cookbook gives clear, reassuring and up-to-the-minute advice to expectant and new mothers on choosing the best foods for themselves and for their developing baby. Every recipe is accompanied by detailed nutritional information and explanations of the benefits of specific ingredients. What's more, the delicious, gourmet recipes celebrate the joys of eating during pregnancy, and will still be enjoyable long after baby is born.<p>The <i>Healthy Pregnancy Cookbook</i> includes:<ul><li>Nearly 100 recipes created for maximum pleasure and vitality<li>Nutrients that are most important for a healthy pregnancy<li>Best foods to eat during pregnancy and while nursing<li>Advice on relieving morning sickness and other common pregnancy ailments</ul>From quick and easy snack ideas to soothing breakfast foods, from lighter dinners to elegant dishes perfect for guests, you'll enjoy delicious recipes such as:<ul><li>Vanilla Apple Compote with Honeyed Greek Yogurt<li>Avocado, Tomato and Cilantro on Sourdough Bread<li>Couscous Salad with Chargrilled Chicken<li>Roast Cod with Lentils and Bell Peppers<li>Baked Peaches on Brioche</ul><p>A cookbook filled with delicious recipes and up-to-the-minute nutrition advice for mothers-to-be</div> Read More

For Dummies
$16.92 at Amazon

100 recipes to keep moms-to-be on the road to tasty, proper, prenatal nutrition Pregnancy Cooking & Nutrition For Dummies helps m...oms-to-be eat tasty meals while maintaining nutritional balance. Going beyond most books on the shelf, you'll get not only 100 recipes and tips on how to supercharge family favorites (by making them even more healthy and nutritionally balanced) but also answers to such questions as: what is healthy weight gain; what meals help to overcome morning sickness; what are nutritionally sound snacks to satisfy cravings; what foods should be avoided to control heartburn and gas; and how to maintain nutritional balance with recommended amounts of the best vitamin, mineral, and organic supplements. From seafood to eggs to unpasteurized cheeses, the list of foods pregnant women should avoid is not only long, but confusing. Pregnancy Cooking & Nutrition For Dummies gives you the lowdown on what to eat, what not to eat, and why. Additionally, it discusses how those with special diets (e.g. vegetarians, those with food allergies, etc.) can still follow good nutritional guidelines and address their unique nutritional needs -- as well as those of their unborn child. 100 recipes to get you started on the road to tasty, proper, prenatal nutrition Helps you better understand and address the nutritional needs of yourself and your unborn child Shows you how to create a stable and nutritious diet Pregnancy Cooking & Nutrition For Dummies provides pregnant mothers with the resources and advice they need to create a stable and nutritious diet that addresses both their needs and those of their unborn child. Read More

U B S Publishers
$35.00 at Amazon

Cooking for Pregnant & Lactating Women<br/>by Kanchan Kabra<br/><br/>This book presents a feast of delicious and nutritious recipe...s created for women planning a baby, for pregnant women and for lactating ones. This is a boon to them.<br/><br/>Kanchan Kabra being a nutrition consultant and a dietician has formulated each recipe considering the nutrition value of the food and its palatability. Minute care has been taken to ensure that one gets the balanced & correct combination of nutrients during the 9 months of pregnancy and thereafter during lactation.<br/><br/>Apart from food, many useful tips are given in this book, to help you to solve and satisfy your complaints, which are common in more than half of the pregnant women. <br/><br/>This book breaks the old myth which forces you to eat a lot of ghee so that the delivery becomes easy and less painful or not to eat fruits like papaya, pineapple, etc. which may cause miscarriage, and many such old-beliefs, which are completely baseless.<br/><br/>List of Recipes :-<br/><br/>1) Juice and Drinks<br/>2) Snacks<br/>3) Chutneys<br/>4) Soups<br/>5) Salads<br/>6) Raitas<br/>7) Vegetables<br/>8) Breads<br/>9) Rice & Khichdi<br/>10) Desserts<br/><br/>About the Author :<br/><br/>The Author is qualified in Health & Nutrition and Obesity management. ?The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards? are considered the prime reward and honour for those who ?Cook with words?. It is the Oscars in the World of Food and Wine, and this Supreme honour was bestowed to Kanchan G. Kabra in Spain for her work, ?The Paneer Cook Book?<br/> <br/>When the then President of USA. Mr. Bill Clinton came to visit Gujarat, India the onus of preparing the menu was given to her. In keeping with her splendid culinary skills and knowledge, she prepared a menu worthy of her revered guests and also of the delicious heritage of the region. The author then presented her bestseller work, ?The Gujarat cookbook? to the impressed president.<br/><br/> Read More

Ryland Peters & Small
$7.98 at Amazon

Mothers-to-be are often bombarded with dietary advice that leaves them with more questions than answers. Feel-good Foods for Pregn...ancy takes the worry out of what to eat. Dietitian Lyndel Costain gives comprehensive advice on good sources of vitamins and minerals, along with information on how these benefit the body. Nicola Graimes delivers a balanced no-fuss menu whether you?re at home, work, or out and about. There are six mouthwatering chapters of recipes?Breakfasts and Brunches, Snacks and Nibbles, Light Lunches, Simple Dinners, Sweet Things, and Drinks. Nutritional facts show you how to apply advice provided in the introduction to the recipes you prepare. Kick-start your morning with a Breakfast Bruschetta or round off your day with a welldeserved Roast Chicken with Sun-dried Tomato Pesto. If you thought pregnancy food was a menu of supplements and salads, this book will break the myth. There is also lovely photography by William Reavell and Winfried Heinze. ? Easy-to-follow eating advice and 80 recipes for first-time mothers. ? A comprehensive introductory section guides you through diet essentials with charts and nutritional fact boxes. Read More

Sanjay & Co/Mumbai/India
$8.52 at Amazon

DESCRIPTION This is a book that is created not only for already pregnant mothers, but also for you if you're planning a baby. All... that you eat before, during and after your pregnancy is largely responsible for your health and your baby's too!..Read More... Read More

Piatkus Books
$18.17 at Amazon

<DIV><B>Easy-to-follow nutritional advice is combined with delicious "pregnancy-proof" recipes in this essential guide for women w...ho want to optimize their chances of having a trouble-free pregnancy and a happy, healthy baby</B></B></B></DIV><DIV> </DIV><DIV>Designed to help women achieve optimum nutrition before and during pregnancy, this guide provides sound guidance on the right pre-conception diet, including what to eat and which supplements to take if conception was difficult. More than 80 easy-to-prepare, delicious recipes are offered that draw on this nutrition advice, including everything from breakfasts and snacks to easy mid-week meals and healthy desserts?all safe for expectant mothers and perfect to nourish their bodies during one of the most important times of their lives. Recipes include Roasted Sweet Potato, Avocado and Pumpkin Seed Salad; Sausage, Olive and Vegetable Bake; Apricot and Ginger Flapjack Bites; and Chocolate Chesnut Torte. Includes dual measures.</DIV> Read More

Kyle Books
$11.32 at Amazon

This is, unbelievably, the first cookbook to include top-notch recipes from leading chefs across the nation as well as those devel...oped by food writer Erika Lenkert, that are nutritionally analyzed by leading dietitian Brooke Alpert. Start your day with a Whole Wheat 'n' Berry French Toast then snack on some Almond Date Bars. Go for a Decadent Chicken Soup or Shaved Zucchini and Fennel Salad for lunch. If you're feeling especially healthy, choose the Red Snapper with Vinaigrette Provencal for dinner-or indulge in a Garlic Rosemary Chicken under a Brick with Oven-Roasted Parmesan French Fries and Chocolate Pudding Pie for dessert. Read More

Lyle Stuart
$10.95 at Amazon

A survival guide for the father-to-be.

$11.99 at Amazon

<div><p>When it comes to eating healthfully, modern moms face constant challenges. Unnatural and unhealthy processed foods - many ...touted as "healthy" or "low-fat" - are everywhere, and they make eating a balanced diet particularly difficult. But millions of women have improved their diets with the Paleo lifestyle, and now pregnant women can, too! <i>The Everything Paleo Pregnancy Book</i> shows you how to follow the Paleo diet during pregnancy and beyond - safely and successfully. With this pregnancy companion in hand, you?ll learn how to:<ul><li>Tailor the Paleo diet to meet your pregnancy needs</li><li>Add the freshest, healthiest foods to your diet</li><li>Combat cravings and morning sickness</li><li>Exercise safely, both before and after birth</li><li>Provide your body with the nutrients it needs for breastfeeding</li></ul>Here's all you need for a healthy Paleo pregnancy - realistic meal plans, 125 delicious recipes, and steps for transitioning the diet for a post-pregnancy body. You'll be vibrant, fit, and happy while nourishing your baby and promoting healthy development.</p></div> Read More

$56.63 at Amazon

<div><p>This is a fun, informational and colorful pregnancy series. The <I>Making Babies</I> DVD Series follows Shoshanna through... her pregnancy, birth, and 6 months postpartum. Watch her stay healthy and strong as she builds a baby! It also features Johan Dinkelmann, DC, Nancy Armetta, MD, Elaine Wakeland, CNM, and Jay Gordon, MD, FAAP. The series is full of delicious recipes, herbal remedies, exercises, tips and more!</p><p><B>Making Babies DVD Volume I</B></p><p>Making Babies is a miracle! A spectacular event when sperm meets egg and makes a life inside you. A tiny living heartbeat. A tiny living soul. A baby that is a part of you. Living inside your body, you are its very life. You nourish it and help it grow. You introduce it to food, sound, movement, feelings and so much more. You are a Mother! <I>Making Babies</I> Vol. 1 is full of recipes, remedies, herb concoctions, and information about fertility, conception, morning sickness and pregnancy.</p><p><B>Making Babies DVD Volume II</B></p><p>Making Babies is such a beautiful thing. It is truly amazing how you can mold their bodies, touch their souls, and pave a way for them to grow. Your baby feels your heart beat. He knows your voice. She knows your emotions and feels them with you. He eats your food and drinks what you do. She is a part of you. <I>Making Babies</I> Vol. 2 is full of deliciously healthy recipes, remedies, herb concoctions, and info about second and third trimester. It also includes exercises, birth prep, birth and much more!</p><p><B>Making Babies DVD Volume III</B></p><p>Making Babies is so much fun! Step by step you have nourished and taken good care of your baby. Now it is time for you to introduce your baby to the world. Relax and enjoy your birth. The baby that you have carried for nine months will be in your arms soon. Holding your finger and staring up at you, you are a Mama. <I>Making Babies</I> Vol. 3 is full of deliciously healthy recipes, remedies and herb concoctions. It also includes info about birth, nursing, postpartum, losing weight, getting in shape, and much more.</p></div> Read More

W. W. Norton & Company
$16.28 at Amazon

<p><strong>The latest health and nutritional information, even more scrumptious recipes, and lots of dishes that are quick and eas...y for expectant parents to prepare.</strong></p> Obstetrician Hope Ricciotti combines experience from her practice with insight from her pregnancies to give the best advice on how to eat for two. She covers the latest nutritional information, including vitamins, iron, folic acid, and calcium, while letting you know which foods are risky, particularly the latest findings on mercury in fish. She gives tips on exercising, minimizing morning sickness, managing fatigue, and how to lose weight safely after the baby is born. Dr. Ricciotti's husband, chef Vincent Connelly, worked with her to create almost 150 delicious recipes that provide all the nutrients needed during pregnancy. The recipes are suited to each trimester and to a pregnant woman's changing palate. Included are chapters on nutrition when planning a pregnancy as well as advice and recipes for the nursing mother. A separate section on desserts anticipates a pregnant woman's cravings for sweets with recipes for delectable cookies and snacks. 53 illustrations. Read More

Brand: Parragon Books
$9.99 at Amazon

Pregnancy is the most important time to focus on healthy eating. What you eat during pregnancy affects you and your baby for years... to come. With a focus on fresh, healthy ingredients, this book explains which foods are the most beneficial to help you focus on a diet rich in the nutrients you and your baby need most. Including nutrition information and 100 delicious recipes incorporating fruits and vegetables, meat and fish, and legumes and grains, this book is filled with information to keep you and your baby healthy through pregnancy and beyond. Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$11.97 at Amazon

If you are just entering pregnancy and want to start your baby off on the right nutritional book, then the pregnancy cookbook is of the best pregnancy books that you can have in your arsenal. <br><br> With this pregnancy journal you will find a variety of helpful information that you will not find in any other pregnancy books on the market today such as: what your spouse can expect during your pregnancy, what foods you should avoid consuming and a variety of delicious pregnancy recipes that no other pregnancy cookbook has. <br><br> The reason this pregnancy journal is better than most pregnancy books out there is because a person who went through it all wrote it. <br><br> When you are pregnant it can be hard to find a pregnancy cookbook or pregnancy journal that has all of the insightful information that you need to feel confident during pregnancy. <br><br> With this Book, you can help ease some of your worry and concentrate more on enjoying these nine months the way that you should. Read More

Kyle Books
$11.55 at Amazon

<span><span>Whether you want to boost your fertility, ensure your body is in the best possible shape before birth, or get it back ...afterwards, staying active and eating healthily is more important than ever. James Duigan?s Clean & Lean philosophy has encouraged thousands to improve their diet and lifestyle and here he turns his attention to helping you achieve optimum health for you and your baby. James, the proud father of one-year-old Charlotte, shares first-hand experience of supporting his wife, Christiane, the Clean & Lean cover girl, and features all the great experts that advised them throughout, along with the experiences of his friends and clients, supermodel Lara Stone and actresses Holly Valance and Teresa Palmer</span><span style="font-style:italic;">. Clean & Lean Pregnancy Guide </span><span>includes: </span></span><br /><ul style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;"><li><span>Gentle, safe exercises, with step-by-step photographs for every stage of your pregnancy, including post-birth exercises designed to get rid of your "post-baby pooch." </span></li><li><span>Healthy eating dos and don?ts, plus advice on dealing with morning sickness and cravings, and simple, delicious recipes that deliver all the nutrition you need. </span></li><li><span>Advice on life post-baby, including getting enough sleep, recovering lost energy and how, gently, to get yourself back in shape.</span></li></ul><span><span>Whether you are in your first, second, or third trimester or a mom to a newborn with only so many hands and not enough time, James guides you to a healthy and beautiful body and helps you to sustain a nutritious eating habit and active lifestyle. </span></span> Read More

Brand: Allen Unwin
$19.91 at Amazon

<DIV><DIV>Divided chronologically into pre-conception, first, second, and third trimesters and post-partum/breast feeding, <I> the Bump</I> provides women with all the information they need about their own and their unborn child's nutritional requirements and the best way to fulfill them. It is packed with useful information and nutrition tips, including tried and true remedies for common complaints such as morning sickness and heartburn, along with more than 100 easy-to-follow and absolutely delicious recipes. This is a must-have resource for all women wanting to maximize their unborn child's health, and their own, through what they eat.</DIV></DIV> Read More

Sanjay & Co/Mumbai/India
$5.96 at Amazon

You have just discovered that you are pregnant! Your doctor has asked you to have a balance meal comprising of all important nutri...ents .... However you do not know exactly which nutrients and how much to consume to have a healthy baby. You are not alone in your confusion. These questions and concerns have been raised by generations of pregnant women who want the right diet for themselves, their babies and family. Find answers to all your diet queries in my title Food Guide For Pregnancy;,dedicated to all the mums-to-be. Read More

Brand: Atria Books
$16.92 at Amazon

You?ve spent your whole life trying to eat right?and it?s never mattered more than it does now. <BR> <BR>Every mom-to-be wants to ...know how to manage nutritional needs, cravings, and vitamin supplements to create a safe and balanced diet for herself and her baby. Now, for the first time, child nutrition authority Annabel Karmel brings her knowledge and expertise to expectant mothers, guiding you through each stage of your pregnancy, and offering practical tips and advice on what to eat and what to avoid. From foods that promote conception and ways to avoid morning sickness, to the best eating habits to combat sleeplessness, amnesia, and heartburn, Annabel leads you through your pregnancy and beyond?even suggesting meals to make ahead and freeze for when your little one arrives! With Annabel?s specialized advice and more than ninety simple, fabulous recipes, Eating for Two will give you the tools and confidence you need to eat the best possible diet for you and your growing baby. Read More

$8.70 at Amazon

<br>Certain foods pack a nutritional punch, and can provide the optimal nutrients to nourish an expectant woman - particularly im...portant when pregnancy side effects make eating difficult. By feasting on the foods that do her and her baby most good, a pregnant woman can ensure that her baby's brain and other organs, tissues and bones, develop healthily and that she maintains the strength and stamina to carry her baby to term and withstand the rigors of labor and delivery. <br><br>Some foods also can be used to create safe and supportive products that can be applied to the skin, used to promote sleep and combat nausea and other side effects. Additionally, there is guidance on growing some beneficial vegetables and herbs in a small garden or containers, or gathering from the wild. Read More

Prometheus Books
$19.99 at Amazon

The information in this book is presented in a nonjudgmental manner and emphasizes empowering the pregnant teen to seek support an...d utilize the information provided in order to feel comfortable choosing the option that is best for her. The authors emphasize taking responsibility for one's actions and building a positive future. Read More

Speedy Publishing LLC
$9.47 at Amazon

<b> Are you pregnant and thinking that it's time for a change in your diet?<br><br>Do you ever wonder how the foo...d you eat affects your growing baby?<br><br>Perhaps you worry that the baby might be getting the wrong or insufficient nutrients?</b><div><br><br><b>Would you like to start eating healthy but feel like a busy schedule always gets in the way? </b></div><div><ul><li>What you eat has a direct effect on your baby's development. </li><li>It is therefore more important than ever, now that you are pregnant, to eat a healthy diet with the right nutrients. </li><li>Eating unhealthy food can rob your baby of vital nutrients and even cause complications ? now or after birth. </li><li>By eating healthy, you provide your child with the best possible chance for a healthy and happy life. </li></ul></div><div><i><b>Knowing what to eat when pregnant can be difficult, however. </b></i></div><div><i><b> </b></i></div><div></div><div>Motivating yourself to eat healthy and finding time to cook with a busy schedule can be even more challenging. </div><div> </div><div></div><div>That is why I've put together this book, which teaches you about everything: from which nutrients your baby needs to how you can cook healthy food quickly and easily. </div><div><br>Through simple descriptions and entertaining information you will learn about what to eat and what to avoid, during your pregnancy.</div><div> </div><div><b>You will find out how you can cook healthy meals in just minutes each day and how to best motivate yourself to stick to this new diet. </b></div><div><b> </b></div><div><b></b>Imagine feeling satisfied that you are finally eating healthy and that both you and your developing baby are energized and happy from all the nutrients you are getting. </div><div></div><div>You can now easily prepare meals that are both healthy and tasty. </div><div><br><i>Eating well doesn't need to be complicated or difficult, and the rewards for both you and your baby will be nothing short of amazing.</i> </div><div> </div><div></div><div><b>Pick up this book and begin your new and healthy life ? today.</div> Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$10.95 at Amazon

Going to the doctor can be frightening for children and often cause parents to feel anxious and overwhelmed. This book is intended... to help prepare kids for a routine doctor checkup that includes a vaccination and blood test. Children will have a clear understanding of what will occur and why. Coping strategies are discussed to help the child feel a sense of control and less scared. Parents will also learn how to better support their child using empathic language, play and comfort positions. This is a wonderful book that can be added to a library at home, classroom, community programs or an outpatient clinic. Read More

Brand: Morning Glory Press
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<div>Sharing their personal experiences, pregnant and parenting teens offer young expectant mothers advice for carrying and delive...ring a healthy baby in this invaluable guide. Nutrition, childbirth preparation classes, potential labor and delivery experiences, and exercise are discussed, as are the risks of smoking, drinking alcohol, and taking drugs. The importance of staying in school, graduating, and gaining job skills is also stressed. Sensitive to the fact that many pregnant teens do not have a positive relationship with their baby's father, this book provides knowledge that will improve a young mother's chances of having a satisfying experience with or without a partner's assistance.</div><div> </div><div><div>La situación única de una adolescente embarazada está discutida en esta guía que ofrece consejos sobre la salud física durante el embarazo, la preparación para el alumbramiento, el parto natural o asistido y el cuidado del bebé. Nutrición que apoya el desarrollo sano del feto, clases de alumbramiento y ejercicios apropiados están discutidos, tal como los riesgos de fumar, beber alcohol y tomar drogas. Narrativas de adolescentes que ya han estado de parto introducen una variedad de experiencias de parto. Aunque el padre del bebé está discutido durante el libro entero, también presta atención extensa y práctica a la preparación para ser una madre sin pareja.</div><BR></div> Read More

Cumberland House
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<p>Painless Childbirth: An Empowering Journey Through Pregnancy and Birth is a nine-step guide designed to help mothers better und...erstand themselves and the baby that is forming inside their belly. Painless Childbirth promotes self-confidence, urging women to take charge of their well-being as they make informed decisions about their prenatal care, their life choices, and their emotional state.</p> <p>Giuditta Tornetta offers a clear, easy-to-follow process that leads women to discover their innate ability to give birth to their babies and build their self-esteem. She'll help you tune out some of the supposed "experts" and fear-based pregnancy guides and help you rely on your own inner knowledge. Studies have shown that the quality of life in the womb is in direct correlation with the quality of the future life. Over the course of nine months, a mother is encouraged to look at the mix of emotional, psychological, and spiritual influences that have shaped her and will mold her baby's present and future. This essential guide is filled with practical tools and exercises to empower the mother to overcome the many obstacles and fears that stand in the way of her serenity and preparation for a natural delivery. </p> <p>Author Giuditta Tornetta says, "<i>This is not a new technique, but a call to a shift in consciousness from 'pregnancy and labor are happening to me,' to 'my baby and I are working together towards the same joyful goal: the making of and arrival of new life.'"</i></p> <p>Here's what the experts say about Painless Childbirth: <br> "Pregnancy is a beautiful balance of life, love and spirit and Giuditta reflects that perfectly in her gentle book. What a lovely way to prepare for your new life ahead." <br> --Harvey Karp, MD, FAAP, creator of the book/DVD The Happiest Baby on the Block</p> <p>"Painless Childbirth is filled with heartfelt, practical and scientifically accurate information. It helps women expect the best - and then create it." <br> --Christiane Northrup, MD, bestselling author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom</p> <p>"The author in her doula practice incorporates pre- and perinatal psychology principles with matter-of-fact assertiveness, and basic p&p premises are authoritatively conveyed throughout the book. This might be the most interesting book yet on a doula's life." <br> --Joel Evans, MD, OB/GYN, director of The Center for Women's Health in Stamford, CT, author of The Whole Pregnancy Handbook</p> <p>"As we birth our babies, we also give birth to ourselves as mothers. Giuditta's gentle guidance and spiritual nourishment will give confidence and joy on the exquisite journey to motherhood." <br> --Sarah Buckley, MD, is the author of Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering: A Doctor's Guide to Natural Childbirth and Gentle Early Parenting Choices</p> Read More

Workman Publishing Company
$8.18 at Amazon

Announcing a brand new, cover-to-cover revision of America's pregnancy bible. <i>What to Expect When You're Expecting</i> is a per...ennial <i>New York Times</i> bestseller and one of <i>USA Today</i>'s 25 most influential books of the past 25 years. It's read by more than 90% of pregnant women who read a pregnancy book--the most iconic, must-have book for parents-to-be, with over 14.5 million copies in print. <p> Now comes the Fourth Edition, a new book for a new generation of expectant moms--featuring a new look, a fresh perspective, and a friendlier-than-ever voice. It's filled with the most up-to-date information reflecting not only what's new in pregnancy, but what's relevant to pregnant women. Heidi Murkoff has rewritten every section of the book, answering dozens of new questions and including loads of new asked-for material, such as a detailed week-by-week fetal development section in each of the monthly chapters, an expanded chapter on pre-conception, and a brand new one on carrying multiples. More comprehensive, reassuring, and empathetic than ever, the Fourth Edition incorporates the most recent developments in obstetrics and addresses the most current lifestyle trends (from tattooing and belly piercing to Botox and aromatherapy). There's more than ever on pregnancy matters practical (including an expanded section on workplace concerns), physical (with more symptoms, more solutions), emotional (more advice on riding the mood roller coaster), nutritional (from low-carb to vegan, from junk food?dependent to caffeine-addicted), and sexual (what's hot and what's not in pregnant lovemaking), as well as much more support for that very important partner in parenting, the dad-to-be. <p> Overflowing with tips, helpful hints, and humor (a pregnant woman's best friend), this new edition is more accessible and easier to use than ever before. It's everything parents-to-be have come to expect from <i>What to Expect</i>... only better. <BR> Read More

Brand: Millbrook Press
$23.99 at Amazon

Congratulations, insect parents-to-be! You're about to meet your squirmy, wormy bundles of joy. They're called larvae. Read this b...ook to find out where to lay your eggs, how many babies to expect, what they'll eat, and how to keep them safe from harm. Whether you're a butterfly or a bee, a moth or a fly, a beetle or even a bloodsucking mosquito, you'll find answers to all your parenting questions here. Read More

Millbrook Press
$22.73 at Amazon

Congratulations, crocodilian parents-to-be! You have little ones on the way. They're called hatchlings. Read this book to find out... where to lay your eggs, how you'll know when the babies are ready to hatch, and what you and your babies will do all day long. Whether you're an alligator, caiman, crocodile, or even a funny-looking gharial, you'll find answers to all your parenting questions here. But there's one condition: don't eat the book! Read More

Brand: Millbrook Pr
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Congratulations, marsupial parents-to-be! You're about to meet your tiny bundles of joy. They're called joeys. Some are as small a...s a grain of rice when they're born! Read this book to find out how many babies to expect, how to help them find your pouch, and what those little joeys will do in there all day long. Whether you're a possum or an opossum, a kangaroo or a wallaby, a koala or even a shrieking Tasmanian devil, you'll find answers to all your parenting questions here. Read More

Workman Publishing Company
$12.54 at Amazon

<DIV><P>Some things about babies, happily, will never change. They still arrive warm, cuddly, soft, and smelling impossibly sweet.... But how moms and dads care for their brand-new bundles of baby joy has changed?and now, so has the new-baby bible. <BR /><BR /> Announcing the completely revised third edition of <I>What to Expect the First Year</I>. With over 10.5 million copies in print, <I>First Year</I> is the world?s best-selling, best-loved guide to the instructions that babies don?t come with, but should. And now, it?s better than ever. Every parent?s must-have/go-to is completely updated. <BR /><BR /> Keeping the trademark month-by-month format that allows parents to take the potentially overwhelming first year one step at a time, <I>First Year</I> is easier-to-read, faster-to-flip-through, and new-family-friendlier than ever?packed with even more practical tips, realistic advice, and relatable, accessible information than before. Illustrations are new, too. <BR /><BR /> Among the changes: Baby care fundamentals?crib and sleep safety, feeding, vitamin supplements?are revised to reflect the most recent guidelines. Breastfeeding gets more coverage, too, from getting started to keeping it going. Hot-button topics and trends are tackled: attachment parenting, sleep training, early potty learning (elimination communication), baby-led weaning, and green parenting (from cloth diapers to non-toxic furniture). An all-new chapter on buying for baby helps parents navigate through today?s dizzying gamut of baby products, nursery items, and gear. Also new: tips on preparing homemade baby food, the latest recommendations on starting solids, research on the impact of screen time (TVs, tablets, apps, computers), and ?For Parents? boxes that focus on mom?s and dad?s needs. Throughout, topics are organized more intuitively than ever, for the best user experience possible.</P></DIV> Read More

Robert Rose
$22.06 at Amazon

<p> <i>Expert nutritional advice and tasty recipes for a healthy pregnancy.</i> </p><p> Pregnancy is not a time for guesswork a...bout nutrition. Expecting women have specific nutritional needs and will find it useful to have a sensible guide to this vital information. </p><p> <b>Better Food for Pregnancy</b> is that guide. Written by experts on staff at the renowned Hospital for Sick Children, this book is comprehensive and authoritative. The first half of the book addresses:<ul> <li>nutritional needs before conception and during each trimester</li> <li>how a mother's diet affects growth of the fetus</li> <li>healthy weight gains through each trimester</li> <li>nutritional supplements including vitamins, minerals, and herbs</li> <li>effects of particular foods, such as coffee, unpasteurized cheeses, and alcohol</li> <li>increased nutrient requirements needed during lactation</li> </ul></p><p> The second half of the book features 125 recipes ideally suited to expectant mothers. Each recipe has a complete nutrient analysis plus there are handy meal plans and Snacks on the Go that help prevent nausea and vomiting. Every page of the nutrition section is packed with tips, sidebars, recommendations, and common-sense guidelines presented in easy-to-use tables and charts. </p><p> <b>Better Food for Pregnancy</b> is an invaluable tool to help women make the best decisions during a critical time in their child's development. </p> Read More

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Two Peas In My Pod Pregnancy Journal to write down thoughts before the blessed event.. About our Journal: Scribble important stuff... - lyrics, recipes, addresses, and more. Our Wire-O bound, 160 page journal has your choice of papers and measures 5 x 8, a handy on-the-go size to fit in your backpack. Get creative and let the muse flow. Back cove. Cute Read More

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When you're eating for two, you need to eat well.<BR><BR>When you're eating for two, you need to eat well.<BR> <BR>There's no ques...tion that a vegetarian or vegan diet is just as nutritionally sound during pregnancy as one that includes animal protein. In fact, vegetarian nutrition offers pregnant women valuable health benefits that you simply won't find in a nonvegetarian diet, such as higher levels of folic acid, lower cholesterol, and an abundant variety of essential minerals, vitamins, and nutrients. Whether you are already vegetarian or you simply want to reduce the amount of meat in your diet, making the right dietary choices to support you and your baby is the key to a safe, healthy pregnancy.<BR> <BR>Fulfilling every nutritional guideline recommended by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, <i>Your Vegetarian Pregnancy </i>is the first authoritative guide to maintaining a healthy plant-based diet before, during, and after the birth of your child. Combining complete obstetrical information with sound nutritional guidance, this guide will educate you about:<BR> <BR>-Basic pregnancy issues, such as fetal development, changes within your body, and preparation for labor and delivery.<BR> -What to expect each month, and how to cope with the unexpected.<BR> -Key nutrients for your baby and you, with suggestions on how to obtain these through diet, vitamins, and supplements.<BR> -The myriad benefits to eating vegetarian during pregnancy, in an entire chapter comparing vegetarian and nonvegetarian nutrition.<BR> <BR>With this unique and accessible handbook, you can be confident that your vegetarian pregnancy will be wonderfully beneficial for both you and your baby. Read More

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