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Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy
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Table of Contents

Part I: Nutrient and Health Needs in Pregnancy.- Body Composition in Pregnancy.- Iron Requirements and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes.- Iodine Requirements in Pregnancy.- Vitamin D for Pregnancy.- Vegetarian Diets in Pregnancy.- Sleep, Pregnancy, and Nutrition.- Safe Food Handling for Successful Pregnancy Outcomes.- Part II: Metabolism During Pregnancy.- Improving Pregnancy Outcomes with One-Carbon Metabolic Nutrients.- Epigenetics and Diet in Pregnancy.- Part III: High-Risk Pregnancies.- Management of Obesity in Pregnancy.- Pregnancy and Weight-Loss Surgery.- Preeclampsia.- U.S. Hispanics and Preterm Births.- Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge-Eating Disorder During Pregnancy.- Diabetes and Pregnancy.- Pregnant and Behind Bars: Meeting the Nutrition Needs of Incarcerated Pregnant Women.- Depression in Pregnancy: A Role for Yoga, a Lifestyle Practice to Complement Nutrition.- Part IV: The Postpartum Period.- Nutrition Issues During Lactation.- Postpartum Depression and the Role of Nutritional Factors.- Part V: The Developing World.- Diabetes in Pregnancy: Worldwide Perspective.- Nutrition and Maternal Survival in Low and Middle Income Countries.- Domestic Violence During Pregnancy and Its Effects on Infant Birth Weight: Perspective from Nepal.

About the Author

Carol J. Lammi-Keefe, PhD
Alma Beth Clark ProfessorSchool of Nutrition and Food SciencesAdjunct ProfessorPennington Biomedical Research CenterLouisiana State UniversityBaton Rouge, LA USA


Sarah C. Couch, PhD, RD Professor and Vice ChairGraduate Program DirectorDepartment of Rehabilitation, Exercise and Nutrition SciencesUniversity of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH USA
John P. Kirwan, MSc, PhD, FACSMExecutive DirectorGeorge A. Bray, Jr. Endowed Super Chair in NutritionPennington Biomedical Research CenterBaton Rouge, LAUSA .

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"This valuable book provides the state of the science on many important nutrition topics such as nutrients of concern in the patient following a vegetarian eating plan, or high-risk pregnancy conditions and its nutritional considerations ... .This book is written for medical students/residents, nutrition students, and medical practitioners who care for pregnant women including obstetricians, gynecologists, pediatricians, dietitians, nurses, and other allied health professionals." (Taylor Durkin, Doody's Book Reviews, June 14, 2019)

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