No strict diets, no scary guidelines--just the essential nutrition expectant moms need to start their babies on the road to lifelong health All parents know that kids need nutritious foods as they grow. But new research confirms that what you eat during pregnancy can also profoundly affect the health of your baby when that baby becomes an adult--for better or for worse. Endorsed by the Harvard Medical School and written by one of the world's leading experts in nutrition for pregnant women and babies, this guide offers more solidinformation and medically sound advice on prenatal nutrition than any other book on the market. Key features Dr. Walker is a Harvard Medical School professor, a pioneer in the field of paediatric nutrition, and author of Eat, Play, and Be Healthy Includes foods to eat, foods to avoid, exercise routines, and information on how to eat while nursing Offers safe and easy-to-follow guidelines for a greater variety of foods to eat so moms can get the nutrition they need without adhering to a strict or limited diet
W. Allan Walker, M.D., is a professor of pediatrics and the director of the Division of Nutrition at Harvard Medical School. He is a recipient of the prestigious Murray Davidson Award for Excellence in Pediatric Nutrition from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Courtney Humphries is a professional writer specializing in health topics.