Feed the Belly

ISBN: 9781402213380

By: Frances Largeman-Roth

Published: 04/30/2009

With answers to all your pregnancy questions on nutrition, weight gain, food safety, and much more, Feed the Belly offers expectant moms something to sink their teeth into.

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"Feed the Belly is overdue! If you are pregnant or living with someone who is, you will find this book to be invaluable to the pregnancy. It has knowledgeable information, great anecdotes, recipes and tips for navigating the challenges and surprises of pregnancy. Feed the Belly can help in creating a happier, healthier journey for the whole family."
—Cat Cora, the first female Iron Chef and author of Cooking from the Hip

If you've got a bun in the oven...

Feed the Belly is your healthy eating guidebook.

The only eating guide for expectant moms that helps indulge cravings while giving baby—and mom—the essential nutrients they need, Feed the Belly offers a complete look at healthy eating for all nine months. Written by new mom and Health magazine editor and dietitian Frances Largeman-Roth, Feed the Belly covers:

  • What to eat to get pregnant
  • How to pick the right foods to make your baby smarter
  • Where to get the nutrients you and your baby need
  • Which are the safest seafood picks and when to choose organic
  • How to choose the best fast food and easy on-the-go snacks
  • Stay-fit secrets (yoga poses included!)
  • Get started with a seven-day tear-out eating plan!

With answers to all your pregnancy questions on nutrition, weight gain, food safety, and much more, Feed the Belly offers expectant moms something to sink their teeth into.

Includes a foreword by Food Network Star Robin Miller and more than 65 easy-to-make recipes, organized by craving, including favorites from top chefs like Mark Bittman and Gale Gand


Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Trying for a Bump
Chapter 2: Baby Bonuses and Momma Must-Haves
Chapter 3: She's Gotta Have It
Chapter 4: The Pregnancy Pantry
Chapter 5: What to Shelve for Nine Months
Chapter 6: The Big O (Organic, That Is)
Chapter 7: Go Fish
Chapter 8: How to Deal When You're Meat-Free, Dairy-Free, or Wheat-Free
Chapter 9: Belly Blues—Morning Sickness Survival Guide
Chapter 10: Burps, Farts, Heartburn, Bloating, and Other Good Times
Chapter 11: "Does My Butt Look Fat?" and Other Weighty Questions
Chapter 12: Sweating for Two
Chapter 13: When Things Get a Little Complicated
Chapter 14: Germ Patrol
Chapter 15: Belly in the Kitchen
Chapter 16: Momma Munchies
Chapter 17: Recipes to Feed the Belly


Chapter 18: The Milk Factory and Beyond

About the Author

Feed the Belly Seven-Day Eating Plan


Excerpt from the Introduction

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Guides on food advice during pregnancy abound, and expectant mom and dietitian Largeman-Roth’s contribution covers all the basics: the nutrients you need when you’re trying to conceive, foods to a...

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Format: Paperback

Length: 9 in
Width: 6 in
Weight: 15.00 oz
Page Count: 320 pages


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