Nutrition and Health

Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy

Editors: Lammi-Keefe, Carol J., Couch, Sarah C., Philipson, Elliot (Eds.)

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  • Easy-to-use resource in handbook form
  • Covers issues common to both developed and developing worlds
  • Examines contemporary issues that impact both patients and developing infants
  • Written by leaders in the fields of diet, nutrients and environmental factors
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Written for the clinician and other healthcare professionals who treat and counsel pregnant women and women of child-bearing age, Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy is an excellent and easy-to-use resource in the practical form of a handbook. In Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy, 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. This book also examines issues that are common to both the developed and the developing worlds and includes chapters that are specific to nutritional and reproductive factors seen mainly in developing countries. These chapters discuss contemporary issues that impact both the woman and the developing infant. Also covered in several chapters is a review of nutritional as well as physiological factors that either increase or decrease the potential for high risk pregnancies such as gestational diabetes mellitus, Type I and Type II diabetes mellitus, preeclampsia, anemia, and so forth. Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy is a comprehensive volume that includes up-to-date information in chapters written by the leaders in the fields of diet, nutrients, ingredients, environmental factors and physiological consequences addressing the needs of women of childbearing potential and pregnant women.

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"This book summarizes evidence and practice recommendations for nutrition during pregnancy and lactation. ... It is written for health professionals working in obstetrics including physicians, nurses, and dieticians. Those currently practicing and those in training can both benefit from this book. ... This is a very practical and useful book for health professionals caring for pregnant women. ... This book is well organized and provides relevant information for both low-risk and high-risk obstetric care providers." (Gilad A. Gross, Doody's Review Service, October, 2008)

"This is an extremely comprehensive book on nutrition during pregnancy and is both easy to read as a whole plus to dip into for information. … The Nutrition and Health series … provide information to health professionals that is up to date. This book certainly does that – it covers nutritional requirements and guidelines for pregnancy … . Innovative information on nutritional requirements and also exercise is provided … . This is an ideal book for the library of anyone dealing with nutrition in pregnancy." (Nutrition and Food Science, Vol. 39 (5), 2009)


Table of contents (23 chapters)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $189.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-1-59745-112-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $249.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-1-61737-798-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy
Editors
  • Carol J. Lammi-Keefe
  • Sarah C. Couch
  • Elliot Philipson
Series Title
Nutrition and Health
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Humana Press
eBook ISBN
978-1-59745-112-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-59745-112-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-61737-798-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 379
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