The Whole 9 Months: A Week-By-Week Pregnancy Nutrition Guide with Recipes for a Healthy Start (Paperback)
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What to eat—and what not to—when you’re eating for two
OB-GYN and mother of three, Dr. Jennifer Lang, created The Whole 9 Months to be your all-in-one nutrition-based pregnancy resource, setting the standard in pregnancy books with:
- A nutritional master class in why the foods you choose matter so much to your baby’s development, essential baby-building nutrients, and daily consumption needs
A week-by-week breakdown of your pregnancy progress and important milestones for fetal growth and changes in your body
A shopping guide for what foods to buy organic to avoid potentially harmful hormones and pesticides
100+ classic dishes and new recipes to nourish your body and your baby, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options
Advice and tips for nausea, cravings, and other common pregnancy symptoms
A happy, healthy baby starts with a happy, healthy mom and the smart nutritional advice found in this pregnancy cookbook.
About the Author
Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC, is a registered dietitian, certified athletic trainer, journalist, and nutrition and fitness consultant who specializes in culinary nutrition and recipe development. She is the author of First Bites: Superfoods for Babies and Toddlers. She is also the nutrition expert for Food Network.com and founding contributor for Food Network’s Healthy Eats blog and has consulted for various magazines and television food programs. Dana lives by the beach in Fairfield, Connecticut with her husband and three daughters.
Jennifer Lang, MD, is an OB/GYN and gynecologic oncologist. During her years in private practice, she specialized in integrative and preventative medicine, and natural birth options. She co-founded an international medical non-profit delivering cervical cancer prevention services to women in resource-poor countries around the world. Jennifer has served as a medical advisor to television scripts (medical dramas) and has been featured as an expert advisor on talk shows and reality shows. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three kids.
Jessica Alba is a Golden Globe–nominated actress, committed environmentalist and social justice activist, and co-founder of The Honest Company. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two young daughters.
“This book provides fact-based advice that you can trust from a doctor who is also a mom. With this book in your hand, you are on your way to putting your health first and setting your baby up for lifelong wellness.” —Jessica Alba, co-founder of The Honest Company
“A highly informative review of the nitty gritty of what foods support our bodies and our babies. Empowering information from a trusted source.” —Ricki Lake, actor, author, and executive producer of the documentary The Business of Being Born
“The Whole 9 Months is terrific—so inviting and intimate. Dr. Jennifer Lang offers wide knowledge and deep wisdom, worn lightly and presented in such a friendly way. The delicious recipes ensures the best health for mothers and babies.” —James S. Gordon, MD, executive director of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine
“Dr. Jennifer Lang is a beautiful role model for pregnant women. Her wellness concepts and healthy recipes belong in every kitchen!” —Ani Phyo, best-selling author, chef, and holistic nutritionist
“Become the most vibrant, beautiful and healthy version of yourself before, during and after pregnancy.” —Jennifer Berman, MD, co-host of the Emmy-award winning show The Doctors