Kitchen Doctor: Pregnancy Cooking for HealthAuthor: Katherine Burke
Publisher: Lorenz Books
Edition: Paperback with flaps
Publish date: May 2006
Over 50 delicious recipes, specially chosen to boost fertility, increase your sex drive and improve your chances of a healthy pregnancy Practical advice for anyone thinking of starting a family, including tips on improving general health and achieving optimum fertility Invaluable sections and features on Understanding Fertility, Getting Ready for Conception, Eating in Early Pregnancy, Vital Food for the Second Trimester, Eating in Late Pregnancy, and Exercise and Relaxation Every recipe is beautifully photographed, with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and a fabulous colour picture of the finished dish Learn about the essential nutrients needed for preconception, pregnancy and breastfeeding Deciding to start a new family can be an exciting time but, with all the information available on what you should and shouldn't do, getting pregnant can sometimes seem like quite a daunting task. The Fertility and Pregnancy Cookbook can ease your mind and furnish answers to many of the questions you will be asking about eating and fitness - areas of concern which form a very large part of the conception and pregnancy challenge. The book opens with an easy-to-follow, practical introduction to conception and pregnancy which explains everything you need to know about boosting your fertility and increasing the chances of a happy and healthy pregnancy. Written with first-time parents in mind, this useful section will enable you to understand your nutritional needs when trying for a baby, during pregnancy, and after birth, as well as providing useful advice for improving your general health and lifestyle.The recipe section includes over 50 healthy dishes that have been specially chosen to boost your fertility, increase your sex drive and improve your chances of a healthy pregnancy. Get in the baby-making mood with fertility-boosting Moules Provencales, give baby a dose of brain-growing nutrients with Potato Pancakes with Pickled Herring, and enhance your calcium intake by eating Miso Broth with Beancurd. Each dish is packed with health-giving nutrients that are essential for pre-conception, pregnancy and breastfeeding.Beautifully illustrated throughout with full-color photography and filled with accessible advice, The Fertility and Pregnancy Cookbook is a key kitchen companion for anyone who is thinking about starting a family, trying for a baby or who is already pregnant.