From back cover:
Do you know which vitamins aid in the development of your baby's bones, heart, and brain?
What nutrients can help prevent miscarriage or other prenatal complications?
Are you aware of which vitamins and minerals will keep you healthy and strong, during and after your pregnancy?
Which nutrients are important for breast-feeding?
Vitamins & Minerals for a Healthy Pregnancy answers all these questions and more, and includes advice on taking the essential vitamins and minerals to ensure a healthy, strong baby.
You'll learn which foods are vitamin-rich and loaded with nutrients, how a poor diet can seriously affect the growth of your baby, and how your nutritional needs vary with every stage of your pregnancy.
Complete with exercise tips, information on your vitamin needs after your pregnancy, and a listing of every vitamin and mineral and its role in the development of your baby, Vitamins & Minerals for a Healthy Pregnancy is the indispensable guidebook for every mother-to-be.
Dr. Richard F. Gerson is Director of Wellness at St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida, and is president of his own consulting firm that specializes in designing wellness facilities and programs. He is the author of The Right Vitamins.