This easy to use text provides practitioners and researchers with a global view of current and emerging issues concerned with successful pregnancy outcomes and approaches that have been successful or show promise in ensuring a successful pregnancy. The fully updated and revised second edition expands its scope with topics not covered in the first edition including pregnancy and military service; sleep disorders during pregnancy; the gut microbiome during pregnancy and the newborn; requirement for vitamin D in pregnancy; the environment—contaminants and pregnancy; preeclampsia and new approaches to treatment; health disparities for whites, blacks, and teen pregnancies; depression in pregnancy—role of yoga; safe food handling for successful pregnancy outcome; relationship of epigenetics and diet in pregnancy; caffeine during pregnancy; polycystic ovary syndrome; US Hispanics and preterm births; celiac disease and pregnancy; cannabis use during pregnancy.
The second edition of Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy will be a valuable resource for clinicians and other healthcare professionals who treat and counsel women of child-bearing age and pregnant women.
Table of Contents
Part I: Nutrient and Health Needs in Pregnancy.- Body Composition in Pregnancy.- Iron Requirements and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes.- Iodine Requirements in Pregnancy.- Vitamin D for Pregnancy.- Vegetarian Diets in Pregnancy.- Sleep, Pregnancy, and Nutrition.- Safe Food Handling for Successful Pregnancy Outcomes.- Part II: Metabolism During Pregnancy.- Improving Pregnancy Outcomes with One-Carbon Metabolic Nutrients.- Epigenetics and Diet in Pregnancy.- Part III: High-Risk Pregnancies.- Management of Obesity in Pregnancy.- Pregnancy and Weight-Loss Surgery.- Preeclampsia.- U.S. Hispanics and Preterm Births.- Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge-Eating Disorder During Pregnancy.- Diabetes and Pregnancy.- Pregnant and Behind Bars: Meeting the Nutrition Needs of Incarcerated Pregnant Women.- Depression in Pregnancy: A Role for Yoga, a Lifestyle Practice to Complement Nutrition.- Part IV: The Postpartum Period.- Nutrition Issues During Lactation.- Postpartum Depression and the Role of Nutritional Factors.- Part V: The Developing World.- Diabetes in Pregnancy: Worldwide Perspective.- Nutrition and Maternal Survival in Low and Middle Income Countries.- Domestic Violence During Pregnancy and Its Effects on Infant Birth Weight: Perspective from Nepal.