Welcome to Expect the Best Pregnancy! Chances are, you’re pregnant, or you’re planning to be soon. Perhaps you’re nursing a newborn. Whatever the case, you’ve come to the right place. As a future or new mom, you want to know what to do to have the brightest, healthiest child possible.

This is such an exciting—and busy—time in your life! I know; I’ve been there. Not only am I a registered dietitian, I am the mother of three. As a working mom, I understand how hard it is to juggle eating well and getting enough exercise with the demands of a career and a family. That’s why I wrote Expect the Best, Your Guide to Healthy Eating Before, During & After Pregnancy, with you in mind.

Expect the Best is packed with easy-to-understand advice to take you from preconception to post-delivery. And it’s information you can trustExpect the Best is backed by the nearly 70,000 members of the American Dietetic Association, the nation’s largest group of nutrition professionals. In addition to reliable information based on the latest scientific research, you’ll find 50 delicious and nutritious recipes for you and your family, along with dozens more simple eating tips. One look at the Overview and Table of Contents and you'll see why this is the only book on pregnancy and diet that you need.

"This book shares a wealth of information that takes into account all the different ways a pregnant woman and new mother lives her life. It might be the only book on prenatal nutrition you’ll ever need."
—Peg Moline, Editor in Chief, Fit Pregnancy magazine