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Expect the Best, Your Guide to Healthy Eating Before, During, & After Pregnancy, is packed with the most up-to-date advice about how a healthy lifestyle from preconception to post-delivery helps you to have the healthiest, brightest child possible.

Youíll find dozens of useful, easy-to-follow tips for healthy eating and physical activity, including:

Expect the Best also serves up 50 delicious, nutritious, and easy-to-prepare recipes you and your family will love, including Pumpkin Pancakes; Spaghetti with Shrimp, Spinach, and Tomatoes; Broccoli and Cheddar Quiche, Shepardís Pie; Chocolate-Banana Blast; and Yogurt-Berry Parfait.

Foreward by Jennifer Shu, M.D.



1 Pregnancy: Starting from a Healthy Place

2 Great Expectations: How Eating the Right Food is Good for You and Your Baby

3 MyPyramid Plans: What to Eat Before, During, and After Pregnancy

4 Pregnancy: Expect the Best

5 The Fourth Trimester: After the Baby Arrives

6 Food Safety: Before, During, and After Pregnancy

7 Infertility, Other Common Concerns, and Special Situations

8 Quick and Delicious Recipes