Postpartum Nutrition: An Expert’s Guide to Eating After a Baby
Are you looking for science backed information on how to master eating for your health after you have a baby, and beyond to include starting weaning?
With so much conflicting information available online about nutrition after you have had a baby, it can be difficult to sift the fact from fiction.
As a mother myself, who breastfed and had babies with cow’s milk protein allergy, I wrote this book to help other mums-to-be to have easy access to all the information they need, without endless searching on the internet.
If you are searching for credible information, look no further, as my book ‘Postpartum Nutrition: An Expert’s Guide to Eating After a Baby’ is just for you.
The book is packed with information based on the latest guidance and scientific evidence, with practical tips to help you and your baby eat for health. Imagine having the confidence that you are making the best possible choices to feed you and your baby.
By the end of this book you will understand how to:
- Eat well after birth and support your nutrient needs for long term health
- Understand which vitamins and minerals you need to focus on for your health
- Your nutrition while breastfeeding, and which nutrients you need more of
- The benefits of breastmilk for both you and your baby
- Drinking alcohol while breastfeeding
- Cow’s milk protein allergy and reflux
- Placental encapsulation – what is the evidence of benefit?
- Tips for helping with constipation
- Should I choose organic food?
- Which vitamins does your baby need?
- A practical guide to starting weaning to give you all the confidence you need
- Vegan and vegetarian weaning and how to support your baby’s nutrient needs
- How to choose a plant-based milk
- Your postpartum body
- Weight loss after giving birth
- Metabolism and metabolic rate and how this relates to your weight
- Weight gain after birth
- When is it safe to start exercising?
- Exercise in children
Foreword by General Practitioner, Dr Preeya Alexander.
“Harriet has beautifully broken down what the body (both mum and baby’s) needs in the postpartum period. She gives you the nuts and bolts so that you can make informed choices when it comes to diet and food choices. This is a really helpful guide for mothers – I just wish I had read it sooner!”