Our list of some of the best Pregnancy Nutrition books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.
- Real Food for Pregnancy: The Science and Wisdom of Optimal Prenatal Nutrition (2018)
- The Whole 9 Months: A Week-By-Week Pregnancy Nutrition Guide with Recipes for a Healthy Start (2016)
- Eating for Pregnancy: Your Essential Month-by-Month Nutrition Guide and Cookbook (2019)
- The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth (2017)
- What to Eat When You’re Pregnant: A Week-by-Week Guide to Support Your Health and Your Baby’s Development (2015)
- Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy: From Doctors Who Are Parents, Too! (2011)
- Eat This, Not That! When You’re Expecting: The Doctor Recommended Plan for Baby and You (2016)
- Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach (2015)
- We’re Pregnant! The First Time Dad’s Pregnancy Handbook (2018)
- What to Expect When You’re Expecting (2016)
- The Natural Pregnancy Book, Third Edition: Your Complete Guide to a Safe, Organic Pregnancy and Childbirth with Herbs, Nutrition, and Other Holistic Choices (2014)
- 50 Things to Do Before You Deliver: The First Time Moms Pregnancy Guide (2018)
- The Fourth Trimester: A Postpartum Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions, and Restoring Your Vitality (2017)
- Healthy, Happy Pregnancy Cookbook: Over 125 Delicious Recipes to Satisfy You, Nourish Baby, and Combat Common Pregnancy Discomforts (2016)
Prenatal nutrition can be confusing. A lot of the advice you have been given about what to eat (or what not to eat) is well-meaning, but frankly, outdated or not evidenced-based. In Real Food for Pregnancy, you will get clear answers on what to eat and why, with research to back up every recommendation.
The Whole 9 Months: A Week-By-Week Pregnancy Nutrition Guide with Recipes for a Healthy Start (2016)
“I’m thrilled that Dr. Lang has put her valuable knowledge into these pages.
Eating for Pregnancy: Your Essential Month-by-Month Nutrition Guide and Cookbook (2019)
Eating for Pregnancy is the ultimate no-nonsense nutrition guide and cookbook for moms-to-be. Every pregnant woman understands that what she eats and drinks affects the baby growing within her. Yet many of them don’t have the time or energy to ensure they’re always eating right.
The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth (2017)
on her YouTube channel and even more on MamaNatural.com, Howland's (a.k.a. Mama Natural) funny but informational videos have empowered millions of women to embrace natural pregnancy and parenting.
What to Eat When You’re Pregnant: A Week-by-Week Guide to Support Your Health and Your Baby’s Development (2015)
New research suggests that the foods you eat during pregnancy can have lasting effects on your baby’s brain development and behavior, as well as your waistline. Drawing from the fields of medicine, nutrition, and psychology, this easy-to-follow guide, which also includes 50 recipes, gives you a clear understanding of what your body really needs and how certain foods contribute to the development of a healthy and happy baby.
Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy: From Doctors Who Are Parents, Too! (2011)
Women looking for authoritative, accurate information from a reputable source will appreciate this pregnancy book from the world-class Mayo Clinic. It provides hundreds of pages of helpful information parents can use. Features include week-by-week updates on baby’s growth and month-by-month changes for mom, a 40-week pregnancy calendar, a symptoms guide, and a review of important pregnancy decisions.
The authoritative, must-have healthy-eating guide for pregnant women, from America's most trusted OBGYN and the mega-selling authors of Eat This, Not That! Tired of worrying about what you should be eating for your baby–and for you? Dr. Jennifer Ashton, chief women's health correspondent for ABC News, has delivered 1,500 happy, healthy babies, and now she is here to help yours.
Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach (2015)
Getting diagnosed with gestational diabetes is scary, but it doesn’t have to stay that way. Imagine easily managing your blood sugar, effortlessly gaining the right amount of weight during your pregnancy, and giving birth to a beautiful, healthy baby. This can be you!
From first-time dad to all-time great parent and partnerBeing a great first-time dad doesn’t mean being perfect, it means approaching and participating in the pregnancy experience with confidence. From easy-to-understand stats on the mommy and baby, to discussing and designing a birthing plan, We’re Pregnant! The First-Time Dad’s Pregnancy Handbook provides insightful, in-depth suggestions on how to be an ideal partner, and become a fully-prepared parent.We’re Pregnant!
With 18.5 million copies in print, What to Expect When You’re Expecting is read by 93% of women who read a pregnancy book and was named one of the “Most Influential Books of the Last 25 Years” by USA Today.
The Natural Pregnancy Book, Third Edition: Your Complete Guide to a Safe, Organic Pregnancy and Childbirth with Herbs, Nutrition, and Other Holistic Choices (2014)
Every mother wants the best for her unborn child, from the baby’s conception to birth. What’s more, every mother wants clear, straightforward information delivered in a calm, empowering voice from someone who knows the facts. Enter Dr.
While your body is doing the important work of growing your baby, 50 Things to Do Before You Deliver nails down exactly what to do to prepare for your little one’s big debut.First-time moms have plenty to be grateful for ―and plenty to worry about.
The Fourth Trimester: A Postpartum Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions, and Restoring Your Vitality (2017)
This holistic guide offers practical advice to support women through postpartum healing on the physical, emotional, relational, and spiritual levels—and provides women with a roadmap to this very important transition that can last from a few months to a few years.Kimberly Ann Johnson draws from her vast professional experience as a doula, postpartum consultant, yoga teacher, body worker, and women’s hea…
Healthy, Happy Pregnancy Cookbook: Over 125 Delicious Recipes to Satisfy You, Nourish Baby, and Combat Common Pregnancy Discomforts (2016)
Everybody tells pregnant women what they can’t eat. Now, certified nutritionists and registered dietitians Stephanie Clarke and Willow Jarosh are here to tell them what they should!
Best Pregnancy Nutrition Books: The Ultimate Collection
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some pregnancy nutrition books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy
Author(s): Carol J. Lammi-Keefe, Sarah C. Couch, John P. Kirwan
ID: 2251792, Publisher: Springer International Publishing;Humana Press, Year: 2018, Size: 8 Mb, Format: pdf
Real Food for Pregnancy: The Science and Wisdom of Optimal Prenatal Nutrition
Author(s): Nichols, Lily
ID: 2729766, Publisher: , Year: 2018, Size: 1 Mb, Format: azw3
Nutrition and lifestyle for pregnancy and breastfeeding
Author(s): Peter D Gluckman; Mark A Hanson; Yap Seng Chong; Anne Bardsley
ID: 1306455, Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2015, Size: 35 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really hot items according to USA Today, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.