Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy

  • Carol J. Lammi-Keefe
  • Sarah C. Couch
  • John P. Kirwan

Part of the Nutrition and Health book series (NH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xliii
  2. Nutrient and Health Needs in Pregnancy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Nicholas T. Broskey, Kara L. Marlatt, Leanne M. Redman
      Pages 3-29
    3. Kimberly O. O’Brien, Carrie E. Thomas
      Pages 31-49
    4. Sun Y. Lee, Elizabeth N. Pearce
      Pages 51-69
    5. Bruce W. Hollis, Carol L. Wagner
      Pages 71-88
    6. Ann Reed Mangels
      Pages 89-108
    7. Lana K. Wagner, Frank M. Ralls
      Pages 109-115
    8. Achyut Adhikari, Karuna Kharel
      Pages 117-129
  3. Metabolism During Pregnancy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Julia H. King, Sze Ting (Cecilia) Kwan, Marie A. Caudill
      Pages 133-161
    3. Marian C. Aldhous, Kahyee Hor, Rebecca M. Reynolds
      Pages 163-181
  4. High-Risk Pregnancies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 183-183
    2. Hope Barkoukis
      Pages 185-199
    3. Mimi Harrison, Lauren Miller, Naif AlEnazi, Daniel Herron
      Pages 201-220
    4. Sarah Gopman, Larry Leeman, Lana K. Wagner
      Pages 221-229
    5. Angela Bermúdez-Millán, Rafael Pérez-Escamilla
      Pages 231-245
    6. Alyce M. Thomas
      Pages 273-293
    7. Catherine A. Forestell, Danielle H. Dallaire
      Pages 295-307
  5. The Postpartum Period

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 321-321
    2. Deborah L. O’Connor, Susan Trang, Yen-Ming Chan
      Pages 323-355
    3. Michelle Price Judge, Cheryl Tatano Beck
      Pages 357-383
  6. The Developing World

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 435-445

About this book


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.


Pregnancy Nutrition Prenatal Care Diet in Pregnancy Maternal Health

Editors and affiliations

  • Carol J. Lammi-Keefe
    • 1
  • Sarah C. Couch
    • 2
  • John P. Kirwan
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Nutrition and Food SciencesLouisiana State UniversityBaton RougeUSA
  2. 2.Department of RehabilitationExercise and Nutrition Sciences, University of CincinnatiCincinnatiUSA
  3. 3.Lerner Research InstituteCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-90986-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-90988-2
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