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Zita West, midwife to Cate Blanchett, Stella McCartney and Kate Winslet, shares her expertise in nutrition to help you and your baby stay healthy naturally throughout your pregnancy. It is crucial to eat an optimum diet during pregnancy. Your levels of nutrients need to be high in order to support you through the process of pregnancy, and the baby that you’re carrying inside of you needs the full range of nutrients to be as healthy as possible. It can be difficult and tiring to make nutrient-filled meals, but Zita gives you clear information and simple, easy-to-make recipes. The first section of the book covers details such as what nutrients are important and what they do for you and your baby, and foods that are unhealthy to consume during pregnancy. The second section uses the vitamins and nutrients explained in the first section in 80 delicious recipes. Introduction Your Health (nutrients your body needs as it changes, sources of these nutrients, foods that help with the side effects of pregnancy, the importance of safe exercise) Your Baby’s Health (nutrients your baby needs to grow, what they do, sources of these nutrients) What to Avoid (foods not to eat why they are bad for you and your baby) Breakfasts Light Meals Snacks and Treats Main Meals Desserts.