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Maternal-Fetal Nutrition During Pregnancy and Lactation


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Part I. Nutritional Regulation and Requirements for Pregnancy and Fetal Growth: 1. Maternal adaptations to pregnancy and the role of the placenta Leslie Myatt and Theresa Powell; 2. Pregnancy and feto-placental growth: macronutrients Laura Brown, Tim Regnault, Paul Rozance, James Barry and William W. Hay Jr; 3. Mineral requirements of the mother and conceptus Lorraine Gambling and Harry J. McArdle; 4. Individualized growth curves and size at birth Eve Blair; 5. Maternal diets in the developing world Shobha Rao and Chittaranjan Yajnik; 6. Pre-eclampsia Fergus McCarthy and Louise Kenny; Part II. Nutritional Regulation and Requirements for Lactation and Infant Growth: 7. Macronutrients for lactation and infant growth Thibault Senterre and Jacques Rigo; 8. Changes in nutrient requirements with age after birth Christopher H. Knight; 9. Comparison between preterm and term infants Mary Fewtrell and Sirinuch Chomtho; 10. Influences of timing and duration of formula feeding on infant growth William C. Heird; 11. Maternal and offspring benefits of breastfeeding Alison C. Tse and Karin B. Michels; Part III. Specialized Requirements: 12. Teenage pregnancies Annie S. Anderson and Wendy Wrieden; 13. Vegetarians and vegans during pregnancy and lactation Rana Conway and Adrienne Cullum; 14. Hyperemesis in pregnancy James D. Paauw and Alan T. Davis; 15. Multiple pregnancy Barbara Luke; 16. Mineral and vitamin supplementation before, during and after conception Y. Ingrid Goh; 17. Determinants of egg and embryo quality: long term effects of maternal diet and assisted reproduction Kevin D. Sinclair and Wing Yee Kwong; 18. Nutrition, environment and epigenetics Ian M. Morison and Wolf Reik; Index.

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Defines the nutritional requirements with regard to the stage of development and growth, placing scientific developments into clinical context.

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Michael E. Symonds is Professor of Developmental Physiology, Academic Child Health, Division of Human Development, School of Clinical Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK. Margaret M. Ramsay is Consultant in Fetomaternal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nottingham University Hospitals, Queen's Medical Centre Campus, Nottingham, UK.


'... excellent, essential and exciting ...' Journal of Obstetrics and Gyanaecology
'... this is a book that is of much use for all those involved with breasteeding advice, such as doctors, midwives and breastfeeding counsellors.' Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica

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