This book features advice and guidance from an expert that is leading in her field, as it includes the latest research and information. As accredited by the RCOB. We are constantly bombarded with information about diet and fitness and how important this is to a healthy lifestyle, and there is an increasing focus on pregnancy as a phase of life when this really matters. Sifting out the evidence-based, accurate information can be a challenge, and that's where How to Stay Fit and Healthy during Pregnancy comes in. This evidence-based book is for every pregnant woman, and even those who have had no previous interest in exercise and diet will find encouragement to adopt a healthier lifestyle when they are expecting. For those who have been very aware of their fitness and health, there is guidance on how to adjust your regime to pregnancy. How to Stay Fit and Healthy during Pregnancy takes you right through the nine months of pregnancy,and looks at different ways to keep fit and supple when you are expecting. It explains the current guidance on healthy eating in pregnancy, also covering supplements and complementary therapies. It looks at common health problems that can occur when you are expecting and how best to help yourself through them. How to Stay Fit and Healthy during Pregnancy also recognises the importance of mental health and how this can be affected during and after pregnancy. It takes you through to the birth of your baby and lays the foundations for healthy parenthood ahead.
Kate Brian is a journalist and author of four previous books on fertility and pregnancy. She began her career at the BBC and went on to work at Channel Four News where she was Home Affairs Producer. Kate is Women's Voices Lead at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, and is Editor of the Journal of Fertility Counselling. She presented the Radio Four documentaries Banking on Birmingham and The New Viking Invasion.More About Kate Brian