Congratulations--You're pregnant! In less than nine months you'll have a tiny baby bundle of joy to hold, love and care for. Until then, you'll be blessed with a growing belly, an altered lifestyle, and the very real possibilities of morning sickness, food cravings and food aversions. Your relationship with food and your body may change significantly, but luckily there are opportunities for it to change for the better!
Though Leah Douglas was thrilled to find out she was expecting, she soon found herself longing for the days of cooking and eating whatever struck her fancy. Now that cocktails, sushi, and nights on the town were out of the question, she decided to search for new ways of experiencing food, friends, and fun. With a few tweaks, she discovered guilt-free--and doctor approved--gourmet meals that made her feel sexy and confident in her changing body.
Discover the recipes that made Leah's pregnancy luxurious and nourishing. Each mouth-watering dish has been reviewed by women's health specialist Dr. Jan E Christilaw, MD, FRCSC, MHSc, and features ingredients that are rich in the vitamins and nutrients a growing baby needs. Filled with easy gourmet recipes and beautiful photography that celebrates the changing bodies of pregnant women, The Gourmet Pregnancy will help you or a woman you care about shed worry and stress, tackle cravings wisely, and indulge in nourishing self-care and delicious eating.