Eat Well, Lose Weight While Breastfeeding: The Complete Nutrition Book for Nursing Mothers, Including a Healthy Guide to the Weight Loss Your Doctor Promised

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Villard Books, 1992 - Health & Fitness - 235 pages
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Behan shows the nursing mom how to shed pounds and work on getting her figure back while keeping her child properly nourished and happy, with the revolutionary program she devised for herself in order to lose 52 pounds while nursing.
 

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User Review  - missyaleigh - Overstock.com

I read the book and there were many things that i had not known about breastfeeding. The recipes are delicious and the overall info is great. After reading the book I have adjusted my diet and am slowly but surely working my way to a healthier me. Read full review

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Explains the weight loss process in realistic terms and answers important questions breastfeeding mothers may have regarding the nutrition of their babies. Includes information on breastfeeding ... Read full review

Contents

two They Are What You Eat
12
four Putting It All Together
48
six A Natural Diet for Mothers
73
seven ExerciseIts Worth It
111
eight No No Not Now
126
nine Special Problems
140
ten Eat Well Feel Well
168
eleven Questions Answers
199
References
217
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About the author (1992)

Eileen Behan is a member of the American Dietetic Association, a registered dietitian, and the mother of two. This is her fifth book about nutrition and family. She has written for "Newsweek, Parents" magazine, "The Washington Post, " and "Tufts University Diet and Nutrition Letter." She holds a degree in home economics from River College in Nashua, New Hampshire, and completed a traineeship in nutrition at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. She has worked for the Harvard School of Public Health and the Veterans Administration, and for five years her show "Food for Talk" aired on Boston public radio. Ms. Behan currently works as a nutrition consultant, helping families to improve health through diet. She lives with her family in New Hampshire.

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