Elizabeth M. Ward, M.S., R.D., is an award-winning author. She writes frequently about nutrition and health for publications such as Men's Fitness and Muscle & Fitness Hers, and she blogs at www.betteristhenewperfect.com. Ward is the mother of three and lives in the Boston, MA area. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, with over 75,000 members committed to improving health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education, and advocacy.
"As a nutritionist for a fertility treatment practice, I rely on Ward to provide common sense advice for moms and dads. I love how the book accounts for the different ways pregnant and breastfeeding women live their lives. I'm thrilled to have this updated resource to recommend to my patients!"--Hillary M. Wright, MEd, RD, LDN, author of The PCOS Diet Plan: A Natural Approach to Health for Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome"Expect the Best serves up an easy-to-follow formula for pregnancy success. Filled with up-to-date information, important insights, and lots of hands-on recipes, Ward manages to make good nutrition more palatable, practical, and fun!"--Laura A. Jana, MD, FAAP, pediatrician and author of The Toddler Brain: Nurture the Skills Today That Will Shape Your Child's Tomorrow"As women, we often struggle with making healthy choices. Ward has created an excellent resource to guide moms on healthy eating prior to, during, and after pregnancy. This book should be required reading for women who are planning a pregnancy or are already pregnant. You won't be disappointed!"--Wendy L. Wright, MS, FNP, FAANP, FAAN, Adult/Family Nurse Practitioner, and Owner, Wright & Associates Family Healthcare