Leadership, Education & Training Program (LET)

Nutrition and the Pregnant AdolescentNMPA
A Practical Reference Guide

Edited by Mary Story, Ph.D., R.D.
and Jamie Stang, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D.

A resource for health professionals and educators on nutrition and adolescent pregnancy.

The book focuses on clinical application of current knowledge on adolescent pregnancy.

Topics are presented in a format that outlines and highlights subjects for easy reference.

The following book chapters are available for download in Portable Document Format (PDF). To view these files, you will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader, available from Adobe's web site.

Chapter

Title

Author

Preface Materials:

Acknowledgments  

ADOLESCENT PREGNANCY

Chapter 1

Trends in Adolescent Sexual Behavior, Contraceptive Use, Pregnancy and Pregnancy Resolution Wendy L. Hellerstedt

Chapter 2

Economic, Psychosocial, and Health Risks Associated with Adolescent Childbearing Wendy L. Hellerstedt

ADOLESCENT GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

Chapter 3

Adolescent Psychosocial Development: Implications for Pregnancy and Prenatal Care Renee Sieving and
Amy Bush

Chapter 4

Adolescent Physical Growth and Development: Implications for Pregnancy Jamie Stang

NUTRITION NEEDS DURING ADOLESCENCE AND PREGNANCY

Chapter 5

Nutrient Needs During Adolescence and Pregnancy Mary Story and
Juli Hermanson

Chapter 6

Eating Behaviors and Nutritional Implications Mary Story and
Jillian Moe

Chapter 7

Nutrition, Eating and Weight Gain During Pregnancy: Perspectives of Pregnant and Parenting Adolescents Juli Hermanson and
Mary Story

NUTRITION ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT

Chapter 8

Nutrition Assessment and Pregnant Adolescents Mary Story and
Jamie Stang

Chapter 9

Weight Gain: Issues and Management Irene Alton

Chapter 10

Nutrition-Related Special Concerns of Adolescent Pregnancy Irene Alton

Chapter 11

Discomforts of Pregnancy Irene Alton

Chapter 12

Exercise in Pregnancy Irene Alton

Chapter 13

Substance Use During Pregnancy Irene Alton

Chapter 14

Vegetarian Diets and Pregnant Teens Patricia Johnston and
Ella Haddad

INTERVIEWING, COUNSELING, AND EDUCATION

Chapter 15

Interviewing, Counseling Skills and Strategies for Behavior Change Pat Faulkner, Jamie Stang, and Susan Reynolds

Chapter 16

The Montreal Diet Dispensary Approach to Counseling Pregnant Young Women Marie-Paule Duquette, Veronique Binek, and Emmy Maten

Chapter 17

Cross-Cultural Issues During Pregnancy and Lactation: Implications for Assessment and Counseling Yvonne Bronner

Chapter 18

Communicating Effectively with Pregnant Adolescents Who Have Limited Literacy or Comprehension Skills Jamie Stang

Chapter 19

Bright Ideas for Effective Nutrition Education: Practical Tips from a WIC Nutritionist Susan Miller

POSTPARTUM ISSUES

Chapter 20

Infant Feeding Katrina Holt

Chapter 21

Health Promotion for Adolescent Mothers Lucy Adams

APPENDICES

Appendix A

Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs)

Appendix B

Food Sources of Vitamins and Minnerals

Appendix C

Food Pyramind
Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Appendix D

Sample Menus for Pregnancy

Appendix E

Sample Menus

Appendix F

Fast Food Nutritional Guide

Appendix G

Weight Gain Charts

Appendix H

Carbohydrate Choices

Appendix I

Food Safety During Pregnancy

 

 

 

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