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Nutrition and the Pregnant Adolescent
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.

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Chapter
Title
Author
Preface Materials: Acknowledgments and Table of Contents  

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 Food Sources of Vitamins and Minerals Fast Food Nutrition Information
Appendix B Dietary Guidelines and The Food Guide Pyramid
Appendix C Nutrition Assessment Forms
C1: 24 Food Recall Plan
C2: Food Frequency Form
C3: Daily Food Record
C4: Nutritional Evaluation Sheet for Pregnant Teenagers
C5: Adolescent Prenatal Nutrition Assessment and Care Form
Appendix D Sample Menus for Pregnancy
Appendix E Body Mass Index (BMI) for Selected Statures and Weights

 

 

 

 

 

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