ERIC Number: ED346997
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Nutrition and the Pregnant Teen.
James, Vicki; McCamey, Jody
This illustrated guide for pregnant teenagers discusses the nutritional needs of the mother and her unborn child in a month-by-month format. The information presented for each of the 9 months typically includes a sample daily menu; a checklist of recommended servings per day for each of four food groups; a description of the usual emotional and physical reactions of the mother during the month; and a description of the fetus's development during the month. Discussion throughout the guide concerns such topics as: (1) sources of iron; (2) sources of, and needs for, calcium; (3) snacks; (4) needs related to calories; (5) functions of, sources of, and needs for vitamins A and C; and (6) fast foods. A list of 10 references is provided. (BC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Spoon River Coll., Canton, IL.