Nutrition in Pregnancy: Volume II by Janna L. MorrisonNutrition in Pregnancy: Volume II by Janna L. Morrison

Nutrition in Pregnancy: Volume II

Guest editorJanna L. Morrison, Timothy R.H. Regnault

Hardcover | April 21, 2017

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Maternal nutrition during pregnancy is of considerable interest to women, their partners and their health care professionals. In developing countries, maternal undernutrition is a major concern. However, with the increased prevalence of abundant high calorie diets, their impact upon pregnancy outcome is of concern. In addition to the amount of nutrition available and its macronutrient composition within a diet, there is emerging evidence highlighting important roles for the lesser studied micronutrients. Added to this complexity is the distinction between maternal and fetal nutrition and the impact the placenta plays in nutrient metabolism and overall nutrient supply to the fetus. Together, these many variables contribute to placental development and function, fetal growth, and, where placental/fetal nutrition and growth is compromised, through poor maternal diet, and/or diet induced alterations in placental metabolism, the impact is dramatic and can lead to lifelong implications for the offspring. This Special Issue book aims to highlight research in many of these areas.

Title:Nutrition in Pregnancy: Volume IIFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:290 pages, 9.61 × 6.69 × 0.94 inShipping dimensions:9.61 × 6.69 × 0.94 inPublished:April 21, 2017Publisher:MDPI AGLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3038423688

ISBN - 13:9783038423683


Table of Contents

1) A Review of the Impact of Dietary Intakes in Human Pregnancy on Infant Birthweight
2) Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Composition of Maternal Diet and Erythrocyte Phospholipid Status in Chilean Pregnant Women
3) Fish Intake during Pregnancy and Foetal Neurodevelopment—A Systematic Review of the Evidence
4) Micronutrients in Pregnancy in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
5) Dietary and Health Profiles of Spanish Women in Preconception, Pregnancy and Lactation
6) Sulphate in Pregnancy
7) Maternal Consumption of Non-Staple Food in the First Trimester and Risk of Neural Tube Defects in Offspring
8) Low Maternal Vitamin B12 Status Is Associated with Lower Cord Blood HDL Cholesterol in White Caucasians Living in the UK
9) Folate Deficiency Could Restrain Decidual Angiogenesis in Pregnant Mice
10) Regulation of Calcitriol Biosynthesis and Activity: Focus on Gestational Vitamin D Deficiency and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
11) High Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency in Pregnant Korean Women: The First Trimester and the Winter Season as Risk Factors for Vitamin D Deficiency
12) Vitamin D Status and Related Factors in Newborns in Shanghai, China
13) Sun Exposure and Vitamin D Supplementation in Relation to Vitamin D Status of Breastfeeding Mothers and Infants in the Global Exploration of Human Milk Study