Pregnancy Sickness: Using Your Body's Natural Defenses To Protect Your Baby-to-be

Paperback | May 16, 1997

byMargie Profet

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...presents the argument that pregnancy sickness is a warning to expectant mothers to avoid foods, beverages, and other substances high in toxins that can harm the embryo... explains which foods to avoid and which to eat.

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An award-winning scientist details for the first time how pregnancy sickness is much more than an unfortunate side effect of the first trimester. Rather, it is a highly evolved natural mechanism designed to protect a vulnerable embryo from harm. By explaining the process of how foods affect the embryo--and by listing good and bad foods...

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...presents the argument that pregnancy sickness is a warning to expectant mothers to avoid foods, beverages, and other substances high in toxins that can harm the embryo... explains which foods to avoid and which to eat.

Margie Profet is a 1993 MacArthur Prize Fellowship—winning evolutionary biologist. A graduate of both Harvard and the University of California, Berkeley, she is a scientist at the University of Washington, Seattle.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.25 × 5.38 × 0.88 inPublished:May 16, 1997Publisher:Da Capo Press

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ISBN - 10:0201154927

ISBN - 13:9780201154924

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An award-winning scientist details for the first time how pregnancy sickness is much more than an unfortunate side effect of the first trimester. Rather, it is a highly evolved natural mechanism designed to protect a vulnerable embryo from harm. By explaining the process of how foods affect the embryo--and by listing good and bad foods--"Pregnancy Sickness" is an essential, proactive guide to a healthy baby