Get Ready to Get Pregnant by Michael C. Lu

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Doctors and researchers are increasingly learning that by the time a woman gets pregnant, she may have already missed a critical window of opportunity to give her baby the best start in life. In this friendly and authoritative guide, Dr. Michael C. Lu, an expert in the field, offers a step-by-step prepregnancy plan that will help you have a safer pregnancy and a smarter and healthier child.

Dr. Lu's plan explains how you can help prevent pregnancy complications such as gestational diabetes or preeclampsia, and minimize the likelihood of many childhood conditions, from asthma to autism. His expert advice includes:

Ten brain foods you should eat more

Ten toxic foods to avoid

Ten steps to strengthen your stress resilience

Ten steps to tune up your immune system

Ten steps to detoxify your environment

And much more!


About Michael C. Lu

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Dr. Michael C. Lu is an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology and public health at UCLA. He is the director of the UCLA Preconception Care Clinic and has been voted one of the Best Doctors in America since 2005. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and their two smart and healthy girls.
Published April 10, 2009 by William Morrow Paperbacks. 354 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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