From leading Australian nutritionist and weight management expert Melanie McGrice, The Pregnancy Weight Plan provides a wealth of information specific to women trying to conceive or already pregnant. Seventy-four per cent of women gain more weight than the Institute of Medicine guidelines suggest is healthy putting themselves and their babies at risk. From detailed analysis of the weight-related causes of infertility, to tips and tricks for how to optimise your chances for conception, this book provides in- depth scientifically proven methods to boost fertility and expert advice on how to gain the right amount of weight safely.

Included are customised weight management plans for before, during and after pregnancy to maximise the health of mothers and babies. The book includes detailed nutritional information, food diaries, safe and sensible exercise programs, 7-day meal plans and 33 healthy and easy 20-minute recipes. The Pregnancy Weight Plan is the must-have resource for all expectant mothers.

Melanie McGrice is an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian with a Masters degree in Dietetics. She is the director of Nutrition Plus, one of Australia’s largest dietetic companies which provides dietary assessments and advice to people concerned about their health. Melanie received the illustrious ‘Award of Excellence’ from the Dietitian’s Association of Australia in 2011. An experienced media spokesperson, Melanie is regularly interviewed for television news, current affairs and lifestyle programs, as well as radio and print media. She also writes regularly for magazines and is a public speaker for corporate companies, professional organisations and schools. Melanie is passionate about educating Australians to eat well, appreciate good food and maintain a healthy lifestyle so that they can feel great and get the most out of life. For more information click here