The new mom's most trusted resourcenow revised and updated to include the latest in nutrition and dietary concerns This hands-on guide provides mothers with expert advice on losing weight and eating well, so you can feel good about your decision to nurse. Registered dietitian, professional nutritionist, and mother of two Eileen Behan shows you how to shed pounds safely and naturally while nourishing a happy, healthy baby. Learn what and how much to eat, what foods to avoid, the best exercises, plus ways to keep the pounds off after you stop breastfeeding. Get the latest on: vitamin and mineral recommendations from the frontlines of nutrition research the Glycemic Indexwhat it is and what it means to breastfeeding women fish safetywhat you need to know about toxin levels to protect you and your baby low-carb dietsgood or bad for breastfeeding moms? calciumdoes it speed up weight loss? whole grainsthe best ways to integrate this ultimate energy food into your diet nutshigh-protein food or fattening snack? childhood obesityhow to prevent harmful eating habits, from breastfeeding through toddler years sugar substituteswhich ones are best? PLUSAll new crock-pot recipes, more Web-based resources, and a breakthrough eating plan that allows mothers to eat well, lose weight naturally, and have a happy nursing experience.Behan, Eileen is the author of 'Eat Well, Lose Weight, While Breastfeeding The Complete Nutrition Book for Nursing Mothers', published 2007 under ISBN 9780345492593 and ISBN 0345492595.