Every aspect of pregnancyfrom your ability to conceive to your risk of a preterm deliveryis affected by your hormonal health. But if youre like many women, you dont know the critically important role hormones play at every stage of your pregnancy. In Dr. Robert Greenes Perfect Hormone Balance for Pregnancy, Dr. Greene, a world-renowned hormone expert, incorporates his years of research into a practical plan for maintaining excellent hormone health throughout your pregnancy.Balanced hormones are essential to a healthy pregnancy for you and for optimal brain development for your baby. Dr. Greenes groundbreaking Perfect Balance Pregnancy Program, which follows all the guidelines recommended by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, shows you how to overcome and avoid common factors that create hormonal imbalanceincluding overeating, insufficient sleep, chronic stress, and the chemicals found in food, water, and cosmetics. With this easy-to-follow plan for maintaining proper hormone balance, youll understand: why your symptoms matter the importance of diet and exercise what is the appropriate weight gain for your body how to reduce tension and improve sleep why and how to avoid environmental toxinsThe Perfect Balance Pregnancy Program arms you with the tools you need before, during, and after pregnancy to stay healthy and feel great.Visit Dr. Greene's pregnancy blog at greenepregnancy.blogspot.com.From the Trade Paperback edition.