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The Best Vegan Pregnancy Books For You & Your Baby Bump

by | November 16, 2019

The question of what exactly one should expect when expecting is a common one — and with good reason.

A first (or second or third) pregnancy can be a point of overwhelm under “normal” circumstances, never mind the added pressure of proving to your dismissive in laws that you an your baby can thrive on a plant-based diet.

We’re here to help you put an end to your worries with three not-to-be-missed vegan pregnancy books!

The Kind Mama by Alicia Silverstone

“Prepare your baby house” are the magic — if a bit unexpected — motivational words written by Alicia Silverstone in her holistic guide, The Kind Mama. 

This beautifully photographed book draws on Silverstone’s own experience as an expectant mother, as well as the knowledge and experience of obstetricians, midwives, nutritionists, and holistic health counselors. 

Dive into Silverstone’s world as she explores foods that heal and nourish, ways to improve comfort when pregnant, how to boost energy levels, and how to stay healthy during each trimester.

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The Kind Mama draws on Silverstone’s own experience (Source: nd3000 / Shutterstock.com)

The Everything Vegan Pregnancy Book by Reed Mangels

The Everything Vegan Pregnancy Book written by Reed Mangels, PH.D., RD, LD, FADA, is a great way to ensure your nutrition is as en pointe as your baby name.

Mangels is a nutrition advisor for the nonprofit Vegetarian Resource Group, and throughout the book uses her extensive nutrition expertise to present the reader with a  plethora of vegan recipes baby and mama will love. 

Mangels stresses that everyone has a unique lifestyle, and caring for yourself while you are expecting is all about catering to your own individuality — while keeping things vegan of course!  

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The Vegan Pregnancy Survival Guide has the answers to some of the most common pregnancy questions (Source: George Rudy / Shutterstock.com)

Vegan Pregnancy Survival Guide by Sayward Rebhal

The Vegan Pregnancy Survival Guide by Sayward Rebhal is an informative and fun way to get quick answers to some of the most common pregnancy questions — vegan style! 

Need strategies for nutritious meal plans? How about tips on how to throw your ideal baby shower? Or perhaps cruelty free supplements? Just ask the book. 

Written with the intention of making the reader feel they are talking to a close friend, this is the security blanket you can bring anywhere for a bit of extra support.

Have you read any of these books? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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