Vegetarian and Vegan Mother and Baby Guide


A wealth of practical information on having a healthy pregnancy and a vivacious, robust baby!

Includes a two-week menu plan for older babies and toddlers

By Juliet Gellatley and Rose Elliot

Juliet Gellatley

Juliet Gellatley BSc, Dip CNM, Dip DM, FNTP, NTCC, CNHC has a degree in zoology and is a qualified nutritional therapist.

She founded and directs Viva! and Viva! Health, and is an authority on vegetarian and vegan health and nutrition.

She has given hundreds of public and school talks on these issues, as well as many media interviews.

She is the author of several books, guides and reports including Healthy Veggie Kids, Nutrition in a Nutshell, Mood Food, The Silent Ark, Livewire Guide to Going, Being & Staying Veggie, Pig in Hell, Ducks out of Water and Born to be Wild.

Juliet is the proud mum of twin sons, Jazz and Finn.

Rose Elliot

Rose Elliot MBE is Britain's foremost vegetarian cookery writer and her books have won her popular acclaim all over the world.

Her invaluable Mother, Baby and Toddler Book explains the nutritional value of all the basic foods and gives a comprehensive range of recipes for mother and baby up to the age of two. The book arose from her personal experience as mother of three daughters, all vegetarian from birth.

Rose has written many other best-sellers including Simply Delicious, Supreme Vegetarian Cookery, Not just a Load of Old Lentils, The Bean Book, Complete Vegetarian Cookbook, Vegetarian Slimming, Sumptuous Suppers, Vegetarian Supercook, Vegan Feasts and Vegetarian Express.

Rose has been in the vanguard of the revolution of our eating habits in recent years. She is a frequent contributor to national magazines, radio and TV and gives cookery demonstrations at national exhibitions such as Viva!'s Incredible Veggie Show and the BBC's Good Food Show. Rose is a Patron of Viva! and Viva! Health.

Helen Rossiter

Helen is Viva! & Viva! Health's Food & Cookery Manager and editor of Viva!life. She runs cookery demonstrations across the UK and is a specialist in vegan cookery and photography.