A pregnancy book that I think is really helpful is: Emily Oster’s Expecting Better. I really respect her approach to the various pregnancy restrictions and her thinking definitely helped structure mine. For example, based on the research she cites, I came up with a drinking strategy that is more conservative than hers but made me feel comfortable: an occasional small glass of wine or a sip or two of my husband’s cocktail. (My doctor also has a great line on drinking during pregnancy: “not in public in the United States” with the assumption being that it is something you should feel comfortable doing at home.) I would go straight to the book itself, and avoid both the reviews of it (which overemphasize her conclusions without going deep on her rationale or conclusions; I also found her articles on Slate less helpful overall.
And, my curated favorites from around the interwebs (I sit at a computer all day – I’ve read a lot):
The first is the article that I found on epicurious is the most balanced and intelligent with regard to what you can and can’t eat while pregnant. I don’t follow it religiously, since I got comfortable with sushi at very good places based on this nytimes article that follows, but it still helped me feel comfortable while navigating all these new decisions.