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    DescriptionThe best-selling "Rough Guide to Pregnancy and Birth" gives you the up-to-date lowdown on pregnancy, birth and coping when you first get home. This is a week by week guide to what's happening to you and the baby, from choosing where to give birth, coping with nausea and understanding the tests you will need, to breastfeeding for the first time and adapting to life with a newborn. Kaz Cooke offers no bossy-boots rules, just the sanest, wittiest advice you'll ever get, plus lots of cartoons. This fully updated third edition includes news sections on Getting Ready: advice on trying for a baby and Fertility troubles and assisted conception: what might be causing fertility troubles and what you can do about it, plus the process of IVF or other assisted conception if it's needed. You'll find expanded sections on genetic problems, the caesarean debate, how to care for premature babies, choosing the right nappies for you plus information especially for partners from boosting their fertility to what they should do during labour. "The Rough Guide to Pregnancy and Birth" has everything you will need to know about the scary parts, the funny parts and your private parts.

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    The Rough Guide to Pregnancy and Birth
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kaz Cooke
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 496
    Width: 175 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 832 g
    ISBN 13: 9781848365599
    ISBN 10: 1848365594

    BIC E4L: CHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.3
    BIC subject category V2: VFXB
    DC22: 618.2
    BISAC V2.8: HEA041000, FAM025000
    Thema V1.0: VFXB
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Dorling Kindersley Ltd
    Imprint name
    Rough Guides Ltd
    Publication date
    01 April 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Kaz Cooke is an Australian author and cartoonist, mum and former teenage girl. She has a background in journalism and faffing about. She is often a columnist; sometimes a radio broadcaster; the best-selling author of The Rough Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth, the Rough Guide to Babies and Toddlers, The Little Book of Stress and Real Gorgeous; and the winner of the 2002 UK Diagram Prize for the Oddest Title of the Year, Living with Crazy Buttocks. Her books have been translated into many languages: in Latvian she is Keza Kuka and in Czech she is Kaz Cookeova. She has too many handbags and never knows where her mobile phone is.
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    The perfect tonic for the terrified first-timer Independent on Sunday