Book of Pregnancy, Birth and Parenthood

Book of Pregnancy, Birth and Parenthood

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Since first publication in 1992 this book has established itself as one of the most popular guides of its kind. Practical, sympathetic, and comprehensive, it provides mothers and fathers with all the information they need on pregnancy, birth, and the first year of the baby's life. The new edition incorporates all the latest developments in medical treatment, midwifery, and baby care. Specifically there is detailed new information on: diet, risks of salmonella infection, fetal heart monitoring, ultrasound, methods of detecting abnormality, risks of transmitting HIV, pain relief during labour, bottlefeeding formulas, guidelines for preventing cot-death, how to recognize meningitis, parents with disabilities, and a completely new section on immunization. Everything you need to know, from conception to the end of the baby's first year. This book is intended for pregnant women.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 495 pages
  • 140 x 210mm | 670g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • numerous black and white halftones and line illustrations, bibliography
  • 0192861875
  • 9780192861870