The Contented Pregnancy

The Contented Pregnancy

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Discovering that you are about to become a mum is one of life's most joyful moments. This indispensable guide from Gina Ford and consultant obstetrician Dr Charlotte Chaliha provides mums-to-be with the practical, reassuring and down-to-earth advice they need for a calm and contented pregnancy. Includes:

- a month by month guide to the growth of your baby and your changing body
- up-to-date guidance on nutrition, exercise and health
- advice on preparing your home and lifestyle for a new arrival
- how to prepare yourself for labour and birth
- what to expect in the first few weeks with your baby

The Contented Pregnancy is the essential guide to enjoying a relaxed pregnancy and giving your baby the very best start in life.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 134 x 214 x 26mm | 379.99g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0091947766
  • 9780091947767
  • 272,051

Table of contents

1: Introduction
Part 1: The Pregnancy Basics

1: Fertility and Conception
2: Discovering You're Pregnant
3: Nutrition During Pregnancy
4: Caring for Yourself During Pregnancy
5: Exercise During Pregnancy
6: Your Antenatal Care

Part 2: The Stages of Pregnancy

7: The First Trimester
8: The Second Trimester
9: The Third Trimester
10: Complications and Problems in Pregnancy

Part 3: Preparing for Life with Your Baby

11: Preparing Your Home
12: Your Changing Relationships
13: Life and Work After Your Baby

Part 4: Birth and Beyond

14: Labour and Birth
15: The First Few Weeks with Your Baby

16: Conclusion
17: Resources
18: Acknowledgements
19: Index
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"For me she was an absolute godsend"
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"For an astonishing number of mothers, she has proved a saviour" * Daily Telegraph * "Gina Ford is the Delia Smith of parenting" * You magazine * "For me she was an absolute godsend" * Kate Winslet *
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About Charlotte Chaliha

Gina Ford is Britain's bestselling childcare author. Her first publication, The Contented Little Baby Book, has sold over a million copies and keeps going! Her advice and methods have been a godsend to tired, stressed parents throughout the world. She runs a hugely popular website:, and has published over twenty parenting books.

Dr Charlotte Chaliha is a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at The Royal London and St Bartholomew's Hospitals in London. She also provides private maternity and gynaecology services through the NHS and privately.
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