Pregnancy For Dummies

Pregnancy For Dummies

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"A thorough, accurate, and highly informative guide. " Los Angeles Times Praise for Pregnancy For Dummies(R) "The best, most comprehensive guide to pregnancy on the market. " Manuel Alvarez, M. D. , Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hackensack University Medical Center "Authoritative and up-to-date an encyclopedias worth of information, but in a truly accessible format. " Northern California Parent "Readers will find things in this book that are missing from most other pregnancy guides. " Los Angeles Times Get the advice you need to keep you and your baby healthy Includes special tips for dads-to-be Your guide to a safe and healthy pregnancy If you've never been pregnant before or even if you have you may be wondering about whats going on with your body or worrying about your babys health. Relax! This friendly, reassuring guide will answer your questions, help you with the big decisions, and give you state-of-the-art medical guidance on any problems or complications. Discover how to: Choose a medical practitioner Eat right and stay fit Understand your babys development Know when to call the doctor Get through labor and delivery Handle problems Get smart! www dummies.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 382 pages
  • 182.88 x 231.14 x 30.48mm | 703.06g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • 0764550748
  • 9780764550744

About Joanne Stone

Joanne Stone, M.D., and Keith Eddleman, M.D., practice and teach in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Mount Sinai, a leading New York City teaching hospital. Mary Murray is a veteran journalist.
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Table of contents

Introduction. PART I: The Game Plan. Chapter 1: From Here to Maternity. Chapter 2: I Think Im Pregnant. Chapter 3: Preparing for Life during Pregnancy. Chapter 4: Diet and Exercise for the Expectant Mother. PART II: Pregnancy: A Drama in Three Acts. Chapter 5: The First Trimester. Chapter 6: The Second Trimester. Chapter 7: The Third Trimester. PART III: The Big Event: Labor, Delivery, and Recovery. Chapter 8: Honey, I Think Im in Labor! Chapter 9: Special Delivery! Chapter 10: Hello, World! The Newborn. Chapter 11: Taking Care of Yourself after Delivery. Chapter 12: Feeding the Baby. PART IV: Special Concerns. Chapter 13: Pregnancies with Special Considerations. Chapter 14: When Things Get Complicated. Chapter 15: Pregnancy in Sickness and in Health. Chapter 16: When the Unexpected Happens. PART V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 17: Ten Things Nobody Tells You. Chapter 18: Ten Myths about Predicting Your Babys Sex. Chapter 19: Ten Old Wives Tales. Chapter 20: Ten Landmarks in Fetal Development. Chapter 21: Ten Key Things You Can See on Ultrasound. Appendix: The Pregnant Man: Having a Baby from a Dads Perspective. Index. Book Registration Information.
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