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Title:
Pregnancy for dummies
Author:
Stone, Joanne, author.
Personal Author:
Edition:
4th edition.
Publication Information:
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2014]
Physical Description:
xviii, 450 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Summary:
Packed with new information, and the latest developments in medical technology, this is your go-to guide on everything you'll encounter during the first, second, and third trimesters--and beyond. Includes a week-by-week overview of pregnancy, advice for dealing with physical and emotional changes, what to expect from different types of pregnancies, how to discern false labor from the real thing, how to take care of yourself and your newborn after delivery, and more.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Getting started with pregnancy -- Pregnancy: Countdown -- The big event: labor, delivery, and recovery -- Dealing with special concerns -- The parts of ten. Ten things nobody tells you ; Ten healthy snacks for pregnant women ; Ten key things you can see on ultrasound.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9781118825723
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

The reassuring guide to a happy, healthy pregnancy

This new edition offers soon-to-be moms and dads detailed, friendly information on preparing and planning for pregnancy. You'll find guidance on the basics, as well as special considerations like age, multiple births, complications, illness, labor and delivery, postpartum care, and everything in between.

Now in a portable, handy trim size that makes it easy to keep with you on the go, Pregnancy For Dummies, 4th Edition is your go-to guide on everything you'll encounter during the first, second, and third trimesters--and beyond. Packed with new information and the latest developments in medical technology, it puts your mind at ease by offering straightforward answers to all the questions you may have about pregnancy, including health risks during pregnancy, fertility problems and solutions, "on demand" cesarean sections, weight gain during pregnancy, the correlation between mercury and autism, ways to stay emotionally and physically healthy during pregnancy, and much more.

Includes a complete guide to pregnancy, through all three trimesters and beyond, including a week-by-week account of what to expect during pregnancy Covers the latest information related to healthcare and pregnancy, including the latest on vaccinations, fertility problems, and prenatal diagnoses Offers advice on picking a doctor, planning prenatal visits, and designing a birthing plan Explains the stages of labor and how to care for yourself and your newborn after childbirth

If you're an expectant parent, Pregnancy For Dummies, 4th Edition covers everything mom and baby experience before, during, and after childbirth.


Author Notes

Joanne Stone, MD, and Keith Eddleman, MD, are Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and are Associate Professors at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.


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