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In this definitive month-by-month guide, baby experts Bill and Martha Sears team up with one of America's leading obstetricians to bring you the most comprehensive book on pregnancy of all time. You will learn what is occurring in the womb step-by-step, so that you can better appreciate why your body behaves the way it does and why you feel the way you do. For each stage of pregnancy, the Sears' and Dr. Holt take you through questions you may have, key decisions you will face, and other important issues to keep in mind. Complete with a special section on labor and delivery as well as a chapter for postpartum mothers, The Pregnancy Book is a must-have reference for every prospective parent.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 704 Vendor: Hachette Book Group, Usa Publication Date: 1997
Dimensions: 9.25 X 7.50 X 1.5 (inches) ISBN: 0316779148 ISBN-13: 9780316779142 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
America's foremost baby and childcare experts tell you what to expect, month by month, from conception through birth In this uniquely authoritative and comprehensive guide, Dr. Bill and Martha Sears, the pediatrics specialists whose books on birth, babies, and parenting have become widely praised bestsellers, team up with one of America's leading obstetricians. The result: the definitive book on pregnancy for expectant parents today. The Pregnancy Book explains what is occurring in the womb step by step, so that you can better appreciate why your body behaves the way it does and why you feel the way you do. The topics covered include: * how your baby is growing, as well as how you may be changing, both physically and emotionally * concerns and questions you may have about tests and technology, genetic counseling, childbirth options, and bonding with your preborn baby * essential information on eating right for two * how to protect the womb environment and recognize potential household hazards * advice on working while pregnant-from informing your boss to dressing for the job * exercising and keeping fit during your pregnancy * selecting a childbirth class * helpful tips on everything from traveling while pregnant to overcoming morning sickness * and much more With a detailed special section on labor and delivery, a glossary of obstetrical terms, and a chapter covering "the tenth month"-postpartum-The Pregnancy Book is an unrivaled source of information, counsel, and comfort for every prospective parent.