Count down your pregnancy day by day with advice from a team of experts and amazing images for every stage of your baby's development.
Fully updated to reflect changes in medical practice, including advice on non-invasive prenatal testing and ways to adapt special diets during pregnancy, The Day-by-day Pregnancy Book provides a comprehensive look at every week of pregnancy. From early foetal development to how your hormones prepare you for birth, Q&As with experts and mums will help put your mind at ease. The Day-by-day Pregnancy Book also breaks down the 12 hours post delivery with an hour-by-hour account and the day-by-day format continues for the first two weeks of life with a newborn baby.
The Day-by-day Pregnancy Book will be your pregnancy bible - every day.
Editor-in-Chief: Dr Maggie Blott has been an obstetrician and gynaecologist for over 30 years, and has provided care to thousands of women during pregnancy and childbirth. After 25 years in the NHS, Dr Blott moved to the Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi in 2011 where she trains the next generation of obstetricians and gynaecologists, as well as providing clinical care.
Other contributors: Dr Carol Cooper MA, MS, BChir, MRCP; Ms Friedericke Eben FRCOG; Dr Katrina Erskine MD, MRCP, MRCOG; Dr Laura Goetzl MD, MPH; Dr Belinda Green PhD; Dr Deirdre Guerin MB BCh, BAO, LRCP, and SI, FFA, or CSI; Amanda Hutcherson DipHeMid, RM, PGCert Ed, MA; Dr Philippa Kaye MB BS Hons, MA Hons, DCH, MRCPG, DRCOG, DFSRH; Dr Su Laurent, MRCP, FRCPCH; Mr Andrew Loughney PhD, MRCOG; Dr Paul Moran MD, MRCOG; Melinda Nicci BA, HDipEd; Catharine Parker-Littler SRN, RSCN, SCM, DPSM, BscMid; Dr Hope Ricciotti MD; Dr Vincent M. Reid PhD; Dr Mary Steen RGN, RM, BHSc PGCRM, PGDipHE, MCGI, PhD; Karen Sullivan ASET, VTCT, BSc; Sally Watkin