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The Day-by-Day Pregnancy Book By Dr. Maggie Blott

The Day-by-Day Pregnancy Book
by Dr. Maggie Blott

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The Day-by-Day Pregnancy Book: Count Down Your Pregnancy Day by Day with Advice From a Team of Experts by Dr. Maggie Blott

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.

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The Day-by-Day Pregnancy Book gives you an in-depth daily account of what you can expect throughout your pregnancy. * Mother & Baby *

About Dr. Maggie Blott


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

Table of Contents


  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: A healthy pregnancy
    • 1: Your pregnancy diet
    • 2: Exercising safely
    • 3: Sex and relationships
    • 4: Illnesses and medications
    • 5: Lifestyle hazards
    • 6: Skin, hair, and teeth
    • 7: Travelling in pregnancy
  • 3: Pregnancy day by day
    • 1: Welcome to your first trimester
    • 1: Your 1st week
    • 2: Your 2nd week
    • 3: Conception
    • 4: Your 3rd week
    • 5: Genes and inheritance
    • 6: Your 4th week
    • 7: Your 5th week
    • 8: Your 6th week
    • 9: A changing world
    • 10: Your 7th week
    • 11: Strengthening and toning exercises
    • 12: Miscarriage
    • 13: Your 8th week
    • 14: Antenatal care options
    • 15: Your 9th week
    • 16: Your baby's life support system
    • 17: Your 10th week
    • 18: Your booking-in visit
    • 19: Your 11th week
    • 20: Your 12th week
    • 21: Ultrasound dating scan
    • 22: Tests for chromosomal abnormalities
    • 2: Welcome to your second trimester
    • 1: Your 13th week
    • 2: Diagnostic tests
    • 3: Your 14th week
    • 4: Your 15th week
    • 5: Your 16th week
    • 6: Your 17th week
    • 7: Your 18th week
    • 8: A safe workout
    • 9: Your 19th week
    • 10: Your 20th week
    • 11: Your 20-week scan
    • 12: Your 21st week
    • 13: Your 22nd week
    • 14: Your 23rd week
    • 15: Your 24th week
    • 16: Abdominal exercises
    • 17: Your 25th week
    • 3: Welcome to your third trimester
    • 1: Your 26th week
    • 2: Your 27th week
    • 3: Your 28th week
    • 4: Assessing fetal growth and wellbeing
    • 5: Your 29th week
    • 6: Your 30th week
    • 7: Planning for your birth
    • 8: Your 31st week
    • 9: Twins
    • 10: Your 32nd week
    • 11: Your 33rd week
    • 12: Your 34th week
    • 13: Your 35th week
    • 14: Your rights and benefits
    • 15: Your 36th week
    • 16: Your 37th week
    • 17: Your 38th week
    • 18: Your 39th week
    • 19: Your 40th week
    • 20: Overdue baby
  • 4: Labour and birth
    • 1: Pain relief options
    • 2: Coping with pain
    • 3: Natural pain relief
    • 4: Drugs for pain relief
    • 5: 1st stage of labour
    • 6: Approaching labour
    • 7: How labour progresses
    • 8: Monitoring during labour
    • 9: Positions for 1st stage of labour
    • 10: 2nd and 3rd stages
    • 11: Delivering your baby
    • 12: After your baby is born
    • 13: Special cases
    • 14: Premature birth
    • 15: Induction of labour
    • 16: Breech baby
    • 17: Multiple births
    • 18: Assisted birth
    • 19: Caesarean section
  • 5: Life with your new baby
    • 1: The first 12 hours
    • 2: Day 1 Going home
    • 3: Day 2 Settling in
    • 4: Day 3 Everyday care
    • 5: Day 4 First outing
    • 6: Feeding your baby
    • 7: Day 5 Baby blues
    • 8: Day 6 Finding your way
    • 9: Special care babies
    • 10: Day 7 Tuning in
    • 11: Day 8 Healthy living
    • 12: Day 9 Focus on you
    • 13: Day 10 Baby time
    • 14: Day 11 Taking stock
    • 15: Day 12 Looking back
    • 16: Day 13 Feeling close
    • 17: Day 14 New beginnings
    • 18: Your six-week check
  • 6: Concerns and complications
    • 1: Common concerns in pregnancy
    • 2: General symptoms
    • 3: Skin changes
    • 4: Breast problems
    • 5: Digestive problems
    • 6: Heart and circulation problems
    • 7: Aches and pains
    • 8: Urinary and vaginal problems
    • 9: Complications of pregnancy and labour
    • 10: Pregnancy complications
    • 11: Labour complications
    • 12: Concerns after the birth
    • 13: Maternal problems
    • 14: Congenital problems in babies
    • 15: Problems in babies after birth
  • 7: Glossary
  • 8: Resources
  • 9: Index
  • 10: Acknowledgments

Additional information

GOR009256983
The Day-by-Day Pregnancy Book: Count Down Your Pregnancy Day by Day with Advice From a Team of Experts by Dr. Maggie Blott
Dr. Maggie Blott
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
2018-02-01
496
0241312817
9780241312810
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