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Your Pregnancy Week-by-week By Dame Karlene Davis

Your Pregnancy Week-by-week
by Dame Karlene Davis

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Helps you follow your unborn baby's growth and development in detail, and wxplains how to prepare for labour, birth and baby's first few days. Gives expert advice on antenatal care, diet and exercise. Contains life-size artworks of the foetus, plus photographs of inside the womb. Suitable for any pregnant women, especially first-timers.
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Your Pregnancy Week-by-week Summary


Your Pregnancy Week-by-week by Dame Karlene Davis

Foreword and Introduction; PART 1: HEALTH AND WELLBEING 6; Becoming Pregnant: Preconceptual care - Trying to conceive - Trying for a girl or boy - Fertilization - Genes - How twins are formed - Causes of infertility - Assisted reproduction techniques; Diet and Exercise: Nutritional needs and what to avoid - Cravings - Special diets -.

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About Dame Karlene Davis


Expert contributors from the 'Practical Parenting' team of health experts including midwives and obstetricians.

Table of Contents


Foreword and Introduction; PART 1: HEALTH AND WELLBEING 6; Becoming Pregnant: Preconceptual care - Trying to conceive - Trying for a girl or boy - Fertilization - Genes - How twins are formed - Causes of infertility - Assisted reproduction techniques; Diet and Exercise: Nutritional needs and what to avoid - Cravings - Special diets - Exercise; Emotional Wellbeing: Rest and relaxation - Common fears - Stress-busting techniques - Massage - Complementary therapies and self-help treatments - Relationship with partner and feelings about fatherhood - Sex - Single parent - Friends and family; Health: Health advice and avoiding risks - Working pregnancy - Travel - Special conditions - Rhesus factor - Baby's life support system - Common complaints - Medical emergencies; Antenatal Care: - Pregnancy tests - Routine checks and hospital notes - Birth plans - Ultrasound scans - Special tests - Care of twins during pregnancy - Checking position of baby - Getting ready for birth; PART 2: YOUR PREGNANCY GUIDE WEEK BY WEEK 116; 1st Trimester; Baby's development week by week; Mother's wellbeing at weeks 1-8, 9-12; In the womb, including life-size illustrations at weeks 8 and 12; 2nd Trimester; Baby's development week by week; Mother's wellbeing at weeks 13-16, 17-20, 21-24, 25-28; In the womb, including life-size illustrations at weeks 16, 20, 24, 28; 3rd Trimester; Baby's development week by week; Mother's wellbeing at weeks 29-32, 33-36, 37-40; In the womb, including life-size illustrations at weeks 32, 36, 40; PART 3: BIRTH AND YOUR FIRST FEW DAYS TOGETHER 216; Labour and Birth: Overdue - Stages of labour and birth - Positions for labour and birth - How birth partners can help - Hospital birth - Water birth - Home birth - Sudden and fast birth - Prolonged labour - Back ache labour - Drugs to induce and speed labour - Pain relief including natural alternatives - Forceps and ventouse delivery - Episiotomy and tears - Caesarean - Breech - Twins - Premature baby; First Few Days: Baby's appearance - Feeding your baby - Leaving hospital - Your physical and emotional wellbeing - Pelvic floor exercises; Index 284.

Additional information

GOR001154892
Your Pregnancy Week-by-week by Dame Karlene Davis
Dame Karlene Davis
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Octopus Publishing Group
2005-09-15
288
0600610349
9780600610342
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.