101 Amazing Things About Pregnancy [NOOK Book]

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Have you ever wondered whether a baby is able to hear, breathe or dream in the womb? Or why life before birth affects everything else that follows? Is it true that brains ‘go funny’ in pregnancy and that some ‘twins’ have different dads. Can you believe that 69 babies were born to the same woman and that, around the world, four babies are born every second? Be prepared to find the answers to these and dozens more eye-opening facts about pregnancy, childbirth, and the newborn. Drawing on medical, scientific, ...

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101 Amazing Things About Pregnancy

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Overview

Have you ever wondered whether a baby is able to hear, breathe or dream in the womb? Or why life before birth affects everything else that follows? Is it true that brains ‘go funny’ in pregnancy and that some ‘twins’ have different dads. Can you believe that 69 babies were born to the same woman and that, around the world, four babies are born every second? Be prepared to find the answers to these and dozens more eye-opening facts about pregnancy, childbirth, and the newborn. Drawing on medical, scientific, cultural, anthropological, psychological, philosophical, historical and sociological sources – as well as her long experience as a working midwife – the author has assembled a collection of facts that offer a totally new ‘look’ at at the beginnings of life and the power of a woman’s body to transform and create.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781907952340
  • Publisher: Carroll & Brown Ltd.
  • Publication date: 9/9/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Sales rank: 1,334,822
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

Afron Monro is a qualified midwife who has worked in a range of settings including an inner city hospital, cottage hospitals and in the community. Afron has also worked with expectant and new mothers and their babies both with yoga therapy and Touch for Health (a form of body therapy). She is a mum who has a strong commitment to the health of babies and their families, and the wider environment.
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Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Conception 10

The Pregnant Mom (and Dad) 24

Life in Utero 44

Labor and Birth 78

The Newborn 101

The Postpartum Mom 117

Index 125

Booklist & Acknowledgments 127

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