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This is a comprehensive guide to every aspect of having a baby, from conception through pregnancy and birth. An indispensible bible for all new parents.

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This is a comprehensive guide to every aspect of having a baby, from conception through pregnancy and birth. An indispensible bible for all new parents.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780754808411
  • Publisher: Anness Publishing, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 10/1/1901
  • Series: Practical Handbooks Series
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.78 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 6
Part 1 Pregnancy 8
Preparing For Pregnancy 10
The first Trimester
Weeks 1-4 Conception 12
Week 5 Confirming Pregnancy 14
Week 6 Prenatal Choices 16
Week 7 Possible Problems 18
Week 8 Prenatal Tests 20
Week 9 Special Tests 22
Week 10 Hormones/Hormonal Changes 24
Week 11 Common Discomforts 26
Week 12 Healthy Eating 28
Week 13 The Health Professionals 30
The Second Trimester
Week 14 Sex During Pregnancy 32
Week 15 Health and Safety 34
Week 16 Scans/Twins 36
Week 17 Your Pregnancy Wardrobe 38
Week 18 Looking Your Best 40
Week 19 Exercise 42
Week 20 Skin Care/Cravings 44
Week 21 Minor Complaints 46
Week 22 Relaxation and Massage 48
Week 23 Preparing the Baby's Room 50
Week 24 Baby Clothes and Equipment 52
Week 25 Feeding Choices 54
Week 26 Childbirth Classes 56
The Third Trimester
Week 27 Choices in Childbirth 58
Week 28 The Birthplan 60
Week 29 Special Care 62
Week 30 Travel/Backache 64
Week 31 Dealing with Discomfort 66
Week 32 Positions for Labor 68
Week 33 Emotions in Late Pregnancy 70
Week 34 Older First-time Mothers 72
Week 35 Final Preparations 74
Week 36 Discomfort in Late Pregnancy 76
Week 37 As Birth Approaches 78
Week 38 Induction/Pain Relief in Labor 80
Week 39 Complications During Birth 82
Week 40 Labor and Birth 84
Part 2 Babycare 88
Post-partum Care 90
Caring for your Newborn 96
Breast-feeding 102
Bottle-feeding 106
Introducing Solids 110
Diapers 116
Dressing Your Baby 122
Bathing 128
Sleeping 132
Crying 134
Colic 136
Teeth 137
Immunization 140
Childhood Illnesses 142
Childhood Diseases 145
Learning With Toys 148
Baby Massage 152
Traveling With a Baby 154
Keeping Your Child Safe 156
First Aid 160
Part 3 The First Year 166
Newborn 168
One Month 172
Two Months 176
Three Months 180
Four Months 184
Five Months 188
Six Months 192
Seven Months 196
Eight Months 200
Nine Months 204
Ten Months 208
Eleven Months 212
Twelve Months 216
Understanding Your Child's Development
Sight and Vision 222
Hearing 226
Smell, Taste, Touch 228
Talking 232
Social Behavior 236
Mobility 240
Play 244
Useful Addresses 250
Glossary of Pregnancy Terms 252
Index 254
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