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Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide

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Overview

If you only buy one childbirth book, this is the one...


The most complete. It covers all aspects of childbearing from conception through early infancy. It includes information on what to expect during pregnancy and birth and how you can work with your caregivers to make childbirth a happy and healthy experience.


The easiest to use. It is well organized for easy reading and quick reference. There are more than 45 charts and 150 photographs and illustrations to clarify the information-more graphic aids than any other childbirth book.


The most up-to-date. It includes the latest information on clinical tests and procedures in pregnancy, childbirth, and early infancy. It also covers concerns regarding the emotional aspects of childbearing, the partner's role, comfort measures, high-risk pregnancies, medications, vaginal birth after cesarean, breastfeeding, and understanding infant behavior.

Now the most complete and up-to-date pregnancy and childbirth guide on the market, The Complete Guide to Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn has established itself as the leading prenatal training manual with nearly 350,000 copies sold since 1984. The revised and expanded edition includes the latest information on risky pregnancies, in vitro fertilization, new medications and anesthesia, and more.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780881660043
  • Publisher: Meadowbrook Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/1984
  • Pages: 288

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  • Posted May 5, 2010

    Good book

    This book was recommended by my doctor for it's accuracy, and updated information. This being my first child, it has been very helpful to have a book that is backed by my doctor. The information is very valuable, and I use it daily as a resource. I highly recommend this book.

    6 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 12, 2011

    Must Read!

    This book is a MUST read! This is my first child and I feel calm and prepared (well, knowledgeable at least) going into childbirth, and that's priceless. I also dog-eared some pages to keep as reference throught the process.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 27, 2009

    The only book you will need

    Can't put this book down...love this book! It doesn't make you feel dumb for being a 1st time mom-to be. Also like how the book gives you suggestion questions to ask yourself and those involved in your big adventure. Just enough medical information...some books you need a PhD to be able to read, this book is great for an everyday women. Would highly recommend it!

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 12, 2008

    A Complete Resource

    I am expecting my first child and as an attorney, I have a research-based approach to learning. I found this book to be extremely informative and easy to read. I have read certain sections over and over and I believe I learn something new each time. I would highly recommend this book.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 11, 2002

    Wow

    For all you expectant mom's out there this is a great pick! It is not only recomended by a lot of mothers it is also on the required reading lists of the doula certification boards.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 4, 2002

    Great Book

    This book really helped me during my pregnancy. Everything, that happened to me I knew ahead of time thanks to this book.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 11, 2010

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    A Mom's Choice Awards Recipient

    Pregnancy, Childbirth And The Newborn Complete Guide is a recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award. The Mom's Choice Awards® honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of the panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of PBS's Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, New York Times best-selling Author; LeAnn Thieman, motivational speaker and coauthor of seven Chicken Soup For The Soul books; and Tara Paterson, Certified Parent Coach and founder of the Mom's Choice Awards. Parents and educators look for the Mom's Choice Awards seal in selecting quality materials and products for children and families.

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 4, 2003

    Necessary Reading!

    The only book you'll need as a chilbirth educator, doula, L & D nurse, lactation educator, midwife, or pregnant woman. Its comprehensive guide to the title is the perfect tool to guide us through this very special time in our lives. Thank you, Penny, Anne, and Janet!!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 24, 2014

    Love it !!!!!:):):(

    I LOVE IT!!!!!:):):(:]•••••

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 28, 2013

    Great book!

    Great book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 1, 2013

    Triplets

    I FEEL SO FAT ON TOP OF ME BEING PREGNENT I AM BLOTED ALL THE TIME

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2013

    A very good resource! A must read!

    This book has so much helpful information on the labor and delivery process. I also like the numerous sections for birth partners. This is a must read!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 13, 2012

    Great Book

    Wonderful!

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