Pregnancy Over 35

Pregnancy Over 35

by Kathryn Schroetenboer-Cox OB, GYN, Joan S. Weiss
     
 

Today, more and more women are postponing motherhood until after they've established their careers and identities. Though pregnancy over 35 was frowned upon in the past — by both society and the medical profession — in 1986 alone. more than 260,000 women over 35 gave birth. Recent findings now indicate that a healthy woman past the age of 35 can have her… See more details below

Overview

Today, more and more women are postponing motherhood until after they've established their careers and identities. Though pregnancy over 35 was frowned upon in the past — by both society and the medical profession — in 1986 alone. more than 260,000 women over 35 gave birth. Recent findings now indicate that a healthy woman past the age of 35 can have her first child safely and successfully.

Dr. Kathryn Schrotenboer-Cox is an obstetrician/ gynecologist who specializes in pregnant women over 35.

She and award-winning medical writer Joan Solomon Weiss provide well-researched, complete, and up-to-date medical information and practical advice on:
— the latest news on infertility and the tests available for it
— amniocentesis and CVS, the controversial new first-trimester test
— your special nutritional needs
— choosing your birth setting
— selecting a care giver
— exercises
— sex
— risks and complications
— physical changes
— involving your baby's father
— preparation, labor, and delivery
— Cesarean births
— coping with motherhood and your career
— and much more.

From the time you decide to become pregnant until after you bring your baby home, Pregnancy Over 35 addresses your special needs, concerns, and feelings.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780345363329
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/13/1989
Edition description:
REISSUE
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 6.89(h) x 0.75(d)

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