The Simple Guide to Having a Baby: A Step-by-Step Illustrated Guide to Pregnancy & Childbirth

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A keep-it-simple, just-the-facts guide to pregnancy and childbirth for expectant parents who don’t want to be overwhelmed by too much information.

This accessible, easy-to-read guide to pregnancy and childbirth is a simplified version of the best-selling “Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn” by the same authors, Janet Whalley, Penny Simkin and Ann Keppler. It is written for expectant parents who want basic, down-to-earth information on how to grow a baby, how to give birth to ...

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Overview

A keep-it-simple, just-the-facts guide to pregnancy and childbirth for expectant parents who don’t want to be overwhelmed by too much information.

This accessible, easy-to-read guide to pregnancy and childbirth is a simplified version of the best-selling “Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn” by the same authors, Janet Whalley, Penny Simkin and Ann Keppler. It is written for expectant parents who want basic, down-to-earth information on how to grow a baby, how to give birth to a baby and how to nourish and nurture a baby. The book includes all the important “do’s” and “don’ts” regarding pregnancy, childbirth and baby care presented in a straightforward and unintimidating way with easy-to-understand language and concepts. The book’s strength is in its readability for parents of all demographic and socio-economic backgrounds.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781451629910
  • Publisher: Meadowbrook
  • Publication date: 1/17/2012
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 597,221
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Janet Whalley, a registered nurse, has been a childbirth educator since 1975. She is the former executive director of the Childbirth Education Association of Seattle. She provides breastfeeding counseling for new mothers and teaches classes on newborn care.

Penny Simkin, a physical therapist, has been a childbirth educator and doula since 1968. She trains childbirth educators, doulas, and doula-trainers and frequently conducts workshops for doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals.

Ann Keppler, a registered nurse, parish nurse, and lactation specialist, has taught childbirth classes and new-parent classes since 1975.

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