Your Pregnancy after 35

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When a woman becomes pregnant in her late thirties or forties, she naturally has different needs and interests than younger mothers-to-be. Up-to-date and easy to read, Your Pregnancy After 35 provides reassuring medical information as well as sensible advice about how to fit pregnancy into a busy lifestyle. With Your Pregnancy After 35, expectant mothers can feel confident about their pregnancies and learn to be better partners with their healthcare professionals. From how exactly age affects pregnancy to when ...
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Overview


When a woman becomes pregnant in her late thirties or forties, she naturally has different needs and interests than younger mothers-to-be. Up-to-date and easy to read, Your Pregnancy After 35 provides reassuring medical information as well as sensible advice about how to fit pregnancy into a busy lifestyle. With Your Pregnancy After 35, expectant mothers can feel confident about their pregnancies and learn to be better partners with their healthcare professionals. From how exactly age affects pregnancy to when to consider genetic counseling to how to find the best care when returning to work, this essential guide offers mothers -and their partners-the wise and supportive answers they need.

"...explains issues such as maternity leave, laws to protect pregnant women, how pregnancy affects your partner, being a single mother, and child-care considerations."

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“Detailed and the only book the older pregnant mom needs…A wonderful, comprehensive guide that covers any concern a pregnant woman over 35 could have. A definite must-read!”

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738210049
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publication date: 9/6/2004
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 1,420,062
  • Product dimensions: 6.08 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 1.05 (d)

Meet the Author


Glade B. Curtis, M.D., M.P.H., is board-certified by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and the father of five. He lives in Utah. Judith Schuler, M.S., has worked and cowritten books with Dr. Curtis for more than twenty years. Ms. Schuler divides her time between homes in Wyoming and Arizona.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments v
1. Welcome to Your Pregnancy 1
2. First-Time or Repeat Pregnancy? 7
3. Your Career and Your Pregnancy 17
4. Pregnancy Encounters of the Usual Kind 33
5. Your Health and Medical History 43
6. How Your Body Changes during Pregnancy 71
7. How Your Baby Grows and Develops 85
8. Tests for You and Your Baby 99
9. More than One Baby! 123
10. How Age Affects Your Pregnancy 131
11. Coping with Common Pregnancy Discomforts 149
12. Nutrition and Weight Management 167
13. Exercise during and after Pregnancy 199
14. Current Medical Therapy and Medications 217
15. Pregnancy Affects Your Partner, Too 229
16. Will You Be a Single Mother? 241
17. Pregnancy Problems and Warning Signs 249
18. Labor and Delivery 275
19. After Baby's Birth 311
20. Back to Work? 337
21. Looking Ahead 349
Resources 351
Glossary 363
Index 377
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    good reference guide

    for those of us waiting until our 30's to get married and then start a family, this is a great reference book. bought the week by week as well by same author's and quite enjoyed them both. easy to read and very informative.

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