Your Pregnancy: Questions & Answers

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With answers to more than 1,200 frequently asked questions, Your Pregnancy Questions and Answers is the ideal pregnancy and childbirth companion. Questions and answers are arranged by subject and grouped logically within each chapter so that everything mothers want and need to know before, during, and after pregnancy is easily accessible. This beautifully illustrated guide includes information on everything from pregnancy preparation to changes in the developing baby, from sex ...

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Overview

With answers to more than 1,200 frequently asked questions, Your Pregnancy Questions and Answers is the ideal pregnancy and childbirth companion. Questions and answers are arranged by subject and grouped logically within each chapter so that everything mothers want and need to know before, during, and after pregnancy is easily accessible. This beautifully illustrated guide includes information on everything from pregnancy preparation to changes in the developing baby, from sex during pregnancy to labor and delivery.

Discusses medications & trmts/nutrition, exercise & weight mgmt/fatigue & work/sexually transmitted diseases/nursing.

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This volume collects and answers the most common questions about pregnancy. Covering issues arising before, during, and after pregnancy, the book provides basic information on pregnancy tests, common medications, physiological changes, warning signs and complications, labor and delivery, and breast feeding. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738210032
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publication date: 6/28/2004
  • Edition description: Third Revised & Updated Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 410
  • Product dimensions: 7.04 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 1.07 (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 iii
Part 1 Before Pregnancy
1. Preparing for Pregnancy 3
Part 2 Your Pregnancy
2. Your Health and Medical Concerns 23
3. Tests on You and Your Growing Baby 63
4. Medications and Treatments for You 93
5. Nutrition, Exercise and Weight Management 103
6. Fatigue, Work and Pregnancy 134
7. Expecting Two or More Babies 146
8. Changes in Your Developing Baby 156
9. Changes in You 173
10. Your Partner and Your Pregnancy 200
11. Lifestyle Changes 211
12. Special Concerns of the Single Mother-to-Be 229
13. Other Pregnancy Concerns 236
14. Problems and Warning Signs 258
Part 3 Childbirth
15. Labor and Delivery 283
Part 4 After Your Baby Is Born
16. After Your Baby's Birth 327
17. Your New Baby 340
18. Feeding Your Baby 355
Resources 375
Glossary 383
Index 397
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