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The Everything Guide to Pregnancy over 35: From conquering your fears to assessing health risks--all you need to have a happy, healthy nine months
     

The Everything Guide to Pregnancy over 35: From conquering your fears to assessing health risks--all you need to have a happy, healthy nine months

by Brette Sember
 

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With more and more women waiting to start a family, it's encouraging to know that you can have a healthy pregnancy over 35-and into your 40s-if you make well-informed choices about your prenatal care. Whether you're considering parenting for the first time or starting over, The Everything Guide to Pregnancy over 35 covers the physical, emotional, and social

Overview

With more and more women waiting to start a family, it's encouraging to know that you can have a healthy pregnancy over 35-and into your 40s-if you make well-informed choices about your prenatal care. Whether you're considering parenting for the first time or starting over, The Everything Guide to Pregnancy over 35 covers the physical, emotional, and social implications of a 35+ pregnancy to help ensure the healthiest and happiest nine months-and beyond.

Packed with expert advice, plus helpful tips from moms just like you, this reassuring guide shows you how to:

  • Improve your chances of getting pregnant after 35-including fertility treatment options
  • Select the best care options-whether with a doctor or midwife
  • Incorporate vitamins, proper nutrition, and exercise into your lifestyle
  • Weigh the benefits and risks of prenatal testing
  • Understand the changes happening to your body
  • Prepare for labor, delivery, and recovery
  • Assess financial and career considerations
  • And, most importantly, welcome a new baby into your life!
With its supportive, straightforward approach, The Everything Guide to Pregnancy over 35 is the one book you need to dispel the rumors, understand the risks, and enjoy the rewards of this exciting time!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605502373
Publisher:
Adams Media
Publication date:
09/01/2007
Series:
Everything
Sold by:
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
775,196
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Brette McWhorter Sember (BretteSember.com) is a mother of two, pregnancy expert, and author of Your Plus-Size Pregnancy and Your Practical Pregnancy Planner. Sember is a contributing writer to more than 150 parenting publications and a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors and the Association for Health Care Journalists. She lives in Clarence, NY.

Technical Reviewers:

Bruce D. Rodgers, M.D., FACOG, is a Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist and an Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics-Gynecology & Pediatrics and the Director, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine/Director, Fetal Cardiovascular Medicine at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. He lives in Buffalo, NY.

Diane E. Rodgers, R.N.C. is an Instructor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and a certified nurse practitioner in women's health care. She lives in Buffalo, NY.

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