Twins!: Expert Advice from Two Practicing Physicians on Pregnancy, Birth, and the First Year of Life with Twins

Twins!: Expert Advice from Two Practicing Physicians on Pregnancy, Birth, and the First Year of Life with Twins

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062734600
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/28/1997
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 7.42(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.86(d)

About the Author

Dr. Connie L. Agnew is a perinatologist in private practice in Los Angeles. She's a leading specialist in the care of high-risk mothers and infants.

Dr. Alan Klein is a pediatrician in private practice in Los Angeles, specializing in high-risk infant care.

Jill Alison Ganon is a writer and editor residing in Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ix
INTRODUCTION 1(6)
SECTION ONE: PREGNANCY AND BIRTH 7(154)
1 What Are Twins?
7(6)
2 Prenatal Care
13(16)
3 Diagnosis: It's Twins!
29(13)
4 4 to 8 Weeks
42(20)
5 8 to 12 Weeks
62(13)
6 12 to 16 Weeks
75(10)
7 16 to 20 Weeks
85(13)
8 20 to 24 Weeks
98(13)
9 24 to 28 Weeks
111(12)
10 28 to 32 Weeks
123(8)
11 32 to 36 Weeks
131(6)
12 Labor and Delivery to Postpartum
137(24)
SECTION TWO: THE FIRST YEAR OF LIFE 161(110)
13 Ready...Set...Twins!
161(16)
14 Preparing for Delivery and Birth
177(19)
15 Going Home
196(13)
16 Settling in at Home
209(13)
17 Your Twins from Birth to Two Months
222(15)
18 Your Twins from Three to Four Months
237(13)
19 Your Twins from Five to Six Months
250(11)
20 Your Twins from Seven Months to One Year
261(10)
APPENDIX A Immunization Schedules 271(2)
APPENDIX B Growth Charts 273(6)
APPENDIX C Midtrimester Risk for Chromosome Abnormalities 279(2)
APPENDIX D Resource Guide 281(12)
INDEX 293

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