Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth

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Roselyn Payne Epps, Susan Cobb Stewart
Dell Pub., 1996 - Health & Fitness - 182 pages
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For the first time, women will be able to find complete, up-to-date information about health care issues in an accessible mass market series of reference books by the foremost authority on women's health--The American Medical Women's Association (AMWA). "The American Medical Women's Association Guide To Pregnancy And Childbirth" is one of ten books by the organization of women physicians and health care professionals who brought you "The Women's Complete Healthbook, " the first definitive health reference book "by" women "for" women. Other titles in this revolutionary series include:

"Nutrition And Wellness

Aging

Fertility And Reproductive Health

Cardiovascular Health

Emotional Health

Systems Of The Body

Sexuality

Ears, Nose Throat

Cancer And Pain Management"

This new series contains the same detailed, authoritative information and clear illustrations found in "The Women's Complete Healthbook," broken down into handy guides that focus on specific health care issues important to women. "Pregnancy And Childbirth" provides comprehensive information about:

--the reproductive system

--every stage of pregnancy

--labor and birth

--after the baby is born

With introductions in all ten books by Dr. Roselyn Payne Epps, the former president of AMWA and co-editor of in "The Women's Complete Healthbook." This new series is the first of its kind to address a wide variety of women's health issues in a clear, concise, definitive manner. It's the perfect trustworthy, up-to-date series of books for women looking for accurate information about their health.

"If you have only one women's health book in your home, "TheWomen's Complete Healthbook" may be your best bet."-- "The Detroit Free Press"

"Thorough, candid and well-priced, the first reference tome from the American Medical Women's Association covers everything from first aid to genetic testing."-- "U.S. News & World Report"

"This is one of several new books on women's health. It is an especially clear, easy-to-access reference guide with more than 200 illustrations and handy charts."-- "Philadelphia Inquirer"

"The text is easy to understand, and the illustrations are clear. The chapter on medication, which explains the effects of gender differences on drugs, is outstanding. ...this is an excellent reference book for consumer health collections."-- "Library Journal"

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