The Working Woman's Pregnancy Book (Google eBook)

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Yale University Press, Oct 1, 2008 - 584 pages
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This up-to-date guide addresses all the subjects you would expect to find in an authoritative book on pregnancy "plus" issues of special concern to the 60 to 80 percent of women who hold jobs during their pregnancies: . Is my workplace safe for my developing baby? . When should I tell my employer that I am expecting? . How can I handle the discomforts of pregnancy when I need to work? . What laws will protect me when I take medical leave? The answers to these questions and myriad others can be found in the pages of this practical and reassuring book.Dr. Marjorie Greenfield draws from her experiences as an obstetrician and working mom, and from more than a hundred interviews with mothers ranging from factory workers to high-powered attorneys, to create a unique resource for working women. Dr. Greenfield includeschecklists for multitasking working moms-to-be, helpful illustrations, stories and advice from experienced mothers, and information on everything from planning a pregnancy to balancing life after the baby is born. "The Working Woman s Pregnancy Book" is an invaluable expert resource that will inform, reassure, and empower any working woman throughout the miraculous journey of her pregnancy."
  

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Review: The Working Woman's Pregnancy Book

User Review  - Cameronse - Goodreads

I really liked this book. I really liked the ase studies & if I had to choose only one pregnancy guide, this would be it. Much better practical advice that what to expect! Read full review

Review: The Working Woman's Pregnancy Book

User Review  - Margaretann - Goodreads

This book pretty much the generic guide to pregnancy that you can find with a few tidbits thrown in that might relate to a working woman. However, I found those tidbits to be ridiculously unhelpful ... Read full review

Contents

Part 2 Mergers and Acquisitions Getting Pregnant
2
Part 3 Adapting to Change Through Week 13
13
Part 4 Going Public Weeks 1426
141
Part 5 DoubleDigit Growth Week 27 until Birth
215
Part 6 Exit Strategy The Day of Birth
309
Part 7 A Sea Change Parenthood
383
Appendix A PrePregnancy Resources
Appendix B Additional Information for Pregnant Moms
Recommended Reading
Acknowledgments
Index
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Dr. Marjorie Greenfield is director of obstetrics and gynecology at The Dr. Spock Company. A practicing OB/GYN for more than 15 years, Dr. Greenfield has been named in numerous local and national "Top Doctors" guides. Dr. Greenfield lives with her husband and son in Cleveland, Ohio, where she is associate professor of Reproductive Biology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals of Cleveland.

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