Expecting Twins, Triplets, and More: A Doctor's Guide to a Healthy and Happy Multiple Pregnancy

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Macmillan, 2005 - Family & Relationships - 221 pages
Expecting two or more?

With humor, hope, and practical wisdom, Dr. Rachel Franklin helps you to better understand the unique circumstances of multiple pregnancy and birth. From the time you hear the news to the time you take home your bundles of joy, Expecting Twins, Triplets, and More will be an invaluable resource on what to expect, how to cope, and how to enjoy the journey.

This reassuring reference includes information on:

-Telling family, friends, and coworkers the news
-Choosing a doctor
-Exercising and eating well
-Coping strategies trimester by trimester
-Preparing for labor and delivery
-Understanding potential complications and their solutions
-Navigating the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit)
-Celebrating the births and bringing home the babies

Expecting Twins, Triplets, and More is like having a friend, who also happens to be a doctor, share her experience and expertise to help you best take care of yourself and your babies at this very special time.
 

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Contents

Part 2 Keeping It Together and Staying Healthy
31
Part 3 Receiving the Storks
111
Part 4 Rapid Reference Guides
165
Resources
197
Index
209
About the Author
222
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Rachel Franklin, M.D., mother of twins, is a board-certified family medicine specialist in private practice in Oklahoma City. Her practice includes obstetrics and gynecology services. Visit her Web site at

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