Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby (A March of Dimes Book): The Ultimate Pregnancy Guide

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Harper Collins, Jan 29, 2013 - Family & Relationships - 320 pages

Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby is the ultimate pregnancy guide. Authors Siobhan Dolan, M.D., and Alice Lesch Kelly offer clear, friendly, authoritative, and essential advice, based on the latest research and findings, empowering mothers-to-be and new moms with more information and positive steps than have even been available before to ensure both a healthy pregnancy and a healthy, happy newborn.

Supported and sponsored by the March of Dimes—one of America’s largest, most widely recognized non-profit organizations and the country’s #1 most trusted source of health information for parents, according to a 2011 Gallup Poll—Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby is a must-read for all mothers-to-be.

 

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Contents

Publishers Note
CHAPTER 1The Journey Begins
The Importance of Good Lifestyle Choices
Hungry for Answers
Pros and ConsofSeafood CHAPTER 4 Preventing
Turn Your Walk into a Workout
Personalize aPlanfor WeightGain
Walk Awayfrom Smoke Look OutforLead Clear the Airof Carbon Monoxide
Cervical Insufficiency
A Checklist for Labor Delivery and Beyond
When YourBaby IsOverdue
Formula Feeding Inside Your BabysDiapers CHAPTER 15Back on Track Recovering from Childbirth Recuperating from a CSection
In Depth
Pregnancy Words to Know
Acknowledgments
Copyright

Types ofTesting Carrier Screening Prenatal Testing Testing by Ultrasound The Emotional SideofTesting CHAPTER 10If the Unexpected Happens

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2013)

Siobhan Dolan, M.D., M.P.H., medical advisor to the March of Dimes, is an associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and an attending physician in the Division of Reproductive Genetics at Montefiore Medical Center, the University Hospital for Einstein, in New York City. Board certified in both OB-GYN and clinical genetics, Dr. Dolan is a graduate of Brown University and Harvard Medical School. She trained in OB-GYN at the New York Hospital–Cornell Medical Center and Yale–New Haven Hospital, did her genetics training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and holds a master's degree in public health from Columbia University. The mother of three teenagers, she lives with her family in Westchester County, New York.

Alice Lesch Kelly is a book collaborator and magazine writer specializing in women's health. She has coauthored seven consumer health books, and her feature articles have appeared in more than 50 magazines and newspapers, including Conceive, Good Housekeeping, and Fit Pregnancy, for which she is a contributing writer. She lives in the Boston area with her family.

Siobhan Dolan, M.D., M.P.H., medical advisor to the March of Dimes, is an associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and an attending physician in the Division of Reproductive Genetics at Montefiore Medical Center, the University Hospital for Einstein, in New York City. Board certified in both OB-GYN and clinical genetics, Dr. Dolan is a graduate of Brown University and Harvard Medical School. She trained in OB-GYN at the New York Hospital–Cornell Medical Center and Yale–New Haven Hospital, did her genetics training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and holds a master's degree in public health from Columbia University. The mother of three teenagers, she lives with her family in Westchester County, New York.

Alice Lesch Kelly is a book collaborator and magazine writer specializing in women's health. She has coauthored seven consumer health books, and her feature articles have appeared in more than 50 magazines and newspapers, including Conceive, Good Housekeeping, and Fit Pregnancy, for which she is a contributing writer. She lives in the Boston area with her family.

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