Your Pregnancy Companion

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Vermilion, 2012 - Childbirth - 384 pages
"Your Pregnancy Companionis an informative and reassuring guide to pregnancy, birth and the first weeks with your baby. Full of the latest essential information and expert advice, it will help you to prepare yourself for motherhood and give your baby the best start in life. Zita also includes her own unique methods and advice which make her so successful with her clients pregnancies, such as relaxation techniques to prepare for birth, simple Mind-Body-Baby exercises to start bonding with your baby during pregnancy, and information on nutrition to help control morning sickness, sleep well and feel more energetic. Your Pregnancy Companionincludes- Stage-by-stage photographs of your developing baby What to eat to stay healthy and help your baby develop What to expect from antenatal care How to prepare yourself physically and mentally for the birth Information on genetics Sections for expectant dads and preparing for fatherhood Specific advice for mothers who have had IVF, have a higher risk pregnancy or who are expecting twins Q&A sections to answer common questions and concerns Essential advice to help you through the first weeks of parenthoo

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About the author (2012)

Zita West has more than 25 years of experience as a fertility and pregnancy consultant, midwife, nutritional advisor, acupuncturist, and author, and has helped thousands of women with pregnancy and birth, including such clients as Cate Blanchett, Stella McCartney, and Kate Winslet. She is the author of Fertility and Conception and Plan to Get Pregnant, and the founder a private fertility and pregnancy clinic in London. Kate Winslet is an Academy Award-winning actor, the founder of a non-profit organization to support people with autism, and a mother of two.

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