The Everything Pregnancy Book: All You Need to Get You Through the Most Important Nine Months of Your Life

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Everything Books, Jun 14, 2007 - Health & Fitness - 352 pages
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Recognized for its reassuring advice, authoritative information, and easy-to-understand style, The Everything Pregnancy Book, 3rd Edition is the must-have reference guide for a happy, healthy, and well-informed pregnancy. Updated, redesigned, and packed with even more information, this month-by-month resource walks moms (and dads!) to-be through the different phases of pregnancy and offers trusted information on how to:

  • Understand and manage your physical and emotional changes
  • Make the most of your monthly medical visits
  • Stay active and select the right diet for you and baby
  • Reduce the risk of complications
  • Understand prenatal tests and diagnostic screening
  • Choose the best labor and delivery options for you
Covering every important topic from conception to delivery and beyond, The Everything Pregnancy Book, 3rd Edition promises to answer all of your questions, and more!


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This was pretty good, not as much factual information as I was looking for. Its pretty much a mom and one doctor. Read full review


So Youre Pregnant 2 A Different Kind of Family Tree 2 Finding
Baby This Month 16 Your Body This Month 18 At the Doctor
On Your Mind 25 Morning Sickness 27 Just for Dads
4Month Two
5Diagnostic Tests and Screening
Month Three 83 SHHHHHHHHHHHHHB Baby This Month 84 Your Body This Month 84 At the Doctor 87
Eating Right 95 Prenatal Nutrition Basics 96 Vitamins and Supplements 97 Weight
Baby This Month 108 Your Body This Month 109 At the Doctor
Splitting Eggs and Sharing Sacs 172 Who Has Multiples? 173 Your
Baby This Month 188 Your Body This Month 189 At the Doctor
On Your Mind 192 Childbirth Classes 192 Just for Dads
Why Have a Birth Plan? 200 Atmosphere 201 Family Friends
Month Nine
Baby and Your Body in Labor 236 Get Set Pain Relief Options
After the Birth 251 On Your Mind 255 The Best Laid Plans
Breastfeeding Basics

Working During Pregnancy 119 Your Rights 120 Occupational Hazards 122 Breaking the News
Month Five 135 Baby This Month 136 Your Body This Month 137 At the Doctor
Second or Subsequent Pregnancies
Two Three Four or More
On Your Mind 270 Lactation Problems 272 Just for Dads
Sleeping Like a Baby 286 Postpartum Depression 287 Adjusting to Your
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About the author (2007)

Paula Ford-Martin is an award-winning health writer and diabetes patient advocate. Her seven-year tenure as a senior story editor and executive producer on CNBC's dLifeTV--the first and longest-running primetime diabetes television show--garnered her twenty-six Telly Awards and an Emmy nomination. She is also the author of several health books, including "The Everything Health Guide to Diabetes" and "The Everything Pregnancy Book, 3rd Edition". Ms. Ford-Martin has a master's degree in writing from DePaul University and is a member of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA). She lives in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, with her husband and four children.

Jason Baker, MD, is currently an attending endocrinologist and assistant professor of medicine at Cornell Medical College. He completed an internal medicine residency at New York University and a fellowship in diabetes, endocrinology, and metabolism at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Baker is involved in numerous global diabetes projects in Uganda, India, Qatar, and Haiti. He also serves as a contributing author to "The Medical Letter" and a contributing editor to, a website devoted to living with diabetes.

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