When You're Expecting Twins, Triplets, or Quads: Proven Guidelines for a Healthy Multiple Pregnancy

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 512 pages
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The classic pregnancy guide from Dr. Barbara Luke and Tamara Eberlein, newly revised and expanded, When You’re Expecting Twins, Triplets, or Quads is the revolutionary, nutritionally based prenatal program for the growing number of women pregnant with multiples. These proven guidelines for a healthy multiple pregnancy include updated diet and exercise recommendations for the postpartum mother and twenty-five new recipes.

 

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One thing new expectant mothers of multiples do not know is that a multiples pregnancy can be dramatically different than a singleton pregnancy. This book is fantastic as it provides every future ... Read full review

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When I was pregnant with twins 14 (yikes) years ago, this book wasn't around. Still, I craved food. Meat! Lots of it. So several times a week on my way home from work, I'd stop by In-N-Out Burger (a ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter
6
Chapter
15
The Best Medical Care for Expectant Mothers of Multiples
29
Chapter 3
53
Putting Your Food Plan into Action
81
Chapter 5
118
The Emotional Ups and Downs
177
Chapter 8
195
Chapter 11
262
Survival Tips for Those Crazy
271
Chapter 12
292
Best Recipes for MomstoBe of Multiples
307
Resources for Parents of Multiples
367
Glossary
373
Bibliography
383
Index
407

Chapter 9
216
Feeding the Masses Including
249

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Page 353 - Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in the pan on a rack.
Page 388 - Luke, B., The changing pattern of multiple births in the United States: maternal and infant characteristics, 1973 and 1990, Obstet.
Page 324 - Stir the stock, wine, and the juices from the roast meat into the onions and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for 5 minutes.
Page 387 - Multicenter randomized clinical trial of home uterine activity monitoring for detection of preterm labor.
Page 387 - Knuppel RA, Lake MF, Watson DL, et al. Preventing preterm birth in twin gestation. Home uterine activity monitoring and perinatal nursing support.
Page 336 - Bake the quiche for 40 to 45 minutes, until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Makes 6 servings.
Page 399 - Luke B, Keith L. The contribution of singletons, twins and triplets to low birthweight, infant mortality and handicaps in the United States./ Reprod Med 1992;36:661-6 8.

About the author (2009)

Barbara Luke, Sc.D., M.P.H., R.N., R.D., is a professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology at Michigan State University. She has published numerous research studies on multiple pregnancy through the University Consortium on Multiple Births, with colleagues from universities around the country. She is also the author of Every Pregnant Woman's Guide to Preventing Premature Birth and coauthor, with Tamara Eberlein, of Program Your Baby's Health.

Tamara Eberlein, an award-winning health journalist, has published hundreds of articles on health, parenting, and psychology. She is the author of four books, including Sleep: How to Teach Your Child to Sleep Like a Baby. She is also the mother of twins.

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