What to expect when you're expecting / Arlene Eisenberg, Heidi E. Murkoff, Sandee E. Hathaway ; with a foreword by Richard Aubry.
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- ISBN: 089480829X
- ISBN: 9780894808296
- Physical Description: xxiii, 455 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Edition: 2nd revised and expanded edition
- Publisher: New York : Workman Pub., ©1991.
|General Note:|| Includes index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Are you pregnant? -- Now that you are pregnant -- Throughout your pregnancy -- The best-odds diet -- The first month -- The second month -- The third month -- The fourth month -- The fifth month -- The sixth month -- The seventh month -- The eighth month -- The ninth month -- Labor and delivery -- If you get sick -- Coping with a chronic condition -- When something goes wrong -- Postpartum: the first week -- Postpartum: the first six weeks -- Fathers are expectant, too -- Preparing for the next baby.
|Summary, etc.:|| Incorporating the most recent developments in medicine, and responding to the many queries and letters received from readers, the book contains both the most accurate information available, and the most reader-friendly. The Third Edition includes more information on working while pregnant. It offers more in-depth coverage of complementary and alternative birthing. Greater attention is paid to pre-conception, alternative families, second pregnancies, HMOs, the role of the father, and lifestyle. There's a completely new look at the Best-Odds diet, which is better suited to the needs of busier women with less time. An updated cover and all-new black-and-white illustrations give the classic a fresher look.
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