The Complete Book Of Pregnancy Childbirth

Author: Sheila Kitzinger
Editor: Knopf
ISBN: 0375710477
Size: 19,68 MB
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A guide to pregnancy and childbirth provides all the information women need to make decisions about prenatal tests, pain control, and how and where to give birth, with advice on the development of the fetus, body changes, and labor preparation techniques.

Pregnancy Childbirth And The Newborn

Author: Janet Walley
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451616002
Size: 12,79 MB
Format: PDF
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If you only buy one pregnancy book, this should be the one! It’s the most complete. It covers all aspects of childbearing, from conception through early infancy, and tells you what to expect. It offers detailed information, suggestions on decisions to make, and advice on steps to take to have a safe and satisfying experience. The Award-Winning Resource Recommended by Experts & Loved by Parents Parents love this book because it puts them in control by explaining a wide range of options, information, and questions to ask, so parents can find what works best for their health situation, personal goals, and priorities. Experts love this book because it’s based on the latest medical research and recommendations from leading health organizations. It’s practical—rooted in the real-life experiences of new families. The five authors bring a combined total of 150 years of experience working with expectant and new families as educators, nurses, counselors, doulas, physical therapists, and lactation consultants. They have attended hundreds of births, heard thousands of birth stories, and assisted innumerable new parents in adapting to their new lives. Not only that, the authors have a combined total of 12 children and 12 grandchildren. All of this experience allows them to write with compassion, understanding, and wisdom based on what really works in the real-world of parenting. The companion website offers even more details on select subjects, including lists of all the best resources on each topic and worksheets to guide parents’ decision-making process. The website also includes a bonus chapter on pre-conception, which provides ways to improve your health and fertility before pregnancy begins.

A Holistic Guide To Embracing Pregnancy Childbirth And Motherhood

Author: Karen Salt
Editor: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0786730730
Size: 12,77 MB
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The newly pregnant woman faces a multitude of changes in her mind, life, and body, some of which are addressed by traditional medical care but many of which are not. In this holistic guide, the expectant mother will find warm and reassuring advice that will help her stay calm, focused, and energized during this exciting time and beyond.Rather than treat the arrival of a baby as strictly a one-moment-in-time medical event, author Karen Salt provides advice and wisdom to "treat" the whole woman-her emotions and her physical changes-and covers the entire year-long experience of pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. Salt's holistic approach unveils for mothers-to-be the backbone of the doula role-to provide support, information, advocacy, and facilitation to women during pregnancy, labor, and early motherhood-and teaches her the many ways to use the doula philosophy to nurture herself through the process. From meditation and relaxation exercises, to fitness and nutrition advice to tips for achieving "positive energy living," this comprehensive guide puts mothers in control of their pregnancy, their birthing experience, and their approach to this wonderful and life-altering time.

Empty Arms

Author: Pam Vredevelt
Editor: Multnomah
ISBN: 9780307565341
Size: 19,50 MB
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Now with updated content. “I’m not picking up a heartbeat.” These are the most dreaded words an expectant mother can hear. As joy and anticipation dissolve into confusion and grief, painful questions refuse to go away: Why me? Did I do something wrong? How will this affect my ability to have a family? What do I say to my children without scaring them? With the warmth and compassion of a Licensed Professional Counselor and writing as a mother who has suffered the loss of a baby and a sixteen-year-old son, Pam Vredevelt offers sound answers and advice. As an expert in love and loss, Pam gives reassuring comfort to any woman fighting to maintain stability and faith in the midst of devastating heartbreak. Empty Arms: Hope and Support for Those Who Have Suffered a Miscarriage, Stillbirth, or Tubal Pregnancy is the essential guidebook for anyone suffering the agony of losing a baby. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Childbirth Across Cultures

Author: Helaine Selin
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 9789048125999
Size: 17,27 MB
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This book will explore the childbirth process through globally diverse perspectives in order to offer a broader context with which to think about birth. We will address multiple rituals and management models surrounding the labor and birth process from communities across the globe. Labor and birth are biocultural events that are managed in countless ways. We are particularly interested in the notion of power. Who controls the pregnancy and the birth? Is it the hospital, the doctor, or the in-laws, and in which cultures does the mother have the control? These decisions, regarding place of birth, position, who receives the baby and even how the mother may or may not behave during the actual delivery, are all part of the different ways that birth is conducted. One chapter of the book will be devoted to midwives and other birth attendants. There will also be chapters on the Evolution of Birth, on Women’s Birth Narratives, and on Child Spacing and Breastfeeding. This book will bring together global research conducted by professional anthropologists, midwives and doctors who work closely with the individuals from the cultures they are writing about, offering a unique perspective direct from the cultural group.

With You Your Baby All The Way

Author: Jerri Colonero
Editor: Bull Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780923521431
Size: 12,39 MB
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Provides in-depth answers to a wide variety of questions prospective parents may have about pregnancy, the childbirth experience, recovery, and newborn care, and features a detailed table of contents, a glossary, and other reference materials.

Mayo Clinic Complete Book Of Pregnancy Baby S First Year

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ISBN:
Size: 13,18 MB
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The Mayo Clinic is ready to launch a major new book in what are certainly the largest and fastest growing areas of medical information: pregnancy and infant care. Expectant parents can now acquire in a single, user-friendly guide all of the current medical and health information they will ever need. 150 illustrations, plus an 8-page full-color insert.

Mama S Little Baby

Author: Dennis Brown
Editor: Penguin USA
ISBN: 9780452274198
Size: 10,70 MB
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Offers advice on pre-and post-natal care, and parenthood

Guide To Effective Care In Pregnancy And Childbirth

Author: Murray Enkin
Editor: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780192631732
Size: 16,51 MB
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A Guide to effective care in pregnancy and childbirth is a clearly written review of the important research evidence on the effects of the various care practices carried out during pregnancy, childbirth, and the early days after birth. In addition to the details provided in the text, the book concludes with valuable tables that list the practices which are beneficial, those of unknown effectiveness, and those likely to be ineffective or harmful.