Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy

Women looking for authoritative, accurate information from a reputable source will appreciate this pregnancy book from the world-class Mayo Clinic. It provides hundreds of pages of helpful information parents can use. Features include week-by-week updates on baby’s growth and month-by-month changes for mom, a 40-week pregnancy calendar, a symptoms guide, and a review of important pregnancy decisions. In this illustrated book you’ll also receive advice on how to get pregnant, meal planning, exercise, medication use and parenthood. Plus, you’ll find answers to difficult or embarrassing questions. This pregnancy book is the work of a team of pregnancy experts who find nothing in medicine more exciting and satisfying to experience than the birth of a child. Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy is an essential pregnancy resource for parents-to-be. 

Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn (4th Edition): The Complete Guide

Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide is already one of the bestselling pregnancy books on the market, with more than one million copies in print! Now newly revised and redesigned, this comprehensive, authoritative “bible” provides expectant couples with abundant, valuable information about pregnancy, labor, birth, the postpartum period, and newborn care. This award-winning book presents the latest research-based information on pregnancy, birth, and early parenthood, including: • New information on complementary-medicine approaches such as acupuncture • Updated information on interventions during childbirth • Revised statistics and discussions on cesarean birth and vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) • New advice on informed decision-making, one of the hottest topics in maternity care today • Plus much, much more! 


Eating for Pregnancy: The Essential Nutrition Guide and Cookbook for Today's Mothers-to-Be

Every pregnant woman understands that what she eats and drinks affects the baby developing within her. Yet as a mother-to-be, you’re likely juggling so much that you simply don’t have the time—or energy!—to ensure that you’re always eating right. That’s where this fully updated edition of the pregnancy classic comes in, making it easy to fulfill the needs of you and your baby. Eating for Pregnancy will provide you with all you need to know about nutrition before, during, and after pregnancy. Here are 150 nutrient-rich recipes, more than 30 new to this edition, designed with you and your family in mind. Each highlights “What’s in this for baby and me?” and provides handy nutritional breakdowns and meal-planning advice. You’ll also find: • Tips to help you minimize unnecessary weight gain and keep your nutrient intake high • Fresh, fast, family-friendly recipes with realistic menu plans • The most up-to-date information on supplements, sources, environmental concerns, and high-risk pregnancies • An expanded vegetarian section—now with vegan recipes • Helpful information for diabetics, including ADA exchanges, recipe tips, and dining-out strategies • A unique Nine-Months-Later section, covering breastfeeding, postpartum depression, and weight loss after pregnancy—with illustrated exercises 

he Pregnancy Bible: Your Complete Guide to Pregnancy and Early Parenthood

he Pregnancy Bible, with 300,000 copies sold, is the most attractive and complete guide to this important event in parents' lives. This updated edition includes authoritative information about the latest developments on a number of significant issues affecting the well-being of an expectant mother and her baby. Specifically, these include: Revisions to the FDA/USDA food pyramid New CDC recommendations about mercury and fish Update on nuchal translucency screening Update on screening for genetic disorders (in particular in the Ashkenazi Jewish population) Updated information about loss rates after amniocentesis The availability of ancillary testing when undergoing CVS/ amnio (like aneuploidy FISH and microdeletion FISH) New information about 3D/4D ultrasound A new emphasis on the importance of reporting domestic violence Recent trends in cesarean delivery "on demand" The importance of keeping vaccinations up to date Updated information on teeth whitening An updated section on the "breech" position Update on Down syndrome screening. 

The Pregnancy Journal: A Day-to-Day Guide to a Healthy and Happy Pregnancy

The classic is back! Fully revised with the latest medical information on both mom's health and baby's development,this best-selling journal is packed with daily entries that feature tips, advice, and plenty of room for personal reflection.Beautifully repackaged with a fresh design, this one-of-a-kind journalestablished both as a self-purchase and gift of choiceis the ultimate resource for today's expecting mother.