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Conception, Pregnancy and Birth: The Childbirth Bible for Today's Parents (Canadian Edition)

Conception, Pregnancy and Birth: The Childbirth Bible for Today's Parents (Canadian Edition)    
Format Softcover
Catalogue No. 978-1-55363-100-2
Pages 376
Language English only
Price $22.95
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Canadian Edition written by Dr. Miriam Stoppard.
Published by Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2009.


Conception, Pregnancy and Birth has been fully adapted for Canada to include all the latest Canadian medical practices, information, and guidelines.

Widely accepted as the definitive guide to pregnancy and childbirth, Dr. Miriam Stoppard's Conception, Pregnancy, and Birth has sold well over a million copies since it was first published. This new edition has not only been given a completely new look with stunning new photography but it has also been updated and re-written with 20-25 percent new material. New information will cover the latest developments in pregnancy and birth, from up-to- date research on how your stress levels can affect your unborn baby to new developments in delivering your baby.
  • The most trusted guide to all aspects of having a baby
  • Up-to-the minute advice on fertility, prenatal testing, diagnostic procedures, labour choices, and caring for your newborn
  • practical and reassuring support for every step of your pregnancy
  • includes over 400 full-colour images
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • 1. Preparing for pregnancy
  • 2. You and your developing baby
  • 3. Preparing for fatherhood
  • 4. The birth of your choice
  • 5. Food and eating in pregnancy
  • 6. A healthy pregnancy
  • 7. Your prenatal care
  • 8. Caring for your unborn baby
  • 9. Complaints in pregnancy
  • 10. Emergencies in pregnancy
  • 11. A sensual pregnancy
  • 12. Getting ready for your baby
  • 13. Managing your labor
  • 14. Special deliveries
  • 15. Getting to know your unborn baby
  • 16. Adjusting to parenthood
  • Index
Doctor, dermatologist and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Miriam Stoppard is the UK's best known expert on pregnancy and birth, trusted by millions of mums and dads for her clear, accessible advice.

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