The New Art and Science of Pregnancy and Childbirth

What You Want to Know from Your Obstetrician

The New Art and Science of Pregnancy and Childbirth

Edited by prominent obstetricians in KK Women's and Children's Hospital, the largest maternity hospital in Singapore with about 12,000 babies delivered each year, this book provides a comprehensive and informative look at pregnancy and childcare. It covers topics ranging from pre-pregnancy care, pregnancy care, and actual delivery to baby care. It also addresses common questions like, ?What are the pre-pregnancy vaccinations that I need??, ?Is it safe to dye, re-bond or perm my hair when I am pregnant??, and ?Are Chinese herbs and TCM safe for pregnancy?? Written by a diverse team of contributors, this easy-to-read book (replete with illustrations) is highly recommended for the lay person and busy career mums-to-be who are preparing for the arrival of their newborns.

The New Pregnancy & Childbirth

The New Pregnancy & Childbirth

A classic for all new parents, this book inspires, informs and reassures. From conception through to birth, Sheila Kitzinger describes what to expect and prepares parents-to-be for the physical changes ahead. Now includes information on Caesarean births, the birthing sling, sex during pregnancy, and nutrition. Encourages expectant parents to be actively involved in decisions about their antenatal care and birth method.

New Pregnancy Book

A Complete Guide to Pregnancy, Childbirth and the First Few Weeks with a New Baby

New Pregnancy Book


Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn

The Complete Guide

Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn

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.

The Positive Birth Book

A new approach to pregnancy, birth and the early weeks

The Positive Birth Book


Planning for Pregnancy, Birth, and Beyond

Planning for Pregnancy, Birth, and Beyond

The nation's most respected women's health-care organization offers a revised edition of its popular guidebook, featuring information on prenatal nutrition and exercise, methods of delivery, month-to-month pregnancy planning, and illustrations. 30,000 first printing.

Father-to-be

Questions & Answers about Pregnancy, Birth & the New Baby

Father-to-be

Provides information about pregnancy, miscarriage, childbirth, the care and feeding of infants, fitness during pregnancy, and health considerations

Guide to Effective Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth

Guide to Effective Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth

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.

This Giving Birth

Pregnancy and Childbirth in American Women's Writing

This Giving Birth

Compelling essays which underline the central place pregnancy and childbirth hold in women’s writing. Embracing three centuries of prose and poetry, the anthology traces the evolution of American maternity literature, exploring the difficulties mothers faced as they struggled to transform themselves from objects into maternal subjects. Women as diverse as Anne Bradstreet, Anne Sexton, Sharon Olds, Kate Chopin, Toni Morrison, and Louise Erdrich all labored to reclaim the birthing process by giving voice to experiences and emotions long devalued by a patriarchal culture. Their voices resonate throughout this collection.