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The Pregnancy Encyclopedia

Author : DK
ISBN : 9781465453426
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 44. 76 MB
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The Pregnancy Encyclopedia is an engaging and accessible question-and-answer guide to some of the most commonly asked questions about pregnancy, packed with full-color photographs and illustrations. The Pregnancy Encyclopedia has answers to all your questions--including the ones you haven't even thought of yet. Top experts in the field offer encyclopedic coverage of the topics relating to pregnancy and birth, from fertility and family planning to nutrition and exercise to lifestyle changes, planning for the future, and more. In all, this comprehensive guide covers more than 300 topics of interest to expecting mothers and their partners. The Pregnancy Encyclopedia is the only book that uses an engaging Q&A style with accompanying full-color photographs, illustrations, and infographics to help you understand what's going on with your baby, your partner, and yourself.

Pregnancy Encyclopedia

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ISBN : 0241216559
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Just discovered you're pregnant? Feeling a little bit lost? The Pregnancy Encyclopedia has the answers to all your questions, including the ones you haven't even thought of yet. From early pregnancy symptoms such as morning sickness to having a baby and breastfeeding, The Pregnancy Encyclopedia covers everything that you need to know. Top experts in the pregnancy field offer up encyclopedic knowledge on every topic from trying for a baby right through to caring for your newborn up to 3 months and everything in between, including pregnancy symptoms. The Pregnancy Encyclopedia is set out in an accessible question-and-answer format so you can find the answer to your burning questions, including information on morning sickness, c-sections, breastfeeding, baby clothes and even a due date pregnancy calculator. The Pregnancy Encyclopedia is the trusted back-up you need at one of the most important times in your life.

Pregnancy Encyclopedia

Author : Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
ISBN : 174033325X
Genre : Childbirth
File Size : 62. 80 MB
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"Every pregnant woman is going through an experience that is completely new to her, and each month raises many questions, from before conception to the early days of a baby's life. This is not an encyclopedia as you know it but a bright, fresh, one-stop reference you can trust to guide you through pregnancy and beyond. CONTENTS A Timeline - Week-by-week guidance A Conception A Nutrition, exercise and wellbeing A Antenatal care A All about you A Your growing baby A Practical preparations A Labour and birth A The postnatal period A Special situations A note from the editorFinding out you are pregnant for the first time, or indeed the second, third or fourth times, can bring on a myriad of emotions - joy, excitement, reticence, fear, awe, curiosity, and, of course, anxiety. These feelings are entirely natural, as is the need for advice. In the past, societies with large families and different social structures created a network of sisterly support to help and inform women about all matters pregnancy-related. By contrast, today we may talk about our pregnancy to only a handful of family members and girlfriends; and to our midwife or obstetrician every couple of weeks. Often, our first step is to perform an Internet search. Here there is an abundance of information (and misinformation), and anecdotes of the pregnancy and childbirth experiences of other parents - including those that are unusually good or unusually disappointing. Sometimes search results are informative but too often they can be confusing and lead to further anxiety about our own experience. On the following pages, we have aimed to provide the balanced advice and support you need at one of the most important times of your life. We have covered every stage- pre-conception, the pregnancy, labour, birth, and even the first three months of your baby's life. We have arranged the chapters by theme, and question, helping you to find the answers you are seeking, as well as other related subjects you might want to know about. A timetable of antenatal care is outlined and expert advice is given on what is likely to occur during your pregnancy, from procedures and scans to birth plans and labour techniques. You will learn about nutrition and exercise, and how to keep healthy, as well as the biological changes taking place in your body and your baby's. There are also sections on clothes to buy to accommodate your increasingly large bump, and also what to buy to prepare for your new arrival. You'll find guidance on all concerns from common complaints during the first trimester to caring for your newborn. Where you should be taking advice from a midwife or obstetrician, we have asked you to do so. The story of the beginnings of your baby's life is told in a visually beautiful, easy-to-read, and factually accurate account. Throughout, in-depth medical information and authoritative advice will enable you to fe

Encyclopedia Of Jewish Medical Ethics

Author : Fred Rosner
ISBN : 1583305920
Genre : Religion
File Size : 41. 87 MB
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Ethical issues in modern medicine are of great concern and interest to all physicians and health-care providers throughout the world, as well as to the public at large. Jewish scholars and ethicists have discussed medical ethics throughout Jewish history.

Encyclopedia Of Domestic Violence

Author : Nicky Ali Jackson
ISBN : 9780415969680
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 50. 77 MB
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Collects entries on domestic violence that cover topics that include ritual abuse-torture and domestic violence against women with disabilities.

Encyclopedia Of Primary Prevention And Health Promotion

Author : Thomas P. Gullotta
ISBN : 0306472961
Genre : Medical
File Size : 66. 89 MB
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Foundational topics such as history, ethics, and principles of primary prevention, as well as specific issues such as consultation, political issues, and financing. The second section addresses such topics as abuse, depression, eating disorders, HIV/AIDS, injuries, and religion and spirituality often dividing such topics into separate entries addressing childhood, adolescence, and adulthood.

The Dream Encyclopedia

Author : James R Lewis
ISBN : 9781578592715
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 31. 20 MB
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Exploring the fascinating world of dreams, this comprehensive reference examines more than 250 dream-related topics, from art to history to science, including how factors such as self-healing, ESP, literature, religion, sex, cognition and memory, and medical conditions can all have an effect on dreams. Dream symbolism and interpretation is examined in historical, cultural, and psychological detail, while a dictionary—updated with 1,000 symbols and explanations—offers further insights. Dreaming about teeth, for instance, can indicate control issues, and dreaming of a zoo can indicate that the dreamer needs to tidy up some situation. Examining these concepts and more, this is the ultimate dreamer's companion.

Encyclopedia Of Nursing Research Third Edition

Author : Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
ISBN : 9780826107510
Genre : Medical
File Size : 54. 70 MB
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Named a 2013 Doody's Essential Purchase! Named a "Choice Outstanding Academic Title" for 2007 and an "AJN Book of the Year" The award-winning Encyclopedia of Nursing Research, now in its third edition, is the comprehensive resource for tracking developments in the field. With over 20 new areas of research, and meticulous updates of original entries, the encyclopedia presents key terms and concepts and their application to practice. Pithy entries provide the most relevant and current research perspectives, and will be a starting point for future content and references. Nurse researchers, educators, students, and all clinical specialties will find the encyclopedia an important introduction to the breadth of nursing research today. New topics include NIH-funded research areas, a comprehensive survey of major nursing research journals, addictions care, palliative care, translational science, simulation, trauma care, family-centered care, mild cognitive impairment, active surveillance for cancer care, workplace and empowerment research, nurse engagement, nurse-physician collaboration, CAM and empowerment research, spirituality, synthesis and action research, mixed methods research, systematic review, ethnopharmacology, and more. Key Features: Includes NIH-funded research topics Provides a comprehensive survey of major nursing research journals Adds over 20 new areas of research and updates original entries Written by over 200 nursing research experts Organized alphabetically for easy access to information

The Encyclopedia Of Social Work

Author : Terry Mizrahi
ISBN : 9780195306613
Genre : Social service
File Size : 75. 89 MB
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Conveys the breadth and depth of the social work profession's collective expertise, formulated and written by social workers from many backgrounds and competencies.

Routledge International Encyclopedia Of Women

Author : Cheris Kramarae
ISBN : 9781135963156
Genre : Reference
File Size : 83. 12 MB
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For a full list of entries and contributors, sample entries, and more, visit the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women website. Featuring comprehensive global coverage of women's issues and concerns, from violence and sexuality to feminist theory, the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women brings the field into the new millennium. In over 900 signed A-Z entries from US and Europe, Asia, the Americas, Oceania, and the Middle East, the women who pioneered the field from its inception collaborate with the new scholars who are shaping the future of women's studies to create the new standard work for anyone who needs information on women-related subjects.

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