Pregnancy: The Ultimate Week-by-week Pregnancy Guide

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Meredith Books, 2006 - Family & Relationships - 455 pages
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  • The most up-to-date, comprehensive pregnancy guide on the market, delivering an unforgettable visual journey of developing life
  • Week-by-week pregnancy format is easy-to-follow, enjoyable to read, and follows the standard development schedule used by the OB/GYN profession
  • Detailed descriptions and eight pages of amazing full-color in-utero photographs guide expectant parents through a visual journey of the monthly changes of their growing baby
  • The only pregnancy book on the market authored by a leading OB/GYN who is a doctor, an academic, and a mother
  • Straightforward, comforting professional advice on the topics that are most important to expectant parents: having a healthy pregnancy, real-life labor, preparing for life as a family (both emotionally and financially), and juggling a career and motherhood
  • Exclusive interactive due-date wheel makes it easy to determine conception date, week of pregnancy, and delivery date
  • Special sections on labor and delivery, feeding options, and the first 12 weeks after babys birth
  • Important checklists, including one for each prenatal check-up help the expectant mother prepare for and make the most out of each session with her doctor
  

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Review: You & Your Baby Pregnancy: The Ultimate Week-By-Week Pregnancy Guide

User Review  - Ann - Goodreads

This pregnancy book is a bit better than the others I've looked at, since it's a bit more frank and less obsessed with body weight. (Aren't most of us obsessed about this enough already?) It has some ... Read full review

Review: You & Your Baby Pregnancy: The Ultimate Week-By-Week Pregnancy Guide

User Review  - Annie - Goodreads

Very happy with this book- loved the week by week information. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
11
Weeks 14
20
Week 5
31
Week 6
46
Week 7
57
Week 8
66
Week 9
75
Week 10
83
Week 27
221
Week 28
229
Week 29
239
Week 30
252
Week 31
263
Week 32
274
Week 33
285
Week 34
292

Week 11
92
Week 12
100
Week 13
108
Week 14
114
Week 15
124
Week 16
134
Week 17
141
Week 18
149
Week 19
155
Week 20
161
Week 21
168
Week 22
178
Week 23
187
Week 24
193
Week 25
204
Week 26
213
Week 35
299
Week 36
307
Week 37
312
Week 38
321
Week 39
329
Week 40
335
Labor and delivery
344
Feeding your baby
357
Postpartum and baby care
367
Questions for your doctor
405
Resources
415
Prenatal tests
419
Newborn tests
426
Labor and delivery terms
428
Index
435
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Laura E. Riley is a leading OB/GYN, M.D. and mother of two, giving her the ability to professionally understand and intimately relate to all elements of the pregnancy experience. Dr. Riley is a graduate of Harvard University and received her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She is the Medical Director of Labor and Delivery at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She has committed herself to educating and serving pregnant women for the past 15 years.
In addition to seeing patients, Dr. Riley teaches at Harvard Medical School as an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Medicine. She has been quoted extensively in national publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek and the New York Times. Dr. Riley has appeared on NBCs Today and CBSs The Early Show and has published articles in many peered-reviewed scientific journals and websites. She has also edited a number of books on pregnancy. She lives in Boston with her husband, Scott, and their two daughters, Natalie and Lauren.

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