The Complete Illustrated Pregnancy Companion: A Week-by-Week Guide to Everything You Need To Do for a Healthy Pregnancy

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Fair Winds Press, Feb 15, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 320 pages
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The comfort of knowing what is going on during pregnancy combined with advice that changes each week with an expectant mother’s body will warm the heart and well as calm the nerves.

 

This fully illustrated pregnancy guide gives an expectant mothers week-by-week information on their body and the child’s physical development; and then explains what they should do at each week of pregnancy for an optimally healthy pregnancy, delivery, and baby. A chapter is devoted to each week of pregnancy and covers everything readers need to know including, baby’s size, mother’s size, what’s normal in terms of physical symptoms and development, and what could indicate a potentially serious problem. Nutritional, exercise, and lifestyle advice, tips on treating common pregnancy discomforts like morning sickness and sciatica, and pregnancy do’s and don’ts, ensure a happy and healthy mother and baby.

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This book was done well but it would have been best to put the "things to watch for" near the end of each week rather than the beginning in my opinion. I feel as though the last thing an excited ... Read full review

Review: The Complete Illustrated Pregnancy Companion: A Week-by-Week Guide to Everything You Need To Do for a Healthy Pregnancy

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The Complete Illustrated Pregnancy Companion / 978-1-592-33358-5 I've been digging through a lot of pregnancy books lately, in preparation for a hoped-for conception in the relatively near future, so ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Robin Elise Weiss is a childbirth and postpartum educator, certified doula, and lactation counselor as well as the pregnancy/birth expert for About.com. She is the author of seven books on pregnancy and childbirth and she and her work has been featured in Newsweek, Working Mother, and American Baby. You can find more information about Robin at: http://pregnancy.about.com, http://robineliseweiss.com, and http://birthactivist.com.

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