What to Eat When You're Pregnant

A Week-by-Week Guide to Support Your Health and Your Baby's Development

What to Eat When You're Pregnant

An approachable guide to what to eat--as opposed to what to avoid--while pregnant and nursing, to support the mother's health and the baby's development during each stage of pregnancy, with 50 recipes. New research suggests that the foods you eat during pregnancy can have lasting effects on your baby’s brain development and behavior, as well as your waistline. Drawing from the fields of medicine, nutrition, and psych­ology, this easy-­to-follow guide, which also includes 50 recipes, gives you a clear understanding of what your body really needs and how certain foods contribute to the development of a healthy and happy baby. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Your Baby Week by Week

The Ultimate Guide to Caring for Your New Baby

Your Baby Week by Week

The first six months with a new baby is a special and exciting time full of milestones and new experiences. This updated edition of Your Baby Week by Week explains the changes that your baby will go through in their first six months. Each chapter covers a week of their development so you'll know when your baby will start to recognize you, when they'll smile and laugh for the first time and even when they'll be old enough to prefer some people to others! Paediatrician Dr Caroline Fertleman and health writer Simone Cave's practical guide provides reassuring advice so you can be confident about your baby's needs. Including: - How to tell if your baby is getting enough milk - Spotting when you need to take your baby to the doctor - Identifying why your baby is crying - How long your baby is likely to sleep and cry for - Tips on breastfeeding and when to wean your baby Full of all the information and tips for every parent Your Baby Week by Week is the only guide you'll need to starting life with your new arrival.

Praying Through Your Pregnancy

An Inspirational Week-by-Week Guide for Bonding with Your Baby

Praying Through Your Pregnancy

Praying Through Your Pregnancy shows a mother how to provide an early head start for her child through the power of prayer. With fresh spiritual insight, each chapter reveals what is happening with the baby’s development that week, starting with the very first moment of conception, when God begins the creation of either a boy or a girl. Readers will learn how the confidence they place in God affects the healthy development of their precious growing baby, and how to reduce their own stress and anxiety by looking to the Creator. In this interactive guidebook, the author shares excerpts from her pregnancy journal as an encouragement for women to write their own thoughts and feelings, and each chapter ends with a “Mother’s Prayer” and “Scriptures for Meditation.”

The Ultimate Pregnancy Guide for Expectant Mothers

A Daily Guide to Ensure a Happy and Healthy Pregnancy

The Ultimate Pregnancy Guide for Expectant Mothers

An accessible guide to pregnancy shares concise information written to demystify every stage from conception and the three trimesters to childbirth and bringing a baby home, in a reference that also includes coverage of nutrition, exercise, and child-proofing.

Pregnancy and Beyond! A Practical Guide to Exercise During Pregnancy

Pregnancy and Beyond! A Practical Guide to Exercise During Pregnancy

Pregnancy and Beyond is a must have manual for women looking to exercise throughout pregnancy. The eBook includes over 12 months of exercise programs, lists the many benefits that exercise has on both mother and baby, talks about the biological changes that occur within the mother as well descriptions of the babies development. This eBook was written so that mothers could exercise within their own home with very limited equipment needed so making it affordable for everyone. Many of the condition that mothers might suffer from are included in this book with possible solution on solving them. If you are looking to have a safe and rewarding pregnancy then this eBook is perfect, it is targeted for all fitness levels and can be started as late as 20 weeks into their pregnancy. There is also information and programs on the best exercises to do even before you fall pregnant.

The Disabled Woman's Guide to Pregnancy and Birth

The Disabled Woman's Guide to Pregnancy and Birth

The Disabled Woman's Guide to Pregnancy and Birth was a finalist for a 2005 Foreward Magazine Best Book of the Year Award and a 2006 Ben Franklin Award! This comprehensive and useful guide is based on the experiences of ninety women with disabilities who chose to have children. In order to bring an intimate focus and understanding to the issues involved in being pregnant and disabled, author Judith Rodgers conducted in-depth interviews with women with 22 different types of disabilities and with a total of 143 pregnancies. Thoroughly researched and informative, this book is a practical guide both for disabled women planning for pregnancy and the health professionals who work with them. The Disabled Woman's Guide to Pregnancy and Birth supports the right of all women to choose motherhood, and will be useful for any disabled woman who desires to have a child. The subjects covered include: an introduction to the ninety women and their specific disabilities; the decision to have a baby; parenting with a disability; emotional concerns of the mother, family and friends; nutrition and exercise in pregnancy; a look at each trimester; labor and delivery; caesarean delivery; the postpartum period; and breast-feeding. A list of references and a glossary will assist the reader in obtaining additional information and understanding medical terminology. Empathetic, balanced, comprehensive, and practical, this guide provides all the facts needed by disabled women and their families. It stresses the importance of informed communication among the pregnant woman, her family members, and health care professionals. It is the only book that answers critical questions and provides guidance for the woman with a disability facing one of the biggest challenges of her life.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Pregnancy & Childbirth, 3rd Edition

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Pregnancy & Childbirth, 3rd Edition

Knowledge from the very start. Bringing a child into the world is the most momentous time of one's life. Now parents can have the most up-to-date information on what to expect from the nine months of pregnancy and the entire process of childbirth. Written by an experienced OB-GYN and mother, with a reassuring tone, the latest edition of The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Pregnancy and Childbirth includes: ?A new focus on "green" pregnancies and childbirth ?The latest information on screenings, guidelines for vaccination, and more ? "Daddy Alert" sidebars provided throughout to include the father during pregnancy and childbirth

The Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

The Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

No strict diets, no scary guidelines--just the essential nutrition expectant moms need to start their babies on the road to lifelong health All parents know that kids need nutritious foods as they grow. But new research confirms that what you eats during pregnancy can also profoundly affect the health of your baby when that baby becomes an adult--for better or for worse. Endorsed by the Harvard Medical School and written by one of the world's leading experts in nutrition for pregnant women and babies, this guide offers more solid information and medically sound advice on prenatal nutrition than any other book on the market.

Preconception: Improve Your Health and Enhance Fertility

A free prequel to Pregnancy, Childbirth, & the Newborn

Preconception: Improve Your Health and Enhance Fertility

Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn is one of the bestselling and most comprehensive books about pregnancy, childbirth, and newborn care on the market. Now completely updated, expanded, and redesigned, this authoritative book is the “bible” for expectant parents and childbirth educators. Here is a free sample chapter for you! In this chapter, "Preconception: Improve Your Health and Enhance Fertility", you’ll learn about: • Emotional wellness • Health • Health care • Hazards • Enhancing fertility and the odds of conception • Concerns about infertility • Planning ahead: maternity care choices If you like this sample chapter, look for Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn. 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.