Fully Expanded And Updated Edition
This new edition of Sheila Kitzinger's classic guide to pregnancy, labour and early parenthood has been fully revised and expanded to take account of the latest medical developments as well as changes in women's attitudes and lifestyles. It is an up-to-date manual of physical and emotional preparation for expectant parents.
Covers: conception; first signs of pregnancy; screening tests: What are they? Should you have them?; importance of diet and lifestyle in pregnancy; pregnancy and the single mother; giving birth at home; latest methods of pain relief in labour; latest obstetric interventions in birth; latest research into the abilities of the newborn baby; exercises for before and after birth.
With an expanded pregnancy week-by-week diary and over forty new colour illustrations.
- Publication Date:
- 05 / 12 / 2002
- 164 x 235mm