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Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn (4th Edition): The Complete Guide
by Penny Simkin
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 074321241X, Paperback)
If you only buy one childbirth book, this is the one...
The most complete. It covers all aspects of childbearing from conception through early infancy. It includes information on what to expect during pregnancy and birth and how you can work with your caregivers to make childbirth a happy and healthy experience.
The easiest to use. It is well organized for easy reading and quick reference. There are more than 45 charts and 150 photographs and illustrations to clarify the information -- more graphic aids than any other childbirth book.
The most up-to-date. It includes the latest information on clinical tests and procedures in pregnancy, childbirth, and early infancy. It also covers concerns regarding the emotional aspects of childbearing, the partner's role, comfort measures, high-risk pregnancies, medications, vaginal birth after cesarean, breastfeeding, and understanding infant behavior.
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A guide for new parents, presenting information and instructions on pregnancy and the newborn, covering the changes that occur during each trimester, prenatal care, nutrition, exercise, childbirth pain, labor interventions, the postpartum period, breastfeeding, and other topics.
An edition of this book was published by Meadowbrook Press.
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