The Day-by-Day Pregnancy Book: Count Down Your Pregnancy Day by Day with Advice From a Team of Experts

The Day-by-Day Pregnancy Book: Count Down Your Pregnancy Day by Day with Advice From a Team of Experts

By: Dr. Maggie Blott (author)Hardback

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Count down your pregnancy day by day with advice from a team of experts and amazing images for every stage of your baby's development. Fully updated to reflect changes in medical practice, including advice on non-invasive prenatal testing and ways to adapt special diets during pregnancy, The Day-by-day Pregnancy Book provides a comprehensive look at every week of pregnancy. From early foetal development to how your hormones prepare you for birth, Q&As with experts and mums will help put your mind at ease. The Day-by-day Pregnancy Book also breaks down the 12 hours post delivery with an hour-by-hour account and the day-by-day format continues for the first two weeks of life with a newborn baby. The Day-by-day Pregnancy Book will be your pregnancy bible - every day.

About Author

Editor-in-Chief: Dr Maggie Blott has been an obstetrician and gynaecologist for over 30 years, and has provided care to thousands of women during pregnancy and childbirth. After 25 years in the NHS, Dr Blott moved to the Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi in 2011 where she trains the next generation of obstetricians and gynaecologists, as well as providing clinical care. Other contributors: Dr Carol Cooper MA, MS, BChir, MRCP; Ms Friedericke Eben FRCOG; Dr Katrina Erskine MD, MRCP, MRCOG; Dr Laura Goetzl MD, MPH; Dr Belinda Green PhD; Dr Deirdre Guerin MB BCh, BAO, LRCP, and SI, FFA, or CSI; Amanda Hutcherson DipHeMid, RM, PGCert Ed, MA; Dr Philippa Kaye MB BS Hons, MA Hons, DCH, MRCPG, DRCOG, DFSRH; Dr Su Laurent, MRCP, FRCPCH; Mr Andrew Loughney PhD, MRCOG; Dr Paul Moran MD, MRCOG; Melinda Nicci BA, HDipEd; Catharine Parker-Littler SRN, RSCN, SCM, DPSM, BscMid; Dr Hope Ricciotti MD; Dr Vincent M. Reid PhD; Dr Mary Steen RGN, RM, BHSc PGCRM, PGDipHE, MCGI, PhD; Karen Sullivan ASET, VTCT, BSc; Sally Watkin


1: Introduction 2: A healthy pregnancy 1: Your pregnancy diet 2: Exercising safely 3: Sex and relationships 4: Illnesses and medications 5: Lifestyle hazards 6: Skin, hair, and teeth 7: Travelling in pregnancy 3: Pregnancy day by day 1: Welcome to your first trimester 1: Your 1st week 2: Your 2nd week 3: Conception 4: Your 3rd week 5: Genes and inheritance 6: Your 4th week 7: Your 5th week 8: Your 6th week 9: A changing world 10: Your 7th week 11: Strengthening and toning exercises 12: Miscarriage 13: Your 8th week 14: Antenatal care options 15: Your 9th week 16: Your baby's life support system 17: Your 10th week 18: Your booking-in visit 19: Your 11th week 20: Your 12th week 21: Ultrasound dating scan 22: Tests for chromosomal abnormalities 2: Welcome to your second trimester 1: Your 13th week 2: Diagnostic tests 3: Your 14th week 4: Your 15th week 5: Your 16th week 6: Your 17th week 7: Your 18th week 8: A safe workout 9: Your 19th week 10: Your 20th week 11: Your 20-week scan 12: Your 21st week 13: Your 22nd week 14: Your 23rd week 15: Your 24th week 16: Abdominal exercises 17: Your 25th week 3: Welcome to your third trimester 1: Your 26th week 2: Your 27th week 3: Your 28th week 4: Assessing fetal growth and wellbeing 5: Your 29th week 6: Your 30th week 7: Planning for your birth 8: Your 31st week 9: Twins 10: Your 32nd week 11: Your 33rd week 12: Your 34th week 13: Your 35th week 14: Your rights and benefits 15: Your 36th week 16: Your 37th week 17: Your 38th week 18: Your 39th week 19: Your 40th week 20: Overdue baby 4: Labour and birth 1: Pain relief options 2: Coping with pain 3: Natural pain relief 4: Drugs for pain relief 5: 1st stage of labour 6: Approaching labour 7: How labour progresses 8: Monitoring during labour 9: Positions for 1st stage of labour 10: 2nd and 3rd stages 11: Delivering your baby 12: After your baby is born 13: Special cases 14: Premature birth 15: Induction of labour 16: Breech baby 17: Multiple births 18: Assisted birth 19: Caesarean section 5: Life with your new baby 1: The first 12 hours 2: Day 1 Going home 3: Day 2 Settling in 4: Day 3 Everyday care 5: Day 4 First outing 6: Feeding your baby 7: Day 5 Baby blues 8: Day 6 Finding your way 9: Special care babies 10: Day 7 Tuning in 11: Day 8 Healthy living 12: Day 9 Focus on you 13: Day 10 Baby time 14: Day 11 Taking stock 15: Day 12 Looking back 16: Day 13 Feeling close 17: Day 14 New beginnings 18: Your six-week check 6: Concerns and complications 1: Common concerns in pregnancy 2: General symptoms 3: Skin changes 4: Breast problems 5: Digestive problems 6: Heart and circulation problems 7: Aches and pains 8: Urinary and vaginal problems 9: Complications of pregnancy and labour 10: Pregnancy complications 11: Labour complications 12: Concerns after the birth 13: Maternal problems 14: Congenital problems in babies 15: Problems in babies after birth 7: Glossary 8: Resources 9: Index 10: Acknowledgments

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780241312810
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 496
  • ID: 9780241312810
  • weight: 1990
  • ISBN10: 0241312817

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