eBook Pregnancy: The Beginner's Guide, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465426906
  • ISBN-13: 9781465426901
  • DDC: 618.2
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released July 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

A practical handbook for first-time parents, Pregnancy: The Beginner's Guide is packed with to-do lists, Top 10s, and helpful advice on a wide range of topics, from what to eat when pregnant and how to exercise, to what to buy. Inspirational, informative, and reassuring, Pregnancy: The Beginner's Guide takes a fresh look at the journey through pregnancy, using visual graphics to help parents-to-be through all stages of pregnancy.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.

Frontispiece.

Title Page.

Copyright Page.

Contents.

Introduction.

1: You’re Pregnant!: Your Pregnancy Journey.

2: A Pregnancy Calendar.

3: Month 1.

4: Weeks 1–4: Mom’s Journey (The Journey Begins).

5: Weeks 1–4: Mom’s Journey (Traveling Together).

6: Weeks 1–4: Baby’s Journey (A Love Story).

7: Weeks 1–4: Baby’s Journey (Cells at Work).

8: Weeks 1–4: Forecasting a Due Date (Trip of a Lifetime).

9: Prenatal Appointments: (Checking that All is OK).

10: What can I Eat?.

11: A Healthy Balance.

12: Weeks 1–4: Dad’s Survival Guide (The Big News!).

13: Month 2.

14: Weeks 5–8: Mom’s Journey (Anytime Sickness).

15: Weeks 5–8: Mom’s Journey (Going Out/Staying In).

16: Weeks 5–8: Baby’s Journey (Budding and Unfurling).

17: Weeks 5–8: Baby’s Journey (Baby’s First Face).

18: Relax and Take It Easy.

19: Weeks 5–8: Dad’s Survival Guide (Raging Hormones).

20: Month 3.

21: Weeks 9–12: Mom’s Journey (Noticing Changes).

22: Weeks 9–12: Mom’s Journey (Fact or Fiction?).

23: Weeks 9–12: Baby’s Journey (All in Place).

24: Weeks 9–12: Baby’s Journey (The Placenta).

25: The First Ultrasound.

26: Weeks 9–12: It’s Twins! (Expecting More than One?).

27: Older Moms.

28: Weeks 9–12: Dad’s Survival Guide (The Secret’s Out).

29: Month 4.

30: Weeks 13–16: Mom’s Journey (Starting to Bloom).

31: Weeks 13–16: Mom’s Journey (Spreading the News).

32: Weeks 13–16: Baby’s Journey (A Tiny Person).

33: Weeks 13–16: Baby’s Journey (New Sensory World).

34: Time to Go Shopping.

35: The Bare Essentials.

36: Weeks 13–16: Dad’s Survival Guide (Getting Busy).

37: Month 5.

38: Weeks 17–21: Mom’s Journey (Halfway There).

39: Weeks 17–21: Mom’s Journey (Making Plans).

40: Weeks 17–21: Mom’s Journey (Splashing Around).

41: Weeks 17–21: Baby’s Journey (Snug as a Bug).

42: The 20-Week Ultrasound.

43: Fashion and Photos—Work it Baby!.

44: Essential Lists: Baby Basics.

45: Weeks 17–21: Dad’s Survival Guide (The Halfway Mark).

46: Month 6.

47: Weeks 22–26: Mom’s Journey (The Glowing Time).

48: Weeks 22–26: Mom’s Journey (Naming and Paying).

49: Weeks 22–26: Baby’s Journey (Starting to Remember).

50: Weeks 22–26: Baby’s Journey (Daytime and Nightlife).

51: Spa Ideas and Beauty Treatments.

52: Happy Babymoon.

53: Weeks 22–26: Dad’s Survival Guide (Money on Your Mind).

54: Month 7.

55: Weeks 27–30: Mom’s Journey (On the Move).

56: Weeks 27–30: Mom’s Journey (Showers and Sunshine).

57: Weeks 27–30: Baby’s Journey (Are We Nearly There?).

58: Weeks 27–30: Baby’s Journey (Getting Ready to Breathe).

59: Essential Lists: Hospital Bag.

60: 27–30 Weeks: Premature Babies (The Early Bird).

61: Weeks 27–30: Dad’s Survival Guide (Entering the Home Stretch).

62: Month 8.

63: Weeks 31–35: Mom’s Journey (In the Home Stretch).

64: Weeks 31–35: Mom’s Journey (Building a Nest).

65: Weeks 31–35: Baby’s Journey (Last-Minute Changes).

66: Weeks 31–35: Baby’s Journey (A Tiny Teenager).

67: Birth Plan.

68: Weeks 31–35: Dad’s Survival Guide (The University of Life).

69: Month 9.

70: Weeks 36–40: Mom’s Journey (Keep on Moving).

71: Weeks 36–40: Mom’s Journey (The Final Stretch).

72: Weeks 36–40: Mom’s Journey (Get Ready to Celebrate!).

73: Weeks 36–40: Baby’s Journey (Ready to Go).

74: Essential Lists: Baby’s Wardrobe.

75: Weeks 40+: Babies Who Arrive Late (Going Overdue).

76: Weeks 36–40: First Signs of Labor (Any Time Now!).

77: Weeks 36–40: Dad’s Survival Guide (The Time has Come...).

78: The Great Arrival.

79: Natural Birth: Mom’s Journey (Amazing Journey).

80: Natural Birth: Baby’s Journey (The Final Frontier).

81: Will Labor Hurt?: Natural Birth (A Positive Delivery).

82: Water Birth.

83: Home Births.

84: Dad’s Survival Guide: (Exit Via the Gift Shop).

85: Destination Baby.

86: Having a C-Section.

87: The Road to Recovery.

88: Dad’s Survival Guide (The Road Less Traveled).

89: Hello You!.

90: First Days: Newborn Checkups (After the Birth).

91: Newborns in a Nutshell.

92: Breast-Feeding or Bottle-Feeding?.

93: Ways to Soothe Baby: Why is he Crying? (Hush Little Baby).

94: Blissful Sleep.

95: Bathtime!.

96: Baby Blues: Down at Heart (Taking Care of You).

97: Dad’s Survival Guide (A Whole New World).

98: Quick Reference Guide.

99: Exercise.

100: Figuring Out Your Workout.

101: Gentle Strengthening (Exercises First Trimester).

102: Move to Improve (Exercises Second Trimester).

103: Taking Care of Your Back (Exercises Third Trimester).

104: Don’t Ignore Your Pelvic Floor.

105: Food.

106: Breakfast.

107: Main Meals.

108: Healthy Snacks.

109: Restaurant Guide: Safe Eating.

110: Assisted Deliveries.

111: Pain Relief in Labor: What are the Options?.

112: Medical Directory.

113: Medical Directory: Pregnancy-Related Problems.

114: Time Off Work: Maternity and Paternity Leave.

115: Resources: Organizations and Helplines.

Phrase Book: The A–Z of Pregnancy and Childbirth.

Index.

Acknowledgments.

Picture Credits.