eBook The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1410339017
  • ISBN-13: 9781410339010
  • DDC: 618.2
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - College Senior
  • 830 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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Overview

This first edition ofEncyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirthwill be a comprehensive guide and unique source of information on pregnancy, childbirth, and post-partum issues in a two volume, full-color set. It is a new addition to the successful Gale Encyclopedia of … health line of products. The collection of 256 entries avoids medical jargon and uses language that laypersons can understand while still providing authoritative, balanced information that addresses concerns about pregnancy, childbirth, and post-partum issues.

Features and Benefits

  • A comprehensive guide and unique source of information on pregnancy, childbirth, and post-partum issues.
  • Words to Know, Thematic Outline, Glossary, List of Organizations, Subject Index; Full-Color Images and Illustrations throughout.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1414403801 | ISBN-13: 9781414403809

Table of Contents

Abdomen.
Abortion.
AIDS/HIV.
Alpha-fetoprotein test.
American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM).
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
Amniocentesis.
Amniotic fluid.
Amniotic fluid embolism.
Anemia.
Anencephaly.
Anesthesia.
Anesthesia, spinal and epidural.
Aneuploidy.
Antenatal testing.
Antepartum testing.
Antibodies.
Anticoagulants.
Apgar scoring.
Asphyxia neonatorum.
Asthma.
Basal body temperature.
Birth defects.
Birth injuries and complications.
Birth plan.
Birthing center.
Bishop score.
Breastfeeding.
Breasts.
Breech birth.
Cardiomyopathy.
Cardiovascular system.
Cell-free fetal DNA testing.
Cerclage.
Cerebral palsy.
Cervix.
Cesarean section.
Childbirth classes.
Chlamydia.
Chorioamnionitis.
Chorionic villus sampling (CVS).
Circumcision.
Conception.
Congenital heart defects.
Constipation.
Contraception.
Contractions.
Cord blood banking.
Corticosteroids.
Couvade syndrome.
Crown-rump length.
Cystic fibrosis.
Cystic hygroma.
Cytomegalovirus.
Deep vein thrombosis.
Delayed cord clamping.
Dental care.
Diabetes, types 1 and 2.
Dilation and curettage (D&C).
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).
Domestic violence.
Doula.
Down syndrome.
Drugs used in labor.
Dyspnea.
Ectopic pregnancy.
Edema.
Endocrine system.
Endometritis.
Epidural administration.
Episiotomy.
Epistaxis.
Erythroblastosis fetalis.
Exercise.
Family and Medical Leave Act.
Fetal alcohol syndrome.
Fetal circulation.
Fetal echocardiography.
Fetal heart anomalies.
Fetal hemoglobin test.
Fetal hydronephrosis.
Fetal movement.
First trimester.
Folic acid.
Forceps delivery.
Formula feeding.
Fragile X syndrome.
Fundal height.
Gastrointestinal system.
Gastroschisis.
Genetic disorders.
Genetic testing.
Genital herpes.
Genitourinary system.
Gestational age.
Gestational diabetes.
Gestational hypertension.
Gestational sac.
Gonorrhea.
Group B streptococcus.
Healthcare insurance.
Heartburn.
HELLP syndrome.
Hemorrhoids.
Hepatitis B and C.
Herbal supplements.
High-risk pregnancy.
Home birth.
Hormones.
Hydrocephalus.
Hyperemesis gravidarum.
Hypotonia.
In vitro fertilization (IVF).
Inducing labor.
Infant stooling patterns.
Infertility.
Infertility therapies.
Influenza.
Inherited thrombophilias.
Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
Intrapartum fetal monitoring.
Intrauterine growth restriction.
Intrauterine pressure catheter (IUPC).
Intravenous line.
Isoimmunization.
Jaundice.
Labor.
Labor dystocia.
Lactation.
Lactation consultant.
Lactation suppression.
Leg cramps.
Lochia.
Long-acting reversible contraception (LARC).
Lupus.
Müllerian anomalies.
Mastitis.
Maternal age.
Maternal diseases affecting newborns.
Maternal to fetal infections.
Meconium aspiration syndrome.
Medication use in pregnancy.
Menstrual cycle.
Mental health disorders.
Microbiome.
Microcephaly.
Midwife.
Miscarriage.
Molar pregnancy.
Mortality rates.
Mucus plug.
Multifetal pregnancy.
Musculoskeletal system.
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS).
Neonatal intensive-care unit (NICU).
Neonatal reflexes.
Neonatal resuscitation.
Neonatal screening.
Neonatal skin conditions.
Neural tube defects.
Nonpharmacological pain management.
Nuchal translucency.
Nutrition.
Obesity.
Obstetric cholestasis.
Omphalocele.
Opioid abuse.
Ovarian cysts.
Paternity testing.
Pelvic examination.
Pelvic floor.
Pelvic rest.
Pelvis/pelvimetry.
Perinatal infection.
Pica.
Placenta.
Placenta accreta.
Placenta previa.
Placental abruption.
Placental variants.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Polydactyly.
Post anesthesia care unit (PACU).
Postpartum care.
Postpartum contraception.
Postpartum depression.
Postpartum hemorrhage.
Postpartum psychosis.
Post-term pregnancy.
Preconception care.
Preeclampsia.
Pregnancy tests.
Premature dilation of cervix.
Premature labor and birth.
Premature rupture of membranes.
Prenatal care.
Prenatal surgery.
Prenatal vitamins.
Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (PUPPPs).
Pulmonary embolism.
PURPLE crying.
Radiation exposure.
Reproductive system.
Respiratory distress syndrome.
Respiratory system.
Retained placenta.
Rh incompatibility and hydrops.
Round ligament pain.
Rupture of membranes.
Sciatica.
Second trimester.
Sexuality in pregnancy.
Shoulder dystocia.
Sickle cell anemia.
Skin.
Sleep.
Smoking.
Spina bifida.
Sterilization/tubal ligation.
Stillbirth.
Substance abuse.
Surgery during pregnancy.
Syphilis.
Teratogens.
Third trimester.
Thyroid disease.
Toxoplasmosis.
Transfusion.
Travel.
Trial of labor after cesarean/vaginal birth after cesarean (TOLAC/VBAC).
Trisomy 13: Patau Syndrome.
Trisomy 18: Edwards syndrome.
Turner syndrome.
Twins.
Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome.
Ultrasounds.
Umbilical artery doppler.
Umbilical cord.
Urinary catheter.
Urinary incontinence.
Urinary tract infection.
Uterine subinvolution.
Vaccination.
Vacuum-assisted delivery.
Vaginal bleeding.
Vaginal infections.
Varicose veins.
Ventriculomegaly.
Water birth.
Weight gain.
Weight loss surgery.
Workplace discrimination.