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eBook Pregnancy and Birth Sourcebook, 4th Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 078081763X
  • ISBN-13: 9780780817630
  • DDC: 618.2
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released August 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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About

Overview

Provides consumer health information about pregnancy and fetal development, physical and emotional changes during pregnancy, prenatal care and diagnostic tests, high-risk pregnancies and complications. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
Preconception Health: Preparing for Pregnancy.
1: Overview of Reproductive Health.
2: Preconception and Prenatal Care.
3: Promote a Healthy Pregnancy.
4: Understanding Fertility.
5: Trying to Conceive.
6: Preventing Unintended Pregnancies.
Understanding Pregnancy-Related Changes and Fetal Development.
7: Are You Pregnant?.
8: Physical Changes during Pregnancy.
9: Pregnancy, Pelvic-Floor Disorders, and Bladder Control.
10: Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Bone Health.
11: Vision and Oral Changes.
12: Emotional Concerns and Pregnancy.
13: The Three Trimesters of Pregnancy: You and Your Baby.
Staying Healthy during Pregnancy.
14: Choosing a Prenatal Care Provider.
15: Prenatal Medical Tests and Care during Pregnancy.
16: Immunization for Pregnant Women.
17: Taking Medicines during Pregnancy.
18: Folic Acid.
19: Nutrition and Pregnancy.
20: Exercise during Pregnancy.
21: Weight Gain during Pregnancy.
22: Risk Factors for Sleep Apnea during Pregnancy.
23: Sex during Pregnancy.
24: Working and Traveling during Pregnancy.
25: Nicotine, Alcohol, and Substance Use during Pregnancy.
26: Prenatal Radiation Exposures and Home Monitoring.
27: Common Safety Concerns during Pregnancy.
High-Risk Pregnancies.
28: What Is a High-Risk Pregnancy?.
29: Common Risky Pregnancies.
30: Asthma and Pregnancy.
31: Cancer and Pregnancy.
32: For Women with Diabetes: Your Guide to Pregnancy.
33: Epilepsy and Pregnancy.
34: Lupus and Pregnancy.
35: Sickle Cell Disease and Pregnancy.
36: Thyroid Disease and Pregnancy.
37: Eating Disorders during Pregnancy.
38: Do Obesity and Overweight Affect Pregnancy?.
Pregnancy Complications.
39: Understanding Pregnancy Complications.
40: Amniotic Fluid Abnormalities.
41: Bleeding and Blood Clots in Pregnancy.
42: Cholestasis of Pregnancy.
43: Gestational Diabetes.
44: Gestational Hypertension.
45: Hyperemesis Gravidarum (Severe Nausea and Vomiting).
46: Placental Complications.
47: Rh Incompatibility.
48: Umbilical Cord Abnormalities.
49: Sexually Transmitted Diseases during Pregnancy.
50: Hepatitis B and Pregnancy.
51: Mother-to-Child Transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus.
52: Group B Streptococcus.
53: Zika Virus and Pregnancy.
54: Pregnancy Loss: Ectopic Pregnancy, Miscarriage, and Stillbirth.
55: Preterm and Postterm Labor and Birth.
56: Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities.
Labor and Delivery.
57: All about Labor and Delivery.
58: Maternity Care Practices.
59: Birth Partners.
60: Cord Blood Banking.
61: Pain Relief during Labor.
62: Vaginal and Cesarean Childbirths.
63: Problems during Childbirth.
64: Disaster Safety for Expecting and New Parents.
Postpartum and Newborn Care.
65: Recovering from Delivery: Physical and Emotional Concerns.
66: Your Baby's First Hours and Newborn Screening Tests.
67: Newborn Health Concerns.
68: Infant Feeding.
69: Bonding with Your Baby.
70: Working after Birth: Parental Leave Considerations.
Additional Help and Information.
Glossary of Terms Related to Pregnancy and Birth.
Directory of Organizations That Provide Help and Information about Pregnancy and Birth.
Index.