The Pregnant Body Book

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff,Sarah Brewer

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1405362499

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

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The complete illustrated guide from conception to birth. The Pregnant Body Book is a comprehensive visual guide to every aspect of conception, pregnancy and birth exploring the important changes that take place in a completely revolutionary way. State-of-the-art images, extraordinary photography and accessible text track each stage of both the mother and baby's development from fertilisation to birth week-by-week. This unprecedented guide covers everything you could possibly want to know from the science behind sex and conception to the intricacies of genetics and includes a detailed look at the anatomy and physiology of both the male and female reproductive systems and the groundbreaking medical advances that define the 21st-century understanding of pregnancy. The Pregnant Body Book is the first of its kind and an ideal reference for prospective parents, as well as both medical and midwifery students.
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The Pregnant Body Book

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756687128

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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The Pregnant Body Book looks at the nature of human pregnancy, including how it has changed through evolution, and explores the anatomy and physiology of both the male and female reproductive systems. The mysteries of DNA and genetics are unraveled and explained, including patterns of inheritance, such as hair or eye color. The Pregnant Body Book examines the development of the baby in the womb and the parallel changes in the mother's body, structured to follow the process week by week, and tracking every anatomical and physiological change in unprecedented detail. Specially commissioned artworks, illustrations, scans, and photography show exactly how a baby changes and grows during pregnancy, and how the female body adapts to carry it. The processes of labor and birth are explained with step-by-step illustrations and easy-to-grasp text. The Pregnant Body Book also includes a section on disorders provides straightforward illustrated information on problems that can occur before, during, and after birth. A must-have reference for mothers-to-be, students, and curious minds.
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The Pregnancy Exercise Book

Author: Barbara Dale,Johanna Roeber

Publisher: Pantheon

ISBN: 9780394711195

Category: Exercise for pregnant women.

Page: 128

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Recommends a program of exercises, movements, and massage for women during and after pregnancy and includes advice on natural childbirth
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You & Your Baby Pregnancy

The Ultimate Week-by-week Pregnancy Guide

Author: Laura Riley

Publisher: Meredith Books

ISBN: 9780696222214

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 455

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An up-to-date, thorough guide to pregnancy offers a week-by-week overview of fetal development, as well as straightforward, supportive advice on how to promote a healthy pregnancy, real-life labor, essential preparations for parenthood, feeding options, prenatal care, and more. Original. 50,000 first printing.
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The Science of Pregnancy

The Complete Illustrated Guide from Conception to Birth

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241430852

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

View: 7588

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Follow the amazing journey of the earliest stages of human life, with month-by-month development shown in unprecedented detail. The complex concepts and processes of emerging life are demystified in clear, jargon-free text, while specially commissioned 3D images, extraordinary photographs, and detailed artworks illustrate every aspect of human pregnancy. The 3D artworks, illustrations, scans, and photographs show exactly how a baby changes and grows during pregnancy, and how the female body adapts to carry it. A chapter on labour and birth explains these processes with step-by-step illustrations and easy-to-grasp text. The Science of Pregnancy also looks at the nature of human pregnancy, including how it evolved, and explores the anatomy and physiology of both the male and female reproductive systems. The mysteries of DNA and genetics are unravelled and explained in clear, illustrated detail, including patterns of inheritance and the interplay of genes and environment. The book also provides straightforward, illustrated information on possible problems before, during, and after birth. "Beautifully illustrated, detailed and clear, this is a wonderful introduction to human reproduction" - Professor Alice Roberts
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The Pregnancy Countdown Book

Nine Months of Practical Tips, Useful Advice, and Uncensored Truths

Author: Susan Magee,Kara Nakisbendi

Publisher: Quirk Books

ISBN: 9781594740879

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 287

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Using a countdown mode starting on day 280, offers one page of tips, anecdotes, quotes, and information for each day of a pregnancy.
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The Pregnancy Handbook for Indian Moms

A Doctor's Answers to All Your Questions

Author: Vinita Salvi

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9351182886

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 256

View: 361

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The ultimate pregnancy book from one of India’s top gynaecologists You’ve decided to have a baby—and for the next nine months your questions won’t stop. One of India’s top gynaecologists and obstetricians—and a country specialist in managing high-risk pregnancies—has written the ultimate pregnancy book that covers every issue, answers all your questions and tells you exactly what to expect. • How to prepare your body for pregnancy • A trimester-wise account of what happens to your body, and what symptoms to look out for • All the tests for each trimester • What to eat and how to exercise • Falling ill during pregnancy • Dealing with high-risk pregnancies—including first-time older mothers • Labour and childbirth • What you should be asking your doctor Writing in a tone that is warm, humorous, clear and no-fuss, Dr Salvi will lay all your anxieties and every question to rest. So you can put your feet up and enjoy those nine months! www.drcorp.org
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The Pregnancy Contract

Author: Yvonne Lindsay

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 0373731302

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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If she bears his child, he'll forgive her debt. The proposal is unthinkable, unimaginable…yet not unappealing. Long ago, Piper Mitchell's passionate affair with her father's protégé ended in disaster. Now, in spite of his demands, she's thrilled to begin it anew—especially if it means a chance at forgiveness. Wade Collins has longed for revenge on the spoiled rich girl who toyed with his affections. And now that Piper is back—destitute and deeply indebted to him—he'll use any means necessary to get her back in his bed. But when emotions enter the negotiation, will Piper turn the tables yet again, settling for nothing less than love on her terms?
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The Girlfriends' Guide to Pregnancy

Second Edition

Author: Vicki Iovine

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 141652472X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 264

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A revised edition of a best-selling reference features twenty-five-percent new material and the original work's trademark combination of humorous and down-to-earth advice, in a resource that features a wealth of anecdotal tips on everything from maternity clothes and pregnancy sex to birthing options and postpartum recovery. Original. 100,000 first printing.
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Pregnant Pictures

Author: Sandra Matthews,Laura Wexler

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415904490

Category: Photography

Page: 263

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In this dazzling collection of over 200 photos of pregnant women taken from art libraries, childbirth manuals, maternity ads, contemporary art, and personal albums, the authors explore the paradox between image and reality. The photos illuminate how society creates feminine roles through the institution of pregnancy-and how women resist such roles.
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