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Our bodies, ourselves : pregnancy and birth

Author: Boston Women's Health Book Collective.
Publisher: New York : Touchstone Book/Simon & Schuster, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Touchstone trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
"Pregnancy and birth are as ordinary and extraordinary as breathing, thinking, or loving. But as soon as you announce you're expecting, you may be bombarded with advice from every angle--well-meaning friends, relatives, medical professionals, even strangers want to weigh in on what you should or shouldn't do, and it's easy to feel overwhelmed by their conflicting recommendations. Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Boston Women's Health Book Collective.
ISBN: 9780743274869 0743274865
OCLC Number: 183162455
Awards: Commended for Books for a Better Life (Wellness) 2008
Description: 370 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The journey to parenthood : Approaching birth with confidence ; Choosing your health care provider and birth setting ; Preparing for childbirth --
Your pregnancy : Your developing pregnancy and prenatal care ; Taking care of yourself ; Relationships, sex, and emotional support ; Prenatal testing ; Special concerns during pregnancy ; Childbearing loss --
Giving birth : Labor and birth ; Coping with pain ; Special concerns during labor and birth ; Cesarean births --
Becoming a mother : Your physical recovery and your newborn ; Feeding your baby ; Life as a new mother --
Knowledge is power : Advocating for better maternity care ; Advocating for mothers and families.
Responsibility: the Boston Women's Health Book Collective.
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"The trusted Boston Women's Health Book Collective has written a comprehensive, accessible, and up-to-date book for expectant mothers. It balances important facts, scientific data, and evidence with Read more...

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