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Pregnancy and birth sourcebook

Author: Heather E Aldred
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, ©1997.
Series: Health reference series, v. 031.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heather E Aldred
ISBN: 0780802160 9780780802162
OCLC Number: 1160603586
Notes: "Basic information about planning for pregnancy, maternal health, fetal growth and development, labor and delivery, postpartum and perinatal care, pregnancy in mothers with special concerns, and disorders of pregnancy, including genetic counseling, nutrition and exercise, obstetrical tests, pregnancy discomfort, multiple births, cesarean sections, medical testing of newborns, breastfeeding, gestational diabetes, and ectopic pregnancy".
Description: xiii, 737 p. : ill.
Contents: Ch. 1. Before You Get Pregnant --
Ch. 2. Information about Immunizations --
Ch. 3. Genetic Counseling for Couples with Concerns --
Ch. 4. Home Pregnancy Tests --
Ch. 5. Taking Care of Yourself During Pregnancy --
Ch. 6. Nutrition --
Ch. 7. Prenatal Exercise Plans --
Ch. 8. Prenatal Care: What to Expect at Obstetrical Visits --
Ch. 9. Medical Tests Sometimes Used During Pregnancy --
Ch. 10. Coping with Common Discomforts of Pregnancy --
Ch. 11. Fetal Growth and Development --
Ch. 12. Cautions about Drugs and Their Impact on the Developing Fetus --
Ch. 13. Infectious Organisms and Fetal Development --
Ch. 14. Stages of Labor and Delivery --
Ch. 15. Pre-Term Labor --
Ch. 16. Medical Care During Labor and Delivery --
Ch. 17. Cesarean Childbirth --
Ch. 18. Postpartum Concerns --
Ch. 19. Breastfeeding --
Ch. 20. Routine Medical Testing of Newborns --
Ch. 21. Information for Rh-Negative Women --
Ch. 22. Pregnancy in Women with Asthma --
Ch. 23. Pre-Gestational Diabetes --
Ch. 24. Pre-Gestational Hypertension --
Ch. 25. Multiple Pregnancy --
Ch. 26. Pregnancy in Women with Sickle Cell Anemia --
Ch. 27. Pregnancy in Women with Lupus --
Ch. 28. Breast Cancer and Pregnancy --
Ch. 29. Pregnancy in Women with Hodgkin's Disease --
Ch. 30. AIDS and Pregnancy --
Ch. 31. Ectopic Pregnancy --
Ch. 32. Molar Pregnancy --
Ch. 33. Understanding Gestational Diabetes --
Ch. 34. Gestational Hypertension and Preeclampsia-Eclampsia --
Ch. 35. Disorders of the Placenta --
Ch. 36. Intrauterine Growth Retardation --
Ch. 37. Post-Term Birth --
Ch. 38. Maternal Death --
Ch. 39. Pregnancy Loss --
Ch. 40. Glossary of Medical Terms.
Series Title: Health reference series, v. 031.
Responsibility: edited by Heather E. Aldred.


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