Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy: From Doctors Who Are Parents, Too!

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     This pregnancy book is the work of a team of world-class pregnancy experts from Mayo Clinic, who find nothing in medicine more exciting and satisfying to experience than the birth of a child. A trusted companion and an essential pregnancy resource for parents-to-be By doctors who are also parents.

     
     Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy is your trusted companion—if you're considering becoming pregnant, or if you are pregnant. Full color throughout. Here in one book is: The best medical advice available on the subject; Answers to "I'm-too-embarrassed-to-ask" questions; A roadmap to a positive experience, answering both commonly asked and difficult questions; An atmosphere of extraordinary wonder about being pregnant, even when you might have lost sight of it! Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy is your wise friend. Absorb its information and wisdom in your own time, and refer back to it whenever you want. 
     
     Among the questions it covers are:

Is the time right?

How can I make time for a child?

What if I can't get pregnant?

What exactly should I eat—and how much?

What's the right amount of weight to gain?

Can I control this?

What sort of care provider should I choose?

What alternative and complementary medicine can I safely use?

Can those around me survive my mood swings?

Can we still have enjoyable sex?

What's happening to my baby—and to me—week by week?

Breast or bottle?

What does labor feel like?

Can we manage as parents? 
     
     Imagine the world's best medical experts in a room with your most trusted and no-nonsense friend who is a mother. Then ask them everything you'd like to know about being pregnant, day or night. This is Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy. In full color!

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User Review  - aratiel - www.librarything.com

Okay, so I didn't technically read this book cover to cover, but 1. that's not how reference books are generally supposed to be read, and 2. I think I've earned the right to count this as "read ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tara714 - LibraryThing

This was a great book for pregnancy. It was very informative. I found it focused more on the facts of pregnancy like what was typical at stage of pregnancy in regards to how your baby is growing, what ... Read full review

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     By the pregnancy experts at Mayo Clinic

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