The Everything Pregnancy Fitness

Author: Robin Elise Weiss
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781605505084
Release Date: 2004-01-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Now you can regain control of your body and prepare for the rigors of childbirth with The Everything Pregnancy Fitness Book. Recent studies indicate that exercise during pregnancy can alleviate discomfort, increase energy levels, speed labor, and reduce the risk of complications. The Everything Pregnancy Fitness Book walks you through specially tailored exercises for toning and strengthening legs, arms, abdominal muscles, and the lower back-the parts of the body most affected by pregnancy and childbirth. Also included are tips and expert advice for creating a safe fitness plan for each trimester, dealing with the strains of pregnancy, and relieving stress. The Everything Pregnancy Fitness Book shows you how to: Assess your exercise needs and abilities Exercise safely and avoid injury Establish a routine for walking, swimming, yoga, and aerobic activity Create a program that enables you to lose weight quickly after your baby is born The Everything Pregnancy Fitness Book provides risk-free workouts to promote good health and well-being before, during, and after delivery.

Guarantee the Sex of Your Baby

Author: Robin Elise Weiss
ISBN: 9781459601512
Release Date: 2010-09-17

For many people' having a large family isn't a reasonable option. Fortunately' medical science has ushered in a new era of family balancing where couples can determine their baby's gender. The Revolutionary Science of Sex Selection guides prospective parents step-by-step through the maze of options currently available - from the unpredictable (and now outdated) timing method' to highly effective sperm sorting' to the pre implantation genetic diagnosis' which guarantees accuracy. The author describes the most advanced methodologies in simple lay terms so that they are easily understood. But The Revolutionary Science of Sex Selection does more than explain how the technology works - it prepares the reader for the personal experience of fertility drugs' artificial insemination' and/or in vitro fertilization. A bonus chapter details the added medical benefits of genetic testing' including pre implantation screening for single gene defects like cystic fibrosis' B thalassemia' Tay - Sachs disease' sickle cell disease' and Huntington's disease.

The Everything Getting Pregnant Book

Author: Robin Elise Weiss
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781440522796
Release Date: 2004-03-08
Genre: Health & Fitness

For many couples, getting pregnant can be a harrowing and emotionally draining experience. In fact, one in every six couples of childbearing age has a problem conceiving. The Everything Getting Pregnant Book is a one-of-a-kind fertility book that outlines the steps to follow when planning for a pregnancy, such as discontinuing birth control methods, exercising, and eating well. This exhaustively researched guide also provides explanations of a wide-range of fertility treatments available today, what they entail, and their success rates - allowing parents to choose their treatment wisely. The Everything Getting Pregnant Book helps readers understand: Assisted Reproductive Technology Fertility surgery Low-tech fertility aids Male and female factor infertility Medication therapy Menstrual cycle basics Whether couples are thinking about pregnancy and want to plan ahead or are already trying and have not yet met with success, The Everything Getting Pregnant Book will have them getting up for 3 A.M. feedings in no time.

The Complete Illustrated Pregnancy Companion

Author: Robin Elise Weiss
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
ISBN: 9781616734435
Release Date: 2009-02-15
Genre: Health & Fitness

The comfort of knowing what is going on during pregnancy combined with advice that changes each week with an expectant mother’s body will warm the heart and well as calm the nerves. This fully illustrated pregnancy guide gives an expectant mothers week-by-week information on their body and the child’s physical development; and then explains what they should do at each week of pregnancy for an optimally healthy pregnancy, delivery, and baby. A chapter is devoted to each week of pregnancy and covers everything readers need to know including, baby’s size, mother’s size, what’s normal in terms of physical symptoms and development, and what could indicate a potentially serious problem. Nutritional, exercise, and lifestyle advice, tips on treating common pregnancy discomforts like morning sickness and sciatica, and pregnancy do’s and don’ts, ensure a happy and healthy mother and baby.

150 Tips and Tricks for New Moms

Author: Robin Elise Weiss
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781440520150
Release Date: 2009-02-18
Genre: Family & Relationships

"Coming home from the hospital with a baby is a life-changing event. As new moms walk through their front doors with baby in hand, they enter a whole new wonderfulùbut often overwhelmingùreality. New mothers need a simple, straightforward, clear guide to answer all the questions that come up when they welcome their new baby into the world. Offering tips, tricks, and secrets to get through the first year, new moms learn how to: Plan for life postpartum Care for baby and the family Ease the family into a new reality Deal with mood swings and depression Recover a sense of self This book provides issue-specific relief for new moms who need simple solutions and need them fast. From establishing a sleeping and eating schedule to losing the baby weight, this is the essential guide to finding balance in a new day-to-day realityùand enjoying the first year with baby! "

The Better Way to Breastfeed

Author: Robin Elise Weiss
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
ISBN: 9781616738532
Release Date: 2010-06-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

A visual step-by-step guide to successful breastfeeding. Authoritative advice for overcoming every nursing challenge! Breastfeeding is one of the best ways to get your baby off to healthy start in life. However, nursing successfully over the long haul requires knowledge, support, and practical information and techniques. Nationally recognized breastfeeding and baby care expert Robin Elise Weiss, L.C.C.E. provides the most up-to-date information on the topic as well as more than 150 photos and step-by-step illustrations that will show you how to make breastfeeding better for you and your baby. Whether you’re a first-time mother or an experienced one looking for new methods and information The Better Way to Breastfeed shows you how to overcome common pitfalls such as sore nipples, inadequate milk supply, and improper latching as well as special concerns like unusual nipple or breast shape and nursing preemies or multiples. Each chapter includes: Multiple quick references and handy checklists of what to know and do, and when you might need to seek help /o:p In-depth discussions of how to work with your hospital, employer, friends, and family to support your breastfeeding goals Confidence Cues that help you read your body and your baby’s subtle signals /o:p/o:p Mama Moments that provide reassurance and help you take care of yourself With this essential guide you’ll be able to breastfeed successfully no matter what your goals are, and ensure your baby is happy and healthy.

The Better Way to Care for Your Baby

Author: Robin Elise Weiss
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
ISBN: 9781616738471
Release Date: 2010-05-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

If you ever wished your newborn came with an owner’s manual The Better Way to Care for Your Baby is it. Nationally recognized pregnancy and baby care expert Robin Elise Weiss, L.C.C.E, ICCE, provides sage advice for your biggest concerns regarding your baby’s growth and development, as well as solutions to everyday issues such as feeding, sleeping, and playtime. Broken down in a helpful month-by-month format each chapter includes: Multiple quick-references - handy checklists of what to know and do and baby data about how your newborn is growing What to Watch For sections - that address any potential complications or concerns including what you can handle yourself and when you should call your doctor Baby Skills - key milestones and cues you should watch for in your baby including reflexes, eye contact, and verbal and physical responses/o:p Mama Moments - to help you take care of yourself as you take care of your new baby /o:p More than 150 full-color photos and illustrations give you plenty of visual references and step-by-step instructions. You’ll also get the latest information on hot, and widely debated, topics such as infant feeding, allergies, immunizations, developmental play, and more.

The About Com Guide To Having A Baby

Author: Robin Elise Weiss
Publisher: Adams Media
ISBN: 1598690957
Release Date: 2006-10-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

The essential information and expert advice that parents facing the excitement and anxiety of pregnancy need, from conception to breastfeeding, are offered in this guide. Original. 75,000 first printing.

Birthing Justice

Author: Julia Chinyere Oparah
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317277200
Release Date: 2015-12-22
Genre: Social Science

There is a global crisis in maternal health care for black women. In the United States, black women are over three times more likely to perish from pregnancy-related complications than white women; their babies are half as likely to survive the first year. Many black women experience policing, coercion, and disempowerment during pregnancy and childbirth and are disconnected from alternative birthing traditions. This book places black women's voices at the center of the debate on what should be done to fix the broken maternity system and foregrounds black women's agency in the emerging birth justice movement. Mixing scholarly, activist, and personal perspectives, the book shows readers how they too can change lives, one birth at a time.

Mother s First Year

Author: Cynthia Copeland Lewis
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
ISBN: 042515677X
Release Date: 1997-02-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Describes the emotional and physical needs of women during the first year following their baby's birth and discusses the changes that take place

A Survival Guide for Landlocked Mermaids

Author: Margot Datz
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781501108310
Release Date: 2014-10-14
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

In A Survival Guide for Landlocked Mermaids, artist Margot Datz sees the she-nymph within, struggling to emerge, and in a swirl of whimsical and witty wisdom, lovingly offers tips for today's world of dating, mating, and beyond. The landlocked mermaid is a symbol of the contemporary woman, trapped in a paradoxical dilemma of being part worldly and domesticated, part untamable and intuitive. Margot's beautifully painted, contemporary mermaids are caught in the nets of their own comical dilemmas, circling the heart's fishbowl of romantic longings and in the murky depths of deep emotion. Whether it's the value of cultivating an inner water garden or coping with crow's feet and fish tails, Margot offers advice and an enchanting way of hydrating your weary mermaid soul. Coy, sweetly mischievous, and a pinch sagacious, this is a book that, like a good glass of wine, can be enjoyed multiple times, sipped on, or downed in one reading.