The Essential Over 35 Pregnancy Guide

Author: Ellen Lavin, PhD
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061965890
Release Date: 2009-09-15
Genre: Health & Fitness

The good news about having a baby when you're over 35 Age 35-plus can be a great time to have a baby, and the chances for getting pregnant and carrying to term are good. Every day in the United States, more than a thousand women over the age of 35 give birth to healthy babies. Ellen Lavin, a marriage, family and child counselor specializing in pregnancy issues, and the 44-year-old mother of a three-year-old son, provides the answers every later-in-life mother is looking for, from pre conception thoughts to childbirth. Get the most up-to-date information about: Specific steps to take in preparing yourself for a healthy pregnancy How to improve your chances of getting pregnant The biology of conceiving after 40 The common-sense, positive reality about delivering a healthy baby at 35 and over Prenatal tests: the benefits and risks, including a thorough look at amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling Myths vs. reality about health risks during pregnancy Causes and likelihood of miscarriage Getting past your fears and embracing your pregnancy When to consider infertility treatment and what to expectand much more Including: Month-by-month pregnancy progress, with particular attention to the concerns of women having a baby later in life.

The Everything Guide to Pregnancy over 35

Author: Brette Sember
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781605502373
Release Date: 2007-09-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

With more and more women waiting to start a family, it's encouraging to know that you can have a healthy pregnancy over 35-and into your 40s-if you make well-informed choices about your prenatal care. Whether you're considering parenting for the first time or starting over, The Everything Guide to Pregnancy over 35 covers the physical, emotional, and social implications of a 35+ pregnancy to help ensure the healthiest and happiest nine months-and beyond. Packed with expert advice, plus helpful tips from moms just like you, this reassuring guide shows you how to: Improve your chances of getting pregnant after 35-including fertility treatment options Select the best care options-whether with a doctor or midwife Incorporate vitamins, proper nutrition, and exercise into your lifestyle Weigh the benefits and risks of prenatal testing Understand the changes happening to your body Prepare for labor, delivery, and recovery Assess financial and career considerations And, most importantly, welcome a new baby into your life! With its supportive, straightforward approach, The Everything Guide to Pregnancy over 35 is the one book you need to dispel the rumors, understand the risks, and enjoy the rewards of this exciting time!

Your Over 35 Week by Week Pregnancy Guide

Author: Kelly M. Shanahan, M.D.
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 9780307781789
Release Date: 2011-03-30
Genre: Health & Fitness

Know What to Expect Week-by-Week Preparing for the arrival of a new baby is both a joy and a challenge. This is true at any age, but as an expectant mother over the age of 35 you want real answers for your unique needs and concerns. With wisdom and compassion, Dr. Kelly Shanahan shares her own experiences as an obstetrician and over-35 mom. Her detailed and reassuring approach will help you understand the significant changes in your body and life as well as your baby's development. Inside, you will find: ·Explanations and answers for your special health concerns ·Advice about making career, relationship, and lifestyle adjustments ·Practical tips for safe weight gain, exercise, and travel ·Excerpts from Dr. Shanahan's journal of her over-35 pregnancy From pregnancy planning and proper nutrition to labor and delivery, this informative book will fully prepare you for the birth of your healthy, happy baby. "A must-read for expectant couples over the age of 35 and a valuable reference for pregnancy at any age." —Lynn D. Montgomery, M.D., director, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Rocky Mountain Perinatal Center, Missoula, Montana "This book addresses virtually all of the questions commonly asked by expectant couples. Great job." —E. Albert Reexed M.D., professor and chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Temple University "A work of art and a work of love, with a lot of good science thrown in along the way." —R. Daniel Braun, M.D., FACOG, clinical professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Indiana University School of Medicine "What a great, week-by-week, commonsense journey through pregnancy!" —William F. von Almen II, M.D., FACOG, editorial adviser, obgyn.net From the Trade Paperback edition.

Twins Multiple Births

Author: Carol Cooper
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781446459645
Release Date: 2011-05-31
Genre: Family & Relationships

Updated in 2013 with the latest statistics and guidelines, this inspiring and enlightening parenting guide is for all parents of twins or more. It’s written by a practising GP and mother of twins who seamlessly combines her medical know-how with first-hand experience of having more than one baby at once. With statistics on multiple births and useful resources, as well as information on topics such as: fertility treatment, advances in prenatal medicine and surgery, feeding, schooling and looking after sick twins, this book offers first-hand professional, practical and emotional advice to help parents cope with the development and rearing of twins from conception to adulthood. Particular emphasis is placed on the relationship between twins as individuals as they grow up, their relationship with others both inside and outside the family, and sibling rivalry. Also incorporating standard information on pregnancy, birth, what to expect and how the process differs from single births, this is an essential, enlightening and often amusing guide for every parent of twins.

Healthy Pregnancy Over 35

Author: Laura Goetzl
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 0756609542
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Family & Relationships

A reassuring and practical handbook addresses the specific concerns of women over the age of thirty-five in regard to a safe pregnancy, covering everything from fertility issues and labor options to juggling a family and career, remedies for common pregnancy-related ailments, and trimester plans for diet, exercise, and relaxation. Original.

Du wirst das Kind schon schaukeln

Author: Vicki Iovine
Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag
ISBN: 9783830467472
Release Date: 2013-08-21
Genre: Health & Fitness

Wie wird es wohl sein - zuhause zu dritt? Werde ich nachts noch ein Auge zu bekommen? Passe ich jemals wieder in meine alte Klamotten oder - warum schielt mein Baby? Auch nach der Geburt bleiben die Fragen nicht aus. Nach ihrem Bestseller "Beim ersten Kind gibt ́s 1000 Fragen" setzt Vicki Iovine ihre Erfolgsreihe fort. Dieses Mal schildert sie offen und ehrlich, was nach der Geburt des Babys auf Eltern überhaupt zukommt. Aus der Perspektive der "besten Freundin" gibt das Buch mit liebevollen Illustrationen alles weiter, was wichtig ist und begleitet die Leserin im Plauderton ab dem ersten Tag des Elterndaseins. Vicki Iovine ist Mutter von vier Kindern und lebt in Kalifornien. Nach Studium in Berkeley (USA), Hastings und Cambridge (UK) ist sie "summa cum laude"-Juristin; arbeitete aber meist als Fernsehproduzentin und -journalistin. Bis 2009 war sie mit dem bekannten Musikproduzenten Jimmy Iovine verheiratet (u.a. Patti Smith und Eminem). Heute ist sie Vorstandsmitglied der Behindertenolympiade und weltweit anerkannte Autorin mehrerer Ratgeber.

A Guide to Evidence based Integrative and Complementary Medicine

Author: Vicki Kotsirilos
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729579087
Release Date: 2011-01-28
Genre: Medical

The must-have integrative and complementary medicine reference from experts in the field This exhaustive textbook is ideal for anyone with an interest in integrative and complementary medicine in Australia; including General Practitioners, medical students, integrative clinicians and health practitioners. A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine presents non-pharmacologic treatments for common medical practice complaints – all supported by current scientific evidence. These include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), asthma, insomnia, anxiety, depression and many more. This practical health resource profiles myriad approaches in integrative and complementary medicine, such as mind-body medicine, stress management techniques, dietary guidelines, exercise and sleep advice, acupuncture, nutritional medicine, herbal medicine, and advice for managing lifestyle and behavioural factors. It also looks at complementary medicines that may impact the treatment of disease. A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine contains only proven therapies from current research, particularly Cochrane reviews, systematic reviews, randomised control trials, published cohort studies and case studies. • easy access to evidence-based clinical data on non-pharmacological treatments – including complementary medicines – for common diseases and conditions • instant advice on disease prevention, health promotion and lifestyle issues • chapter summaries based on scientific evidence using the NHMRC guidelines grading system • printable patient summary sheets at chapter end to facilitate discussion of clinical management • conveniently organised by common medical presentations

An Essential Guide for Scoliosis and a Healthy Pregnancy

Author: Dr. Kevin Lau
Publisher: Health In Your Hands
ISBN: 9789810764005
Release Date: 2014-11-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Complete, easy-to-follow guide for managing your scoliosis during pregnancy! "An Essential Guide for Scoliosis and a Healthy Pregnancy" is a month-by-month guide on covering everything you need to know about taking care of your spine and your baby. The book supports your feelings and empathizes with you throughout your amazing journey towards delivering a healthy baby. By reading, you gain: - In-depth and up-to-date information on scoliosis and how it can affect your pregnancy. Week-by-week information on what to expect during your pregnancy. - Information that is suitable for all types of post-operative scoliosis cases and those that, to date, have not yet been operated on. - Clear, compassionate and comprehensive answers to the common questions about scoliosis and pregnancy. - Crucial decision making tools decisions for important issues including epidurals, birthing procedures, changes to the spine due to hormones, and more to protect your baby. - Tips to help you minimize unnecessary weight gain and keep your nutrient intake high. - The latest nutritional research that debunks pregnancy food myths and uncovers a number of surprising superfood choices. - Expert advice on staying fit and eating right during each trimester of pregnancy. Self-care tips for side effects including nausea and back pain. - Fun, fast, and safe scoliosis exercises during the month of pregnancy and postpartum. Tips for strengthening your pelvic floor, easing back pain, and losing belly fat postpartum. - Relaxation tips to reduce pain and increase your comfort. This book provides answers and expert advice for pregnant women suffering from scoliosis. Full of information to cope with the physical and emotional upheavals of pregnancy during scoliosis. From conception to birth and beyond, this guide will hold your hand until you become a happy and proud mother of a healthy newborn baby.

Die selbstbestimmte Geburt

Author: Ina May Gaskin
Publisher: Kösel-Verlag
ISBN: 9783641137427
Release Date: 2015-05-18
Genre: Health & Fitness

Mit Selbstbewusstsein natürlich gebären Das umfassende Handbuch zur Vorbereitung auf die selbstbestimmte Geburt, mit dem kompakten Wissen und der Erfahrung einer Pionierin: Ina May Gaskin bestärkt Frauen darin, der faszinierenden Kraft ihres Körpers zu vertrauen, mit der sie ihr Kind (möglichst ohne technische Eingriffe) auf die Welt bringen können. Aus dem Inhalt: • Die mächtige Verbindung von Körper und Psyche • Was bei der Wehentätigkeit passiert • Der Zusammenhang von Schmerz und Lust • Das Schließmuskelgesetz • Gebärhaltungen • Geburtsrisiken • u.v.a.m. Das Buch enthält außerdem sehr berührende Erzählungen von Frauen, die eine selbstbestimmte Geburt erlebten und damit andere ermutigen, auf sich selbst zu vertrauen und ihren eigenen Weg zu gehen.

Pregnancy Loss

Author: Janetta Bensouilah
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
ISBN: 9781846193743
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Medical

Growing numbers of women who experience pregnancy loss of all kinds - from early spontaneous miscarriage to stillbirth - seek help from practitioners of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in their recovery and preparation for future pregnancy. However, CAM is largely unregulated, and can be an unfamiliar and confusing area for mainstream health professionals. Many of these also have questions about the efficacy and safety of complementary or alternative treatments, and what they may be able to offer. Meanwhile, CAM practitioners may be unaware of the medical investigations and treatments available for conditions such as miscarriage, ectopic pregnancies, gestational trophoblastic disease, preterm labour, fetal reduction, intrauterine death and stillbirth, and other less common complications. This book, written by an experienced CAM practitioner, aims primarily to provide medical professionals with the knowledge and confidence to advise women seeking complementary or alternative treatments. The author draws on her experience as a CAM practitioner to illustrate key areas where integrating sound and professional CAM into standard practice can offer women benefits, including improved psychological recovery from pregnancy loss. It also gives CAM practitioners greater insight into conventional medicine, and aids them to better understand, respect and care for women experiencing pregnancy loss. This book will be essential reading for all those who work with women who have experienced pregnancy loss, including health visitors, midwives, GPs, practice nurses, counsellors, psychotherapists, and CAM practitioners of all kinds.

The Midwives Guide to Key Medical Conditions E Book

Author: Linda Wylie
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702039850
Release Date: 2008-04-21
Genre: Medical

The only book of its kind, this essential reference offers quick access to information on the effects medical conditions can have on pregnancy and childbirth. Coverage includes a brief overview of normal anatomy and physiology with concise, practical guidelines for managing disorders commonly seen in women of childbearing age. From mild diseases such as asthma to serious conditions such as heart lesions, this indispensable guide will help you manage pregnancy and childbirth in women with systemic disease, recognize the early onset of disease-related pregnancy complications, and determine when it may be necessary to refer patients to a specialist. Offers complete coverage of normal pathophysiology in both the general population and in the context of pregnancy and childbirth. Provides comprehensive midwifery management guidelines. Outlines potential consequences of disease-related complications for the fetus or neonate.

Fit for Birth and Beyond

Author: Suzy Clarkson
Publisher: Exisle Publishing
ISBN: 9781921497643
Release Date: 2015-03-15
Genre: Health & Fitness

Many older women spend months, if not years, trying for motherhood, then endure an anxious pregnancy wondering if they are eating and exercising properly. Fitness expert Suzy Clarkson has been there. Her first pregnancy at the age of 38 was relatively trouble-free, but trying to get pregnant again a few years later was very different. Following fertility treatment, she finally gave birth to her second child at the age of 45. Qualified in physiotherapy, Suzy has now devised a practical guide to assist older women through their pregnancies, using her own experiences of motherhood to support her text. This easy-to-follow fitness program will take you through each trimester, showing suitable exercises and suggesting how to develop healthy habits to achieve a safe outcome, a successful childbirth and a speedy recovery afterwards. The book is fully illustrated with step-by-step photographs showing the exercises in detail. The information she provides is based on the latest research, and is endorsed by leading specialists in obstetrics and fertility. But the book is more than its exercises. Suzy is a 'real mum' who offers encouragement and a compassionate helping hand to all older mothers. Fit for Birth and Beyond is the guide you can trust and use with confidence.