Your Over 35 Week by week Pregnancy Guide

Author: Kelly M. Shanahan
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 9780761526988
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Family & Relationships

This guide is written especially for the over 35 expectant mothers, and answers all the special questions that are unique to older mothers-to-be. The easy week-by-week format provides information the way women want it most. Photos & illustrations.

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.

Your Pregnancy After 35

Author: Glade B. Curtis
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN: 9780738216492
Release Date: 2013-03-05
Genre: Family & Relationships

Today, 1 in 5 women in the United States has her first child after age 35. When a woman becomes pregnant in her late thirties or forties, she has different needs than a younger mother-to-be. Now, after more than ten years, Your Pregnancy after 35 has been fully revised with cutting-edge information, addressing nearly every health and lifestyle concern pertaining to “older” mothers. From how age affects pregnancy to when to consider genetic counseling to finding the best care when returning to work, this essential guide offers mothers—and their partners—the wise, supportive answers they need. With millions of copies sold worldwide, the highly trusted Your Pregnancy series has established itself as the go-to resource for expectant parents time and time again. Medically grounded, this informative, reassuring guide gives older expectant parents the information they need to have a healthy, happy pregnancy.

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.

The Mama Natural Week by Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth

Author: Genevieve Howland
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781501146671
Release Date: 2017-04-25
Genre: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS

"Mama Natural's Week to Week Guide to Pregnancy is the modern (and yet ancient) approach to pregnancy and childbirth. "Natural" recognizes that pregnancy and birth are normal, and that having a baby is a wondrous biological process and rite of passage--not a medical condition. This book draws upon the latest research showing how beneficial and life-changing natural birth is for both babies and moms. Full of weekly advice and tips for a healthy pregnancy, Grace details vital nutrition to take, natural remedies for common and troublesome symptoms, as well as the appropriate (and inappropriate) use of interventions. Pregnancy, childbirth, health, health and wellness, parenting, family"--

Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy

Author: Mayo Clinic
Publisher: RosettaBooks
ISBN: 9780795317187
Release Date: 2011-10-26
Genre: Health & Fitness

Any woman looking for accurate, reliable, and authoritative information from a reliable source will surely appreciate this pregnancy book from the world-class Mayo Clinic. There are hundreds of pages of in depth information that new parents will find useful and informative. Features include week-by-week updates on baby’s growth as well as month-by-month changes that mom can expect and a forty-week pregnancy calendar as well as a symptom guide and a review of important pregnancy decisions. In this illustrated book you’ll also find pre-pregnancy advice: how to get pregnant in the first place and once you are pregnant, meal planning tips, healthy exercise, safe medication use, and general parenthood advice. This pregnancy book is the result of the efforts of a collective team of pregnancy experts who find nothing in medicine more exciting and satisfying than the birth of a healthy child with a healthy mother. Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy is an essential pregnancy resource for parents-to-be.

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.

You Your Baby Pregnancy

Author: Laura Riley
Publisher: Meredith Books
ISBN: 0696222213
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Family & Relationships

An up-to-date, thorough guide to pregnancy offers a week-by-week overview of fetal development, as well as straightforward, supportive advice on how to promote a healthy pregnancy, real-life labor, essential preparations for parenthood, feeding options, prenatal care, and more. Original. 50,000 first printing.

You and Your Baby Pregnancy

Author: Laura Riley
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 111808411X
Release Date: 2012-02-28
Genre: Health & Fitness

The most up-to-date, comprehensive week-by-week pregnancy guide As a mom-to-be, you have lots of questions. When will I start to show? How much weight will I gain? What are all those blood tests for? How long will labor last? This informative and reassuring guide provides expert answers to these questions and hundreds more in an easy-to-read format that coincides with each week of your pregnancy. From a respected and well-known obstetrician, this is the most up-to-date, comprehensive pregnancy guide on the market. Now in an all-new edition, the book gives you week-by-week coverage of every stage of your pregnancy, as well as information that will take you through your final post-natal doctor visit to help you make sense of relationships, returning to work, weight loss, breastfeeding, depression, anxiety, and more. Reflects current obstetrics practices Covers home birth, water birth, doula care, and other popular practices Includes information on Epilepsy, Vitamin D, flu shots, common prenatal labs, life with multiples, obesity, and much more Expanded coverage of what happens when you go to the hospital, new recommendations on eating in labor, immunizations during and after pregnancy, and postpartum birth control Illustrations help clarify key concepts and material If you're an expectant mom or dad, you'll look forward to turning to You & Your Baby: Pregnancy every week of your pregnancy—and beyond.

What to Eat When You re Pregnant

Author: Nicole M. Avena
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781607746799
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Cooking

A trimester-by-trimester guide to what to eat--as opposed to what to avoid--while pregnant and nursing, to support the mother's health and the baby's development during each stage of pregnancy, with 50 recipes. Pregnancy has traditionally been viewed as a time when women can give in to their food cravings and not worry about their weight. But new research suggests that the foods women eat during pregnancy can have a lasting effect on the baby's brain development and behavior, as well as the mother's waistline. While many books tell women what not to eat, there are few guides that tell women what to eat while also considering that hormonal influences during pregnancy can make it difficult to stick to a healthy diet. More and more women enter pregnancy overweight, gain an unhealthy amount of weight while pregnant, then struggle to lose the "baby weight" after the baby is born. Drawing on the latest research from the fields of medicine, nutrition, and psychology, this guide gives moms-to-be a clear understanding of what their bodies really need and how those foods contribute to the development of healthy and happy babies.

Your Pregnancy Week by Week

Author: Glade B. Curtis
Publisher:
ISBN: 1555613470
Release Date: 2004-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

A week-by-week guide that provides information about each stage of pregnancy, featuring illustrations that show what is happening to the developing baby and pregnant mother, and including a discussion of how to best prepare for pregnancy.

Before Birth

Author: Julie Currin
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1449570534
Release Date: 2015-12-16
Genre: Childbirth

As a graduate of medical school and practicing pediatrician, Dr. Julie Currin was intimately aware of the amazing stages of fetal growth and development occurring during each of her three pregnancies. It wasn't until her own sister's pregnancy, however, that Currin realized how little reliable and accessible information was available to expectant parents who haven't had the benefit of complex embryology and anatomy classes. So, with her sister and her sister's rapidly growing unborn child in mind, Currin set out to translate the complex stages of growth she learned about during medical school courses into a compilation of fun, interesting, and scientifically sound information that expectant parents can understand. Now she's making Before Birth available to everyone. Organized according to the forty-week model of pregnancy, Currin uses clear language and colorful illustrations to convey the complex mystery of fetal development to audiences unfamiliar with or daunted by medical terminology. While other books focus on the changes to the mother's body, Before Birth focuses specifically on the rapid growth of the tiny being inside the mother- allowing parents to ask informed questions at prenatal visits and marvel at their child's magnificence before they ever meet.

The Whole 9 Months

Author: Jennifer Lang
Publisher: Sonoma Press
ISBN: 1943451486
Release Date: 2016-09-13
Genre: Health & Fitness

"I'm thrilled that Dr. Lang has put her valuable knowledge into these pages. With this book in your hand, you are on your way to putting your health first and setting your baby up for lifelong wellness."--JESSICA ALBA, co-founder of The Honest Company Good for baby, good for you: Every mom-to-be knows how important it is to pick the right foods when you're eating for two--but the information overload on pre-natal nutrition can be stressful and time-consuming. The Whole Nine Months is your all-in-one pregnancy book with simple nutritional guidelines, up-to-date pregnancy research, and real mom-to-mom advice. Through reading The Whole Nine Months you'll discover how easy it can be to make good food choices for your body while growing a healthy, happy baby. An invaluable reference and cookbook during pregnancy, The Whole Nine Months contains: Nutritional Information: covering everything you need to know on essential baby-building nutrients, daily consumption needs, and where to find them in foods Over 100 Quick and Easy Recipes: including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options--with helpful hints on how to customize each recipe to suit your cravings Handy Tricks: helping you to handle nausea, cravings, and anything else that comes your way As an OB-GYN, activist, and mother herself, Dr. Lang knows how hard it can be to absorb the available information on pre-natal nutrition while tackling cravings and nausea. "Eating for two" is the single most important thing that you'll ever do--and The Whole Nine Months is the only pregnancy book you'll need to get it right.

Praying Through Your Pregnancy

Author: Jennifer Polimino
Publisher: Revell
ISBN: 9781441225580
Release Date: 2010-03-12
Genre: Health & Fitness

Praying Through Your Pregnancy shows a mother how to provide an early head start for her child through the power of prayer. With fresh spiritual insight, each chapter reveals what is happening with the baby's development that week, starting with the very first moment of conception, when God begins the creation of either a boy or a girl. Readers will learn how the confidence they place in God affects the healthy development of their precious growing baby, and how to reduce their own stress and anxiety by looking to the Creator. In this interactive guidebook, the author shares excerpts from her pregnancy journal as an encouragement for women to write their own thoughts and feelings, and each chapter ends with a Mother's Prayer and Scriptures for Meditation. Praying Through Your Pregnancy was a 2011 Christian Book Award Finalist.