The Pregnancy Bible: your Complete Guide to Pregnancy and Early Parenthood

The Pregnancy Bible: your Complete Guide to Pregnancy and Early Parenthood

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Now fully updated to reflect recent advances, this comprehensive, reader-friendly and up-to-date guide for expecting mothers and fathers features step-by-step illustrations, quick reference gatefolds, and a directory of test and procedures.

Firefly Books Ltd

An authoritative and up-to-date reference.

The Pregnancy Bible combines the knowledge and experience of medical specialists and family doctors -- all under the direction of practicing and widely published obstetricians.

It follows the complete sequence of fetal development in utero week by week. Each step is illustrated with full color photography -- many of which are life-size. Dozens of step-by-step illustrations help make the many aspects of infant care easier to master.

In-depth and highly readable information covers:

  • Nutrition and exercise
  • Cesarean section
  • Planning for a home birth
  • Options for pain relief
  • Prenatal and postpartum care
  • Coping with emotional changes
  • Taking care of newborns
  • Preparing a safe environment at home

Quick reference gatefold spreads help keep track of important tests and check-ups for each trimester. Included is an in-depth directory of specialized tests and procedures available for both mother and child.

The Pregnancy Bible is an extensive, accessible, up-to-the-minute sourcebook of everything expecting parents need to know, combining the knowledge and experience of many medical specialists and healthcare providers.


A comprehensive, reader friendly and up-to-date guide for expecting mothers and fathers, including step-by-step illustrations, quick reference gatefolds, a directory of test and procedures.

Publisher: Buffalo, NY : Firefly Books, c2003
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781552978481
1552978486
Characteristics: 392 p. : ill ; 25 cm

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Aug 04, 2008

A great book, especially for first-time parents. Lots of detailed information, easy to understand. Covers everything from becoming pregnant, through pregnancy and beyond. Very helpful!

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