Every woman wants to eat her best. But eating well can be challenging during the best of times. During pregnancy it is aggravated with curveballs such as nausea, cravings, or life. Before you ruin your healthful intentions, check out The Well-Rounded Pregnancy Cookbook, which offers a compromise by providing 100 recipes that meet every mother's needs by adapting them to her moods. Feeling nauseous? Turn Pine Nuts and Golden Raisins into a lemony-soup. Craving comfort foods? Modify Asian Cabbage Salad into a traditional but healthy treat. Ready to shed your baby pounds? Transform Fettucine with Mushrooms and Slow-Roasted Tomatoes into a beautiful salad. Feeling good today? Try some Broiled Salmon with Caramelized Fennel and Sweet Onion paired with Crisp Roasted Sweet Potatoes. And the Lemon Cookies and Devilicious Cupcakes are great for any mood. Easily customizable recipes also mean that mom-to-be and her family can sit down and enjoy the same meal, no matter how she's feeling. With helpful tips and options that minimize prep time, The Well-Rounded Pregnancy Cookbook is a must-have for any expectant, new or not-so-new mother, who needs a flexible solution for preparing delicious, healthful, meals! As the founder of Mothers & Menus, Inc. and a busy mom of three, Karen Gurwitz knows how hard it can be to find time to take care of yourself. In The Well-Rounded Pregnancy Cookbook, she encourages you to tune in to your body's needs and give yourself permission to honor your cravings. Her voice and the cookbook are a great accompaniment to your journey of motherhood
For todays woman, pregnancy is no longer a "delicate condition." Shes working, managing commitments inside and outside the home, and eager to stay fit - maybe even running a marathon! For the first time, theres a guide for all the mums-to-be that breaks down exercise and nutrition trimester-by-trimester, written by a mother whos also a two-time North American fitness champion, model and spokeswoman for the UFE (Ultimate Fitness Event) organization. It offers complete workouts tailored to different fitness levels and stages of pregnancy, along with healthy meal plans and 50 recipes. Real mums chime in with inspirational stories of how they successfully kept happy, healthy and fit even in stressful situations, and theres advice on everything from setting workout goals and dealing with lagging motivation to choosing sports bras, staying hydrated and coping with unwanted advice.
The wonderful news of a new addition to the family will leave you and your loved ones eager to prepare for their arrival. However, it is you, with the support of your partner, who will experience your child's first nine months of development during pregnancy. Your Pregnancy Week by Week tells you everything you need to know about your pregnancy. On a week-by-week basis, you can learn how your baby is developing, how and why your body is changing and what you can do to ensure a smooth and comfortable pregnancy, every step of the way. With clear, authoritative advice that demystifies complex medical jargon, this indispensable guide takes you through each stage of pregnancy, addressing common concerns and questions to ensure a healthy start for your baby.
A Gift of Time – Continuing Your Pregnancy when Your Baby?s Life Is Expected to Be Brief
A Gift of Time – Continuing Your Pregnancy when Your Baby?s Life Is Expected to Be Brief
Just discovered you're pregnant? Feeling a little bit lost? The Pregnancy Encyclopedia has the answers to all your questions, including the ones you haven't even thought of yet. From early pregnancy symptoms such as morning sickness to having a baby and breastfeeding, The Pregnancy Encyclopedia covers everything that you need to know. Top experts in the pregnancy field offer up encyclopedic knowledge on every topic from trying for a baby right through to caring for your newborn up to 3 months and everything in between, including pregnancy symptoms. The Pregnancy Encyclopedia is set out in an accessible question-and-answer format so you can find the answer to your burning questions, including information on morning sickness, c-sections, breastfeeding, baby clothes and even a due date pregnancy calculator. The Pregnancy Encyclopedia is the trusted back-up you need at one of the most important times in your life.
Your complete guide to having a healthy, happy pregnancy This updated and expanded third edition of Pregnancy ForDummies offers mothers-to-be practical advice and expert guidance on every stage of their pregnancy – and beyond! Understand what's happening with your baby and your body, and be guided through what to expect from labour, birth and becoming a new parent. Follow your baby's development – understand the changes you and your baby go through during all three trimesters Research your birth options – make informed choices that best suit your needs Care for your baby before birth – eat well and keep active during pregnancy Prepare for the birth of your baby – know what happens before, during and after labour Look after your newborn – find advice on breastfeeding and bringing your baby home Keep up with current issues —identify issues facing mothers today, such as returning to work or having children later in life Get expert advice on special situations – meet the challenges of multiple births, problems during pregnancy or miscarriage Open the book and find: Ways to increase your chances of getting pregnant Clear illustrations of how the body changes during pregnancy Advice for managing pre-existing conditions during pregnancy Discussion about complementary and alternative therapies Simple explanations of your birth options Information about parental leave entitlements Websites to access further support
This is the complete guide to pregnancy, day-by-day. Fully updated to reflect changes in medical practice, this new edition of the bestselling Day-by-Day Pregnancy Book provides comprehensive pregnancy advice from a team of experts. No other pregnancy book provides this level of detail, allied with such extraordinary photographs, 3D scans and illustrations which reveal in unprecedented clarity exactly what is happening to you and your baby every single day. From early foetal development to how your hormones prepare you for birth, learn from world-class experts. Plus, obstetricians, midwives and parents advise on your baby's development, medical matters, your changing body, diet, fitness and much more. The Day-by-day Pregnancy Book (previous ISBN 9781405332101) includes a special hour-by-hour rundown of what to expect during and immediately after birth, plus further reassurance for the first two weeks of your baby's life, will give a helping hand through the culmination of your pregnancy, from pain relief to those first intimate and unique moments between you and your child.
This is your pregnancy guide with the personal touch. From pre-conception through to the first six weeks after your baby's birth, "My Pregnancy" is packed with practical how-to and real-life experience. Written by six experts who are also mums themselves it's like having your own personal team of experts on-hand whenever you need them. They will help reassure you and answer all your questions advising you on antenatal care, nutrition, childbirth, fitness, baby care and emotional well being. Tips, ideas and words of encouragement from each of the experts appear throughout as well as "It happened to me" sections where they share their own personal stories and pearls of wisdom about pregnancy, birth and new motherhood. Feel informed without being overwhelmed with "My Pregnancy", the perfect pregnancy guide and a beautiful gift for all mothers-to-be.
Discovering that you are about to become a mum is one of life's most joyful moments. This indispensable guide from Gina Ford and consultant obstetrician Dr Charlotte Chaliha provides mums-to-be with the practical, reassuring and down-to-earth advice they need for a calm and contented pregnancy. Includes: - a month by month guide to the growth of your baby and your changing body - up-to-date guidance on nutrition, exercise and health - advice on preparing your home and lifestyle for a new arrival - how to prepare yourself for labour and birth - what to expect in the first few weeks with your baby The Contented Pregnancy is the essential guide to enjoying a relaxed pregnancy and giving your baby the very best start in life.
Your Pregnancy Companion is an informative and reassuring guide to pregnancy, birth and the first weeks with your baby. Full of the latest essential information and expert advice, it will help you to prepare yourself for motherhood and give your baby the best start in life. Zita also includes her own unique methods and advice which make her so successful with her clients’ pregnancies, such as relaxation techniques to prepare for birth, simple Mind-Body-Baby exercises to start bonding with your baby during pregnancy, and information on nutrition to help control morning sickness, sleep well and feel more energetic. Your Pregnancy Companion includes: · Stage-by-stage photographs of your developing baby · What to eat to stay healthy and help your baby develop · What to expect from antenatal care · How to prepare yourself physically and mentally for the birth · Information on genetics · Sections for expectant dads and preparing for fatherhood · Specific advice for mothers who have had IVF, have a higher risk pregnancy or who are expecting twins · Q&A sections to answer common questions and concerns · Essential advice to help you through the first weeks of parenthood, including breast- and bottle-feeding, promoting good sleep, keeping your baby clean and comfortable, ‘baby blues’/ PND, understanding your baby’s cries and having fun with your baby This is the perfect companion to help you prepare yourself physically and mentally for the most incredible and unique time in your life.
Both visual and practical, showing you the essential information that other books only tell you Some new parents feel daunted by huge pregnancy and babycare tomes. Pregnancy & Birth: Everything You Need to Know delivers just the right amount of information in crystal-clear detail. Each title gets straight to the point, showing parents exactly what they need to do, from what to avoid eating during pregnancy to how to cut a baby?s nails. The book includes stunning photographic overviews of Your Developing Body and Your Growing Baby. Plus, Your New Baby takes parents through the first six weeks of life with a newborn, with step-by-step sequences on feeding, bathing, changing nappies, and a visual guide to the medical check-ups. Simple, practical and highly visual, no parent-to-be should be without Pregnancy & Birth: Everything You Need to Know.
A practical, hands-on guide for all dads-to-be Being a dad has changed so much since you were born that you'd be forgiven for feeling a bit lost! This useful guide is filled with all the info that fathers-to-be need, covering the logistical, physical and emotional aspects of your journey into parenthood. Find out how you can get involved and support your partner! Get to grips with Pregnancy 101 – understand how your baby develops Plan for your baby's homecoming – discover the essential gear you need to buy (you need more than you think!) Choose the right carer – decide on the best person to get you and your partner through the pregnancy and birth Prepare for the big event – learn how to bea great birth partner and help your partner through labour Keep your baby safe and sound – discover how to care for a newborn Find support for yourself – work out who you can turn to for help Open the book and find: What to do when conception doesn't happen How to play an involved and active part in your partner's pregnancy Secrets for keeping your pregnant partner happy and healthy Information on your role during labour Advice on bringing your newborn home Lists of essential gadgets for babies (and dads)