The Thinking Woman s Guide to a Better Birth

Author: Henci Goer
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780399525179
Format: PDF, ePub
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Provides up-to-date information on the newest childbirth procedures and options, discussing such topics as cesareans, obstetricians and midwives, alternative birthing methods, medications, fetal monitoring, Lamaze classes, and other tests, procedures, and treatments. Original.

The Thinking Woman s Guide to a Better Birth

Author: Henci Goer
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440674302
Format: PDF, Kindle
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As an intelligent woman, you are probably used to learning as much as you can before making major decisions. But when it comes to one of the most important decisions of your life--how you will give birth—it is hard to gather accurate, unbiased information. Surprisingly, much of the research does not support common medical opinion and practice. Birth activist Henci Goer gives clear, concise information based on the latest medical studies. The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth helps you compare and contrast your various options and shows you how to avoid unnecessary procedures, drugs, restrictions, and tests. The book covers: Cesareans Breech babies Inducing labor Electronic Fetal Monitoring Rupturing Membranes Coping with slow labor Pain medication Epistiotomy Vaginal birth after a Ceasarean Doulas Deciding on a doctor or midwife Choosing where to have your baby and much more . . .

The Impatient Woman s Guide to Getting Pregnant

Author: Jean M. Twenge
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451620705
Format: PDF, Docs
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A lighthearted assessment of the medical, psychological, social and sexual aspects of conception shares advice for women on what they can do before contacting a doctor, explaining how to prepare oneself mentally and physically for pregnancy while offering insights into maximizing conception chances. Original. 35,000 first printing.

Choosing Single Motherhood

Author: Mikki Morrissette
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618833320
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Provides information and advice for women choosing to become single mothers, and includes interviews with family therapists and single mothers on the topic.

Easy Labor

Author: William Camann
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0307484092
Format: PDF, ePub
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THE FIRST COMPLETE, COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO PAIN RELIEF DURING LABOR AND DELIVERY Far too many expectant mothers find themselves unprepared when labor begins and natural techniques don’t effectively manage the pain. This indispensable guide provides reassuring, proven approaches to combining medical and natural techniques to ensure the most comfortable pain-free labor possible. In Easy Labor, you’ll discover • what to expect during labor, and key factors that affect your comfort • the facts on epidurals, safety concerns, and how effectively they reduce pain • the pros and cons of pain-relief medications • complementary and alternative methods, including water immersion, acupuncture, hypnosis, massage, and birth balls • how your choice of hospital or birth center affects your pain-management options • techniques to calm and eliminate the specific fears and stresses associated with childbirth So relax and enjoy your pregnancy, with this important book by your side! From the Trade Paperback edition.

Mama s Little Baby

Author: Dennis Brown
Publisher: Penguin USA
ISBN: 9780452274198
Format: PDF
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Offers advice on pre-and post-natal care, and parenthood

Pregnancy Birth and the Early Months

Author: Richard I. Feinbloom
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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While there are many books advocating particular approaches to childbirth, only Pregnancy, Birth and the Early Months lays out all the most recent research and options so that parents can make their own informed decisions. Widely acclaimed by obstetricians, this warm, honest guide has been updated to cover the latest advances in childbirth practices.

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean

Author: Elizabeth Kaufmann
Publisher: Hunter House
ISBN: 9780897932028
Format: PDF, ePub
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Provides guidance for women wondering about giving birth naturally after having a cesarean section, from coping with the inevitable negative opinions about VBAC to choosing the right caregiver

A Woman s Guide to a Healthy Stomach

Author: Jacqueline Wolf
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1459225759
Format: PDF, Docs
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Why do my jeans fit only in the morning? Why am I always guzzling Pepto-Bismol before a big meeting? Could my PMS cramps mean something serious? Here, finally, are the answers to these questions, and hundreds more, about the nagging stomach problems that plague so many women. In this reassuring guide, Dr. Jacqueline L. Wolf, a leading expert in the field of gastrointestinal health, explains the causes and cures for women's most common digestive ailments (including bloating, constipation, diarrhea, acid reflux, IBS) and more serious, life-altering conditions like Crohn's disease and endometriosis. This candid book deals with sensitive issues in a down-to-earth way and eradicates once and for all the secrecy and shame surrounding these urgent problems.

Five Keys for Understanding Men

Author: Gary L. Malone
Publisher: Authorlink
ISBN: 192870400X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Understanding men has baffled women since the time of Adam and Eve. But among psychiatric professionals, the mystery called man is well known. From the profound insights of a male psychoanalyst, this privileged information finally becomes public. Five principles drive the lives of men. By knowing them, anyone can understand the majority of male behavior, and learn to predict it.