Using a countdown mode starting on day 280, offers one page of tips, anecdotes, quotes, and information for each day of a pregnancy.
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.
Author: Jenny McCarthy
Publisher: Hardie Grant Publishing
Finally! A well designed, well researched, easy-to-use organizer for every stage of pregnancy. Forget ducks and bunny rabbits - this clean, sophisticated organizer is designed for modern parents-to-be.An essential addition to your pregnancy library, this handy tool simplifies the process of preparing for a baby. Tabs provide quick access to checklists, forms, and questionnaires that help manage the details of pregnancy and baby's first weeks at home.This journal- sized organizer fits perfectly in a handbag, making it the ideal companion for the many travels between night-stand, desk, and practitioner's office. With space to answer questions about pregnancy and baby's birth, 40 weeks+ ultimately becomes a record of the amazing journey into parenthood!The contents include: * Detailed timeline and pregnancy calendar * Interview questions for obstetricians, midwives, pediatricians, nannies, and day care centers * Questions to formulate a birth plan * Prenatal check-up pages * Practical baby shopping list for parents * Gift tracker * Tips on saving time around the house * Coach's preparations and contact lists * Feeding and diapering records * Helpful resources * Pocket for paperwork or keepsakes * and much more
Follow your pregnancy journey every single day with this unrivalled book, now fully updated to reflect the latest changes in medical practice. No other pregnancy book provides this level of detail, allied with extraordinary photographs, 3D scans and illustrations that reveal in unprecedented clarity exactly what is happening to you and your baby every day. The book also covers labour, birth and the first two weeks of your baby's life. Carefully updated with the help of Australian obstetrician, Professor Jonathan Morris, The Day-by-day Pregnancy Book will become your pregnancy bible.
Countdown to My Birth
Author: Julie B Carr
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
This day by day account of pregnancy will help expecting mothers discover captivating facts like when your baby is the length and weight of a hot dog roll, when the heart begins to beat, when their eyes open and they begin to look around, and 277 additional daily developmental facts beginning with "making me" and concluding with the "arrival." This book will warm a mom's heart and soul. It's the making of a miracle and a keepsake forever Jodie Lynn, syndicated family columnist for Parent to Parent. “A fun way to keep track of the changes in your developing baby and get ready for the even bigger changes ahead.” —Rachel Bye, MD, pediatrician “This book will warm a mom’s heart and soul. It’s the making of a miracle and a keepsake forever” —Jodie Lynn, syndicated family columnist for Parent to Parent.
The practical, comforting, honest, and hilarious bestseller for moms-to-be, with more than one and a half million copies in print! Your doctor gives you medical advice. Your mother buys you baby clothes. But who can give you the real skinny when you’re pregnant? Your girlfriends, of course—at least, the ones who’ve been through the exhilaration and exhaustion, the agony and ecstasy of pregnancy. Four-time delivery room veteran Vicki Iovine talks to you the way only a best friend can—in the book that will go the whole nine months for every mother-to-be. In this revised and updated edition, get the lowdown on all those little things that are too strange or embarrassing to ask, practical tips, and hilarious takes on everything pregnant. What really happens to your body—from morning sickness and gas to eating everything in sight—and what it’s like to go from being a babe to having one. The Many Moods of Pregnancy—why you’re so irritable/distracted/tired/lightheaded (or at least more than usual). Staying Stylish—You may be pregnant, but you can still be the fashionista you’ve always been (or at least you don’t have to look like a walking beachball)—wearing the hippest designers and proudly showing off your bump. Pregnancy is Down To a Science—from in vitro fertilization to scheduled c-sections, there are so many options, alternatives, and scientific tests to take that being pregnant can be downright confusing! And much more! For a reassuring voice or just a few good belly laughs, turn to this straight-talking guide on what to really expect when you’re expecting.
The Baby Bump
Author: Carley Roney
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Becoming pregnant is hugely exciting, but with so many things to think about, it can also be a bit overwhelming. Ease all worries with The Baby Bump, a comprehensive guide that offers expert and real mom advice on surviving those all-important nine months. Featuring tips and advice on everything future moms really want to knowincluding what is safe to eat, how the baby develops week by week, and what to expect in the delivery room—reading this book is like chatting with a been-there, done-that best friend. The Baby Bump offers a wealth of fun features such as Birth Plan Checklists, a Kick Count Tracker, and a Work Your Wardrobe outfit assembly guide. It's the must-have resource for any mom-to-be.
Today’s pregnancy books may no longer recommend martinis and cigarettes to help pregnant women relax, but most offer moms to be a ton of worthless information—like what kind of fruit your baby is the size of at Week 16. Is there any practical value in knowing that your child resembles produce? And where’s the good stuff—the useful details, like beware of the baby registry and all the crap you will never use, or be prepared to get breast milk all over everything you own? Hilarious, candid, and easy to read, Funny Little Pregnant Things is full of helpful information about all the stuff people don’t tell you about pregnancy—the good, the bad, and the ugly.
A simple, easy-to-follow guide for staying fit while pregnant and shedding the post-baby pounds after! Being a mom is the toughest job in the world. It's difficult to take time for yourself. Now, in How to Exercise When You're Expecting, even the busiest moms can learn how to stay strong and fit during their pregnancy and lose the post-baby weight after. Lindsay Brin, a women's fitness expert and creator of #1 bestselling Moms Into Fitness DVD series, shares insider tips to: -Understanding and tackling food cravings -Exercises that are safe to perform during different stages of pregnancy -Preparing for labor through relaxation and yoga techniques -How your body and metabolism changes after childbirth -Keeping fitness and nutrition a priority when time is scarce Battle-tested through Lindsay's own pregnancies, How to Exercise When You're Expecting offers a before, during, and after guide that will get moms back in pre-baby shape-or better. From the Trade Paperback edition.
There are approximately 3,712 ways for a guy to look stupid during pregnancy - this book's here to help you avoid all(most) of them. And here's your first hint: Focus on what you can be doing for her rather than what's happening to her. She's pregnant. She knows that. You know that. And her 152 baby books tell her exactly what she can expect. Your job is to learn what you can do between the stick turning blue and the drive to the delivery room to make the next nine months go as smoothly as possible. That's where John Pfeiffer steps in. Like any good coach, he's been through it. He's dealt with the morning sickness and doctor visits, painting the baby's nursery and packing the overnight bag, choosing a name, hospital, and the color of the car-seat cover. All the while he remained positive and responsive - there with a "You're beautiful" when necessary - but assertive during the decision-making process (he didn't want to wind up with a kid named Percy). And now it's your turn. She might be having the baby, but you have plenty of responsibilities.
The enhanced ebook edition of Mommy IQ includes 11 exclusive video clips and a collection of audio discussions where Rosie Pope levels with you on the challenges of pregnancy. Travel with Rosie from her maternity boutique to her home and get personal advice on topics from what to wear while pregnant to how to handle difficult subjects like intimacy during pregnancy, prenatal testing, and learning the baby’s sex. Rosie’s own doctor, Dr. Amos Grunebaum, and husband Daron also lend their unique perspectives on topics like: the questions a pregnant woman should ask her doctor and how to make your partner feel included in the experience, and more. Rosie Pope, pregnancy expert, maternity fashion designer, and star of Bravo's hit show Pregnant in Heels offers an all-encompassing guide to pregnancy. What's your Mommy IQ? Every mom-to-be wants a perfect, healthy pregnancy. But as the nine months start to fly by, it's easy for new parents to become overwhelmed and intimidated by the mountains of information and advice available. Enter pregnancy expert Rosie Pope. With her signature style, humor, and razor-sharp expertise, Rosie offers women the ultimate guide to these unique nine months ahead. Chapter by chapter and month by month, Rosie helps women raise their own Mommy IQ by telling them exactly what's going on with their baby, their body, and their partner. Tackling everything that might weigh on a new mom's mind— from prenatal testing and ultrasounds, to setting nutrition and exercise goals, to creating a birth plan—Rosie guides new parents with humor and been-there insights, and plenty of medical facts and advice from renowned experts and doctors to back it all up. Through practical checklists, sidebars, and her own personal stories, Rosie shares the tips, tricks, and secrets that will ease moms from that initial nerve-racking checkup through the first sleepless nights at home with a new baby. The ultimate must-have guide for any mom-to-be, Rosie Pope's Mommy IQ will give women the confidence they need to stay healthy, keep relationships strong, and even laugh a little when the going gets tough. Please note that due to the large file size of these special features this enhanced e-book may take longer to download then a standard e-book.
The Baby Owner's Manual has taught more than 300,000 parents worldwide how to "operate" newborns and infants. Now the bestselling book is back in an all-new deluxe packageand it's the perfect shower gift for any hip parent-to-be. The Baby Owner's Starter Kit includes: The Baby Owner's Manual Growth Chart, with stickers for marking baby's progress Diaper Changing Instructional Poster Babysitter's Memo Pad Decorative magnet Packaged with irreverent schematic diagrams, troubleshooting tips, and a handsome keepsake box, The Baby Owner's Starter Kit makes parenting as easy as 1-2-3.
From the #1 website and lifestyle destination for pregnant women and new moms, TheBump.com, this portable paperback offers every list, every question to ask, and tip that moms-to-be need to plan and prepare for baby’s arrival. TheBump.com is the most trusted site for moms-to-be and new mothers, and now, Carley Roney and the editors of The Bump present the essential collection of checklists, timelines, and other organizational tools for the nine months before, and the weeks right after, baby's birth. The Bump Book of Baby Lists covers the practical and fun details of every month of pregnancy, including the questions to ask your doctor, what you need for the nursery, how to set up a birth plan, and more. With lines for jotting notes on the go, this portable paperback travels everywhere with the parents-to-be, making the what-to-do, how, and when of pregnancy planning much less stressful.