While there is perhaps no happier time in a womanas life than the first few months of her pregnancy, it can also be stressful. Expectant mothers naturally worry about everything. Are the symptoms they are experiencing normal? Are they eating right? And most important, is their baby all right? The Stress-Free Pregnancy Guide dispels myths and puts mothersa endless worries to rest with a healthy dose of reassuring and reader-friendly advice based on renowned obstetrician Carol Livotias 30 years of experience in private practice. Expectant moms will discover exactly why their bodies are experiencing certain changes, what else to expect, and how to recognize any rare but real problems should they occur. From before conception through the postpartum period, the authors lead women through every step of their pregnancy with sound, practical medical advice. Filled with useful sidebars that help separate fact from fiction, and delightful anecdotes from Dr. Livotias own practice, The Stress-Free Pregnancy Guide shows women that the most exciting time in their lives should not be fraught with unnecessary worry.The average weight gain during pregnancy in the United States is thirty-five pounds. According to the March of ... Those other ten pounds are the Twinkie factoraputting mayonnaise on your sandwich to get the chicken down or having a cookie with your milk. ... nutrition, you can keep your weight gain to twenty-five pounds.
|Title||:||The Stress-Free Pregnancy Guide|
|Author||:||Carol LIVOTI, Elizabeth TOPP|
|Publisher||:||AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn - 2008-09-03|