Cover image for Pregnancy day by day / Canadian consultant Elaine Herer, MD ; editor-in-chief Maggie Blott, MB BS.
Pregnancy day by day / Canadian consultant Elaine Herer, MD ; editor-in-chief Maggie Blott, MB BS.
3rd Canadian edition., Revised and updated.
Publication Information:
Toronto : Dorling Kindersley, 2018.

Physical Description:
496 pages : colour illustrations ; 27 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.

"Count down your pregnancy day by day with advice from a team of experts and amazing images for every stage of your baby's development"--Cover.
"An illustrated, day-by-day guide to pregnancy, including guidelines on nutrition, exercise, and pregnancy concerns and complications. Detailed information on labour and birth is also included, along with the first few weeks of life with a new baby."-- Provided by publisher.


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618.2 PRE Book Adult General Collection
618.2 PRE Book Adult General Collection

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Comprehensive health, fertility, planning, relationship, nutrition, fitness, and labor advice for Canadian parents from a team of experts for every single day of your pregnancy.

Count down your pregnancy day by day of each trimester with practical information plus 3D photos and illustrations for every stage of your baby's development. Look at every week of pregnancy, with a detailed section for each day showing how your baby is developing with advice on nutrition, health, and relationships, as well as Q&As with experts and moms. This updated and revised 3rd edition includes fully updated text to reflect changes in Canadian medical practice, Cesarean sections, non-invasive prenatal testing, fitness and nutrition recommendations for adapting special diets, maternity rights and benefits in Canada, and resources, plus up-to-date images.
Also covering labor, birth, and the first two weeks of your baby's life with cutting-edge photos and illustrations, Pregnancy Day By Day will be your pregnancy bible -- every day.

Author Notes

Maggie Blott has worked for more than 30 years in obstetrics and gynecology. Formerly a consultant obstetrician at Kings College Hospital and University College Hospital in London, she was spokesperson for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and has written a magazine column for women with gynecological problems. Currently, Dr. Blott works as a consultant obstetrician and gynecologist in Abu Dhabi, where she is actively involved in antenatal care and delivery.

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