3 edition of Pregnancy and childbirth found in the catalog.
Pregnancy and childbirth
|Statement||Sheila Kitzinger ; photography by Camilla Jessel and Nancy Durrell McKenna.|
|Contributions||Kitzinger, Sheila, 1929-|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||400|
Natural pain relief during labor Best Pregnancy Books for First-Time Moms If this is your first time pregnant, get ready to rely pretty heavily on pregnancy books. In addition, these interventions can disrupt the natural rhythms of labor, undermine womens confidence in our capacity to give birth, and decrease our satisfaction with our birth experiences. Factors that create a climate of confidence include caregivers who listen to you and respect the birthing process; friends and family who provide support; and a birthing environment in which you feel comfortable. It gives you information on both medicated and natural childbirths and leaves the decision up to you. New pregnancy books can offer a fresh take or unique perspectives, and are usually chock full of new research and medical findings.
And yet this book manages to be a smart, readable guide that is not preachy — a rarity for pregnancy books. She presents the research on holding your babysign language, and baby-led weanin g, empowering mamas to connect and bond during that first year. It really makes you feel better about the whole experience. But what we especially like is how it also thoughtfully tackles lifestyle issues, such as budgeting for baby expenses and the effect pregnancy and baby may have on a marriage. The author is a dad himself, which is, needless to say, a requirement for writing a book like this!
The second half is about the birth process and the whole biological aspect, which is great for anyone even if you plan on having a hospital birth. Avoiding routine use of other medical interventions when possible. I recognize that there is no sure thing in how nature progresses. The best books for first-time moms will guide you through the next nine months while helping to eliminate the new mom jitters and stress.
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Other topics include choosing a healthcare provider, prenatal testing, labor, pain management, recovery, breastfeeding, emotional ups and downs and many other issues. First of all, there are no guarantees: Birth is unpredictable and beyond our control.
So why were so many books talking about everything that could go wrong?! I liked how it didn't dogmatically advocate natural-birth or hospital-birth. Natural mamas will want to add this resource to their collection of pregnancy books!
The end chapters of the book deal with the labor and delivery of the baby, including the possible emergencies that may arise. The factual information is provided in a practical way, including how to pick a place of birth, talk to your doctor or midwife and most importantly how to trust your body.
A sugar addict, she was 60lbs overweight and her health was in tatters. I liked how they included contrasting quotes from women's experiences for example, a quote from a woman who loved her epidural, and one from a I'm not sure if I've read this ENTIRE book cover-to-cover, but I have read a lot of it.
The advice is balanced, honest, medically up-to-date and beautifully presented. It also includes information on pumping breast milkwhich is something a lot of moms are doing these days.
This book was written by dozens of people, including midwives, doctors, mothers, and public health experts. Look no further! My reviews below of each of the top 35 best-selling pregnancy books utilize a rating system that will help you match these topics to books that address them well.
In order to help you find the books that are worth your time I wrote an article about what to read when you are pregnant. It is fully referenced I'm talking pages of references! This book had a brief "how you and your child develop over the pregnancy" chapter and separate chapters for everything else.
The book goes into detail about the nitty gritty of nutrition, covering everything from the vitamins and minerals you should be taking in while pregnant, to the discussion of healthy fats and their importance. There is significant material addressing shifting roles, personal growth, relationships, the purpose and importance of parenting, and the needs of babies in some of the books.
Because baby may clock in at under 10 lbs. I recommend this book more as a reference tool rather than a book to read cover to cover. What I can say with absolute confidence is that being armed with knowledge, and knowing what is possible, has eliminated my fears of birth and that itself is worth every little bit of effort I have made.
Often times those decisions, despite our best intentions, are not ours to make. While many pregnancy books touch on nutrition and diet, this guide makes food the main event, offering information on nutrition, how much to eat and recipes for mom-to-be.
It also goes into all of the interventions to allow women and their birth companions to be able to weigh the risks and benefits and be able to make the most informed choices.Mar 01, · The Switzerland of pregnancy and childbirth books, Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn clearly lays out all pregnancy and birth options without obviously favoring one side or the other in the medical versus natural debate.
In fact, this is the only baby book I've encountered that when discussing circumcision doesn't immediately follow the /5.
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Sheila Kitzinger is the world's foremost birth educator and activist, and is known and respected worldwide as a social anthropologist of birth and a leading authority on women's experiences of pregnancy and motherhood. Her previous books include The Experience of Childbirth and the classic bestseller Pregnancy and Childbirth.5/5(1).
PRAISE FOR pregnancy and birth. From Publishers Weekly: “In this third spin-off of ‘Our Bodies, Ourselves,’ the self-described women’s health ‘bible’ first published in the s, the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective focuses on pregnancy, birth and recovery.
Apr 22, · VA/DoD Pregnancy Guideline Purple Book Pregnancy and Childbirth: A Goal Oriented Guide to Prenatal Care is based on the VA/DoD Management of Pregnancy Clinical Practice Guideline, and includes evidence-based recommendations for prenatal care for all pregnant women receiving care in the DoD and VA healthcare systems.
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