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Nesting and Resting: Books for Expectant Parents

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A Green Guide to Your Natural Pregnancy and Birth: The Kind Way for You, Your Baby, and the Environment
by Claire Gillman Details
This authoritative guide by health and childcare expert Claire Gillman shows how a green approach helps you to have a natural, comfortable, and rewarding pregnancy, leading to a happy and healthy baby.
Body, Soul, & Baby: A Doctor's Guide to the Complete Pregnancy Experience
by Tracy W Gaudet Details
Body, Soul, and Baby offers a fresh perspective on pregnancy by showing women how to tune in to the cues offered by their bodies and souls-- as well as by the babies growing within them-- for a healthier pregnancy, a more fulfilling birth experience, and a deeper bond with their baby.
Feed the Belly: The Pregnant Mom's Healthy Eating Guide
by Frances Largeman-Roth Details
The only eating guide for expectant moms that helps indulge cravings while giving baby-and mom-the essential nutrients they need, Feed the Belly offers a complete look at healthy eating for all nine months. Written by new mom and Health magazine editor and dietitian Frances Largeman-Roth, Feed the Belly covers: - What to eat to get pregnant - How to pick the right foods to make your baby smarter - Where to get the nutrients you and your baby need - Which are the safest seafood picks and when to choose organic - How to choose the best fast food and easy on-the-go snacks - Stay-fit secrets (yoga poses included!)
Fit & Healthy Pregnancy: How to Stay Strong and In Shape for You and Your Baby
by Kristina Pinto Details
Exercise during pregnancy isn't just safe, it's healthy for you and your baby. Fit & Healthy Pregnancy dispels generations of old wives' tales about exercise and pregnancy so active women can stay strong and in shape.
Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy
by Roger Harms Details
Offers a reference guide to pregnancy and childbirth and a week-by-week guide to changes in both mother and baby.
Pregnancy Day by Day: An Illustrated Daily Countdown to Motherhood, From Conception to Childbirth and Beyond
by Paul Amato Details
An illustrated reference for expectant parents explains in intricate detail every stage of a pregnancy, in a comprehensive resource that also covers labor, birth, and life with a new baby.
The Complete Guide to Medications During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
by Carl P Weiner Details
A pharmaceutical guide for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding offers information on side effects, drug interactions, and effects on both situations for over six hundred common prescription and nonprescription drugs.
The Doula Guide to Birth: Secrets Every Pregnant Woman Should Know
by Ananda Lowe Details
Doula Ananda Lowe and health reporter Rachel Zimmerman have written a comprehensive book that draws on the wisdom of doulas, or professional labor assistants, whose experience with doctors, midwives, nurses, and hospitals makes them invaluable advocates before, during, and after birth.
The Everything Father-to-Be Book: A Survival Guide for Men
by Kevin Nelson Details
This useful guy-guide gives you all you need to be a perfect partner and a super dad! It also contains advice and tips from dads who've been there and lived to tell the tale.
The Expectant Father: Facts, Tips, and Advice for Dads-to-Be
by Armin A Brott Details
This book explores the emotional, financial, and even physical changes the father-to-be may experience during his partner's pregnancy. Written in an easy-to-absorb format and filled with sound advice and practical tips for men, this volume reassures, commiserates, and informs.
What to Expect When You're Expecting
by Heidi Eisenberg Murkoff Details
A brand new, cover-to-cover revision of America's pregnancy bible. What to Expect When You're Expecting is a new book for a new generation of expectant moms filled with the most up-to-date information reflecting not only what's new in pregnancy, but what's relevant to pregnant women.
Updated 09/09/2014
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