Author - Publisher -  Dorling Kindersley Publishers LtdEdition - 2001 
Binding - paperback
Language - English
Pages - 376
Condition - New

Dr. Miriam Stoppard, bestselling author and a popular medical authority on birth and baby issues, explains all the latest medical theories and practices - from fertility treatment to fetal monitoring, home birth to hospital birth, conception to child care. Parents-to-be, whether it is their first child or their fifth, will find the facts and reassurance they need to make sound, informed decisions.

Unique "mother and baby" features throughout the book examine the seperate needs of mother and baby during every stage of pregnancy. Dr. Stoppard gives advice on the correct diet, nutrition, and exercise for a healthy pregnancy, while case studies focus on special concerns such as maternal diabetes, breech presentations, or previous miscarriages. Illustrated with over 500 photographs, drawings, sonograms and charts, Conception, Pregnancy and Birth is the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide to all the mysteries and wonders of new parenthood.

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