Canada’s Pregnancy Care Book

Essential reading for anyone who is thinking about becoming pregnant or is already pregnant.
This comprehensive book features extensive yet easy-to-understand information on everything related to pregnancy, from preconception to birth.
The highly readable presentation style covers the following areas:
Part 1 – Before You Become Pregnant: Everything from genetics basics to avoiding risks such as food toxins
Part 2 – Your First Trimester (Months 1 to 3): Information on screening tests, diet and nutrition
Part 3 – Your Second Trimester (Months 4 to 6): Everything from body changes to personal care to exercising safely
Part 4 – Your Third Trimester (Months 7 to 9): Birth and newborn planning, childbirth classes and preparing for labor
Part 5 – Your Labor and Delivery: Birth positions, labor stages, special deliveries and interventions
Part 6 – After Your Baby Is Born: Information on newborn care, healthy parenthood and diet and exercise for breastfeeding mothers
Health conditions and complications specific to each trimester are featured, as is an FAQ section. With extensive charts, tables and illustrations, and a full-color presentation, this book will appeal to a wide range of consumers.
Mount Sinai Hospital is one of the top teaching hospitals in North America and one of Canada’s pre-eminent patient care, research and academic health science centers.


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ISBN-10: 0778802310
ISBN-EAN: 9780778802310
Price (USD):
Price (CAD): $34.95
Format: Trade Paperback
Number of Pages: 448
Published Date: 9/3/2009