Sarah Buckley might be called a third-wave natural birth advocate. A doctor and a mother, she approaches the question of how a woman and baby might have the most fulfilling birth experience with respect for the wisdom of both medical science and the human body.
Using current medical and epidemiological research plus wom... read more
The up-to-date lowdown on pregnancy, birth and coping when you first get home. No bossy-boots rules, just lots of cartoons and the soundest, sanest, wittiest advice you'll ever get. Everything you need to know about the scary parts, the funny parts and your private parts.
Week by week: what's happening to you and... read more
The answers to all those burning questions that none of the other pregnancy books provide.
How much alcohol is really safe in pregnancy? Why do humans find giving birth so difficult? Can my baby dream? Does becoming a parent change your brain? Why do newborns smell so good? Will the shape of my bump tell me the sex of m... read more
|Author:||Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo|
Outlines four plans that prescribe compatible diet, exercise, and supplement programs for each major blood type, in a guide designed to help readers promote optimal fertility, prenatal care, pregnancy, nursing, postpartum recovery, and baby health. Reprint.
Clear answers to hundreds of concerns: How diet affects morning sickness, mood swings, leg cramps How to tell what's safe to eat and what's not. Whether or not your baby will suffer if you can't drink milk. Featuring the Best
|Author:||Heidi Murkoff & Sharon Mazel|
New fourth edition, completely revised and updated. This new look fourth edition has been adapted for Australia and New Zealand and is the must-have book for a new generation of expectant parents. Its up to date information reflects whats new in pregnancy and whats relevant to todays pregnant women. Heidi Murkoff has rewritte... read more
First published nearly 40 years ago, "A Child Is Born" broke astonishing new ground, offering an unprecedented glimpse of life inside the womb.This completely revised edition of the beloved international classic is now entirely in color, with historic, never-before-seen photos in every chapter and an entirely new text.
Refreshingly honest, openly frank and candidly blunt, this book has been written by a mother for other mothers. It oozes with warm fuzzies, it reeks of mumsy terms, it exudes realism in every paragraph and it is refreshing in its guiltless honesty.Modern first-time mothers are often alone - devoid of once traditional motherho... read more
|Author:||Sam McBratney & Anita Jeram|
This baby book features characters and scenes from the children's book, "Guess How Much I Love You". When completed, the baby book should provide parents with a detailed account of the first two years of their child's life. There are spaces to attach newspaper clippings and photographs.
Getting cellulite on your cellulite? Inhaling a lemon to cope with morning sickness? Been compared to a silverback gorilla? Jaquie's been there done that, and she can help you keep your sense of humour as well as reassure you about those pregnancy curveballs.
Comprehensive and calming, reassuring and reliabile, I'm Not ... read more
Pregnancy is a time of wonder and of momentous change, both emotionally and physically. For many women, it is a time like no other in their lives, filled with excitement and awe but also with great uncertainty and vulnerability. This book-and-audio program brings together writings and simple daily practices for bringing the t... read more
This title offers a charming insight into child-rearing practices across the globe. For any parent weary of the so-called 'expert advice' that's peddled in books and on TV, this refreshing read lifts the lid on how other cultures parent their children, with some interesting - and surprising - insights. Mei-Ling Hopgood explor... read more
Pregnancy should be a positive experience, a natural state when a woman's body is at its full potential, but many women can find this time unsettling due to increased hormone levels, physical changes and external pressures. Yoga during pregnancy can be a valuable tool, not only as a form of exercise but as way of learning acc... read more
Written by one of the world's leading obstetricians, this extraordinary book takes a totally fresh look at what parenting means at the beginning of the 21st century. Addressing both parents, the book looks at all aspects of life, through the nine months of pregnancy and the following nine of the baby's life. It is both a prac... read more
From their combined twenty years of work in a clinic, as well as their own parenting experience, the authors review the anecdotes and beliefs, from the slightly unusual to the stranger-than-fiction, and compare them with the scientific evidence.
|Author:||Pamela Redmond Satran|
This is the up-to-the-minute word on what's hot and what's not in baby names. Every new parent faces the dilemma of what to call their baby - should you stick to something traditional? Or come up with something unfamiliar? Since its first publication in 2004, "Cool Names for Babies" has become the last word in what names are ... read more
This book provides advice and guidance on how to fall in love with your baby before birth, from parenting guru, Dr Miriam Stoppard.Building that special relationship with your baby starts before birth. Forming a close, early bond can make a real difference to your baby's wellbeing, your feelings as a parent and in creating a ... read more
This book is the essential guide to nutrition for women who are either planning to conceive, are pregnant or have given birth. It will also help women who are having difficulty conceiving or taking their baby to term. Top nutritionist Patrick Holford and Foresight practitioner Susannah Lawson start with a pre-conception nutri... read more
"Move over, Lamaze. HypnoBirthers say their form of deep relaxation takes the panting and pain out of labor."--Time Magazine
Childbirth is not something to be feared; it is a natural expression of life. With HypnoBirthing, your pregnancy and childbirth will become the gentle, life-affirming process it was meant to ... read more