The Rough Guide to Pregnancy and Birth

The Rough Guide to Pregnancy and Birth

by Kaz Cooke

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/04/2010

 
The best-selling Rough Guide to Pregnancy and Birth gives you the up-to-date lowdown on pregnancy, birth and coping when you first get home.

This is a week by week guide to what's happening to you and the baby, from choosing where to give birth, coping with nausea and understanding the tests you will need, to breastfeeding for the first time and adapting to life with a newborn. Kaz Cooke offers no bossy-boots rules, just the sanest, wittiest advice you'll ever get, plus lots of cartoons.

This fully updated third edition includes news sections on Getting Ready: advice on trying for a baby and Fertility troubles and assisted conception: what might be causing fertility troubles and what you can do about it, plus the process of IVF or other assisted conception if it's needed. You'll find expanded sections on genetic problems, the caesarean debate, how to care for premature babies, choosing the right nappies for you plus information especially for partners from boosting their fertility to what they should do during labour.

The Rough Guide to Pregnancy and Birth has everything you will need to know about the scary parts, the funny parts and your private parts.
ISBN:
9781848365599
9781848365599
Category:
Pregnancy
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
01-04-2010
Language:
English
Publisher:
APA Publications
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Edition:
3rd Edition
Pages:
496
Dimensions (mm):
239x179x27mm
Weight:
0.83kg
Kaz Cooke

Kaz Cooke is a bestselling author and cartoonist whose books have informed and tickled Australians and New Zealanders for more than twenty years. Her books include Up the Duff: The Real Guide to Pregnancy, Babies & Toddlers: The Sequel to Up the Duff, Girl Stuff 8-12, Girl Stuff: Your Full-on Guide to the Teen Years - all updated each year; Women's Stuff, the children's picture books Wanda Linda Goes Beserk and The Terrible Underpants, and the novel Ada. With a background in journalism, she's a mum who enjoys reseach, toast and having a good lie down.

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