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African-American women face unique challenges during pregnancy. Here is a they can turn to for medical information, health advice, and emotional support during this exhilarating, and sometimes anxious, time. Dr. Hilda Hutcherson, an esteemed Ob-Gyn, explains all the bodily changes, feelings, and medical procedures you may encounter when pregnant. From planning a pregnancy to caring for your newborn, Dr. Hutcherson provides comforting wisdom from her years of experience as a doctor and mother of four. Most important, she addresses such potential risks as fibroid, diabetes, lupus, high blood pressure, and skin conditions.

This extraordinary resource offers medically sound and reassuring advice on choosing a care provider ... caring for yourself successfully in each trimester ... the signs and symptoms that necessitate a call to a health care practitioner...minimizing the chances of birth defects... breastfeeding basics ... and much more.

The first childbirth encyclopedia written for African-American mothers-to-be, Having Your Baby addresses all the issues, concerns, and questions you may have about pregnancy and childbirth.

Synopsis:

Provides information about each stage of pregnancy from conception to childbirth, gives advice on pre-and post-natal care, and tells how to prepare for parenthood

Synopsis:

In this reassuring book, Dr. Hilda Hutcherson, an esteemed Ob-Gyn and Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University, shares all the medical information and emotional support you'll need during this exhilarating and sometimes anxious time. As an African American woman, you face unique challenges during pregnancy. From planning your pregnancy to caring for your newborn, Dr. Hutcherson provides comforting wisdom from her experience as a.

Table of Contents

Ch. 1. Before You Conceive: Preparing for Pregnancy Emotionally, Financially, Physically, and Medically — Ch. 2. Now That You've Conceived: Taking Care Through Your Pregnancy — Ch. 3. The First Trimester: Your Growing Baby, Your Changing Body, Your Emotions — Ch. 4. The Second Trimester: Your Growing Baby, Your Changing Body, Your Emotions — Ch. 5. The Third Trimester: Your Growing Baby, Your Changing Body, Your Emotions — Ch. 6. Eating Right During Pregnancy — Ch. 7. The Benefits of Exercise — Ch. 8. Talking About Sex — Ch. 9. How Pregnancy Affects Your Daily Routine — Ch. 10. Special Care Pregnancy: Medical Conditions, Age-Related Difficulties, and Multiple Births — Ch. 11. When Something Goes Wrong: How to Recognize Complications — Ch. 12. Having Your Baby: What to Expect During Labor and Delivery — Ch. 13. All About Breast Feeding — Ch. 14. The Basics of Newborn Care — Ch. 15. Your Body, Your Emotions After the Baby — App. A. Your Pregnancy Diary — App. B. Recommended Weight Gain Time Table.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307776037
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Subject:
Medical : Gynecology & Obstetrics
Author:
Hutcherson, Hilda Dr
Author:
Williams, Margaret
Author:
Hutcherson, Hilda
Subject:
Pregnancy
Subject:
Medical sciences
Subject:
Gynecology and obstetrics
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Childbirth
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Pregnancy & Childbirth
Subject:
Gynecology & Obstetrics
Subject:
African-American women
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
African American Studies-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19970325
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
414

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » General
Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » Pregnancy and Birth
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Medical Specialties
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Womens Health
History and Social Science » African American Studies » General
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies

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"Synopsis" by , Provides information about each stage of pregnancy from conception to childbirth, gives advice on pre-and post-natal care, and tells how to prepare for parenthood
"Synopsis" by , In this reassuring book, Dr. Hilda Hutcherson, an esteemed Ob-Gyn and Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University, shares all the medical information and emotional support you'll need during this exhilarating and sometimes anxious time. As an African American woman, you face unique challenges during pregnancy. From planning your pregnancy to caring for your newborn, Dr. Hutcherson provides comforting wisdom from her experience as a.
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