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The New Mom's Survival Guide: How to Reclaim Your Body, Your Health, Your Sanity, and Your Sex Life After Having a Baby

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Why cant I lose the extra weight?

Why am I shedding like my pet golden retriever?

Im just too tired to have sex— and it hurts. What should I do?

How can I tell the difference between the “baby blues” and a real depression?

Why am I having so many fights with my husband?

At last your baby has arrived, and youre experiencing all the joys that come with being a new mom. But you may not have bargained on acne and enlarged feet, not to mention constipation, vaginal pain, mood swings, or perhaps one of the more serious conditions that pregnancy can trigger. So what can you do to deal with all these unexpected challenges? In this compassionate, comprehensive guide, Dr. Jennifer Wider, a physician as well as the mother of two small children, delivers up-to-date medical information, candid answers to a host of questions, and expert advice on a range of postpartum issues, including:

Sex and intimacy after pregnancy—physical and mental roadblocks

•Marital stresses and strains

•How to safely lose weight and exercise

•Cracked nipples and other breast-feeding concerns

•When the baby blues are more than just a phase

•Coping with thyroid problems, anemia, diabetes, urinary incontinence, and other conditions that can show up during or after pregnancy

From redefining yourself to taking care of yourself while caring for your baby, The New Moms Survival Guide offers such a wealth of practical help that new moms will turn to it again and again.

Synopsis:

An authoritative yet accessible and candid book by an expert on women's health, this medical guide focuses exclusively on all the postpartum physical, mental, and emotional health issues that new moms are likely to face.

Synopsis:

Why cant I lose the extra weight?

Why am I shedding like my pet golden retriever?

Im just too tired to have sex— and it hurts. What should I do?

How can I tell the difference between the “baby blues” and a real depression?

Why am I having so many fights with my husband?

At last your baby has arrived, and youre experiencing all the joys that come with being a new mom. But you may not have bargained on acne and enlarged feet, not to mention constipation, vaginal pain, mood swings, or perhaps one of the more serious conditions that pregnancy can trigger. So what can you do to deal with all these unexpected challenges? In this compassionate, comprehensive guide, Dr. Jennifer Wider, a physician as well as the mother of two small children, delivers up-to-date medical information, candid answers to a host of questions, and expert advice on a range of postpartum issues, including:

Sex and intimacy after pregnancy—physical and mental roadblocks

•Marital stresses and strains

•How to safely lose weight and exercise

•Cracked nipples and other breast-feeding concerns

•When the baby blues are more than just a phase

•Coping with thyroid problems, anemia, diabetes, urinary incontinence, and other conditions that can show up during or after pregnancy

From redefining yourself to taking care of yourself while caring for your baby, The New Moms Survival Guide offers such a wealth of practical help that new moms will turn to it again and again.

About the Author

Jennifer Wider is a doctor and medical journalist who was formerly managing editor of the ivillage Health Channel website, and is currently a news service reporter for the Society for Women's Health Research, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the health of women. Her column for SWHR covers a variety of women's health/medical topics and is syndicated to newspapers, magazines, and websites across the country. She lives with her physician husband, and daughter and son, in Westport, Connecticut.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780553805031
Author:
Wider, Jennifer
Publisher:
Bantam
Author:
Jennifer Wider, M.D.
Author:
Wider, Jennifer Md
Subject:
Mothers
Subject:
Postnatal care
Subject:
Women's Health - General
Subject:
Gynecology & Obstetrics
Subject:
Pregnancy & Childbirth
Subject:
Mothers -- Health and hygiene.
Subject:
Women's Health.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Womens Health
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20080631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.17x5.29x.57 in. .43 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , An authoritative yet accessible and candid book by an expert on women's health, this medical guide focuses exclusively on all the postpartum physical, mental, and emotional health issues that new moms are likely to face.
"Synopsis" by , Why cant I lose the extra weight?

Why am I shedding like my pet golden retriever?

Im just too tired to have sex— and it hurts. What should I do?

How can I tell the difference between the “baby blues” and a real depression?

Why am I having so many fights with my husband?

At last your baby has arrived, and youre experiencing all the joys that come with being a new mom. But you may not have bargained on acne and enlarged feet, not to mention constipation, vaginal pain, mood swings, or perhaps one of the more serious conditions that pregnancy can trigger. So what can you do to deal with all these unexpected challenges? In this compassionate, comprehensive guide, Dr. Jennifer Wider, a physician as well as the mother of two small children, delivers up-to-date medical information, candid answers to a host of questions, and expert advice on a range of postpartum issues, including:

Sex and intimacy after pregnancy—physical and mental roadblocks

•Marital stresses and strains

•How to safely lose weight and exercise

•Cracked nipples and other breast-feeding concerns

•When the baby blues are more than just a phase

•Coping with thyroid problems, anemia, diabetes, urinary incontinence, and other conditions that can show up during or after pregnancy

From redefining yourself to taking care of yourself while caring for your baby, The New Moms Survival Guide offers such a wealth of practical help that new moms will turn to it again and again.

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