Synopses & Reviews
This new edition of The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth has been extensively revised to reflect scientific advances and cultural trends. Here, candidly and reasonably presented, is all the information expectant parents need to make their own decisions about everything from which tests to allow to how to handle pain to where to give birth. 300 photos, drawings & diagrams.
"[A] must-have compendium for expectant mothers....[N]o other source offers such a complete and educated look at childbirth choices for mothers-to-be....[An] exhaustive, thoughtful work." Mary Frances Wilkens, Booklist
"Kitzinger provides candid information about what mothers need to know....With revised appendixes and 300 updated photographs, drawings, and diagrams, this guide is a valuable resource for all health collections." Library Journal
Extensively revised to reflect the latest in scientific research and cultural trends, this authoritative guide to pregnancy and childbirth provides all the information women need to make decisions about prenatal tests, pain control, and how and where to give birth.