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The proposed book is a holistic review of the clinical use of placental substances, amniotic fluid, the umbilical cord and its con...tents. It is intended to be a unique presentation of the current advances as well as also discussing the future... read more

$16.99 $6.92

An optimal supply of vitamins and minerals is important in any diet but nutrient needs increase dramatically during pregnancy and ...are critical for ensuring baby's healthy development. However, common pregnancy complaints such as nausea often make... read more

$219.00 $139.82

Type 1 diabetes is both serious and common. Covering the latest research into the fetal effects of maternal diabetes, this book 's... theory counters the prevailing view, considering the history of the disease in pregnant women and appraising its supposed... read more

$124.00 $109.95

The #1 maternity book in the market is getting even better. Maternity and Women's Health Care, 11th Edition provides evidence-base...d coverage of everything you need to know about caring for women of childbearing age. Not only does this text emphasize... read more

$139.00 $107.34

A dramatic and worldwide increase is occurring in the prevalence of overweight and obesity in women of childbearing age. Obese wom...en carry a significant excess risk of a variety of serious complications during pregnancy, and in addition, maternal... read more

$98.95 $52.44

Intended As A Quick Reference For Nurses And Nursing Students, This Text Offers Guidance In Identifying Essential Content For Mate...rnity Nursing Practice. Quick Look Nursing: Maternal-Newborn Nursing Identifies The Most Important Facts And Summarizes... read more

$10.16 $8.13

For sixteen-year-old Sahara, "life and death and everything in between" depends on the color of a little stick in this YALSA/ALAQu...ick Pick for Reluctant YA Readers. She waits three long minutes, praying to Jesus, Mary, and all the saints that the stick... read more

Jolee's Boutique
$5.99 $3.74

Mixed media dimensional stickers in a variety of themes and designs perfect for any and every occasion.

Jolee's Boutique
$10.03 $4.28

A Touch of Jolees Dimensional Stickers. The same quality of Jolees Boutique dimensional stickers with elegant touches of layered p...aper and textural accents. Featured in popular themes. read more

$9.99 $3.99

Pregnancy is the most important time to focus on healthy eating. What you eat during pregnancy affects you and your baby for years... to come. With a focus on fresh, healthy ingredients, this book explains which foods are the most beneficial to help you... read more

$10.16 $8.13

For sixteen-year-old Sahara, "life and death and everything in between" depends on the color of a little stick in this YALSA/ALAQu...ick Pick for Reluctant YA Readers. She waits three long minutes, praying to Jesus, Mary, and all the saints that the stick... read more

Baby Bargains
$16.95 $12.00

America's best-selling and best-loved guide to baby gear is back with an updated and revised edition! Yes, a baby book that actual...ly answers the big question about having a baby: How am I going to afford all this? With the average cost of a baby topping $7000 for just the first year alone, new parents need creative solutions and innovative ideas to navigate the consumer maze that confronts all parents-to-be. Baby Bargains is the answer! Inside, you’ll discover: • NAME BRAND REVIEWS of car seats, bedding, strollers ,high chairs, diapers and more! • Dozens of safety tips to affordably baby proof your home. • FIVE wastes of money with baby clothes and the best outlet bargains. • NINE tips to saving money on cribs, plus in-depth reviews of crib brands. • THE TRUTH ABOUT STROLLERS―and which brands work best in the real world. • The SEVEN MOST RIDICULOUS BABY PRODUCTS. • DETAILED CHARTS that compare brands of cribs, strollers, car seats and more! This new 11th edition adds the latest tips and advice on getting bargains on baby gear, including: The latest model strollers and car seats, all reviewed and rated. Detailed crib reviews with in-depth brand comparisons. Good, better and best picks for dozens of items, from high chairs to infant car seats. Expanded coverage of baby carriers with best picks. read more

Tornetta, Giuditta
$20.99 $16.15

Painless Childbirth: An Empowering Journey Through Pregnancy and Birth is a nine-step guide designed to help mothers better unders...tand themselves and the baby that is forming inside their belly. Painless Childbirth promotes self-confidence, urging women to take charge of their well-being as they make informed decisions about their prenatal care, their life choices, and their emotional state. Giuditta Tornetta offers a clear, easy-to-follow process that leads women to discover their innate ability to give birth to their babies and build their self-esteem. She'll help you tune out some of the supposed "experts" and fear-based pregnancy guides and help you rely on your own inner knowledge. Studies have shown that the quality of life in the womb is in direct correlation with the quality of the future life. Over the course of nine months, a mother is encouraged to look at the mix of emotional, psychological, and spiritual influences that have shaped her and will mold her baby's present and future. This essential guide is filled with practical tools and exercises to empower the mother to overcome the many obstacles and fears that stand in the way of her serenity and preparation for a natural delivery. Author Giuditta Tornetta says, "This is not a new technique, but a call to a shift in consciousness from 'pregnancy and labor are happening to me,' to 'my baby and I are working together towards the same joyful goal: the making of and arrival of new life.'" Here's what the experts say about Painless Childbirth: "Pregnancy is a beautiful balance of life, love and spirit and Giuditta reflects that perfectly in her gentle book. What a lovely way to prepare for your new life ahead." --Harvey Karp, MD, FAAP, creator of the book/DVD The Happiest Baby on the Block "Painless Childbirth is filled with heartfelt, practical and scientifically accurate information. It helps women expect the best - and then create it." --Christiane Northrup, MD, bestselling author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom "The author in her doula practice incorporates pre- and perinatal psychology principles with matter-of-fact assertiveness, and basic p&p premises are authoritatively conveyed throughout the book. This might be the most interesting book yet on a doula's life." --Joel Evans, MD, OB/GYN, director of The Center for Women's Health in Stamford, CT, author of The Whole Pregnancy Handbook "As we birth our babies, we also give birth to ourselves as mothers. Giuditta's gentle guidance and spiritual nourishment will give confidence and joy on the exquisite journey to motherhood." --Sarah Buckley, MD, is the author of Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering: A Doctor's Guide to Natural Childbirth and Gentle Early Parenting Choices read more

TarcherPerigee
$16.95 $7.36

While most pregnancy books only address the stages of the baby's development, The Panic-Free Pregnancy comprehensively covers the ...lifestyle issues and questions that confront every mom-to-be. Dr. Broder separates fact from fiction, media hype from old wives tales, and drawing on the latest scientific research offers an accessible, comprehensive reference book that answers questions about... * Caffeine* Exercise* Flying* Prescription and over-the-counter medications* Sex* Cosmetics* Alcohol* Herbal remedies* and moreOrganized in an easy-to-use question-and-answer format, this book will help women have the safest, healthiest, most anxiety-free pregnancy possible. read more

Touchstone
$18.00 $7.75

When you're eating for two, you need to eat well.When you're eating for two, you need to eat well. There's no question that a vege...tarian or vegan diet is just as nutritionally sound during pregnancy as one that includes animal protein. In fact, vegetarian nutrition offers pregnant women valuable health benefits that you simply won't find in a nonvegetarian diet, such as higher levels of folic acid, lower cholesterol, and an abundant variety of essential minerals, vitamins, and nutrients. Whether you are already vegetarian or you simply want to reduce the amount of meat in your diet, making the right dietary choices to support you and your baby is the key to a safe, healthy pregnancy. Fulfilling every nutritional guideline recommended by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Your Vegetarian Pregnancy is the first authoritative guide to maintaining a healthy plant-based diet before, during, and after the birth of your child. Combining complete obstetrical information with sound nutritional guidance, this guide will educate you about: -Basic pregnancy issues, such as fetal development, changes within your body, and preparation for labor and delivery. -What to expect each month, and how to cope with the unexpected. -Key nutrients for your baby and you, with suggestions on how to obtain these through diet, vitamins, and supplements. -The myriad benefits to eating vegetarian during pregnancy, in an entire chapter comparing vegetarian and nonvegetarian nutrition. With this unique and accessible handbook, you can be confident that your vegetarian pregnancy will be wonderfully beneficial for both you and your baby. read more

Gurwitz, Karen/ Hoy, Jen
$17.00 $11.47

Every woman wants to eat her best. But eating well can be challenging during the best of times. During pregnancy it is aggravated ...with curveballs such as nausea, cravings, or life. Before you ruin your healthful intentions, check out The Well-Rounded Pregnancy Cookbook, which offers a compromise by providing 100 recipes that meet every mother’s needs by adapting them to her moods.Feeling nauseous? Turn Pine Nuts and Golden Raisins into a lemony-soup. Craving comfort foods? Modify Asian Cabbage Salad into a traditional but healthy treat. Ready to shed your baby pounds? Transform Fettucine with Mushrooms and Slow-Roasted Tomatoes into a beautiful salad. Feeling good today? Try some Broiled Salmon with Caramelized Fennel and Sweet Onion paired with Crisp Roasted Sweet Potatoes. And the Lemon Cookies and Devilicious Cupcakes are great for any mood.Easily customizable recipes also mean that mom-to-be and her family can sit down and enjoy the same meal, no matter how she’s feeling. With helpful tips and options that minimize prep time, The Well-Rounded Pregnancy Cookbook is a must-have for any expectant, new or not-so-new mother, who needs a flexible solution for preparing delicious, healthful, meals!As the founder of Mothers & Menus, Inc. and a busy mom of three, Karen Gurwitz knows how hard it can be to find time to take care of yourself. In The Well-Rounded Pregnancy Cookbook, she encourages you to tune in to your body’s needs and give yourself permission to honor your cravings. Her voice and the cookbook are a great accompaniment to your journey of motherhood, whether you are in the early stages, or have been on it for quite some time. read more

imusti
$21.99 $19.10

This practical book is designed to help women achieve optimum nutrition before and during pregnancy. Patrick Holford and Susannah ...Lawson provide sound guidance on the right pre-conception diet, what to eat and which supplements to take if you have experienced difficulties conceiving, and the perfect diet for optimal nourishment during pregnancy. Fiona McDonald Joyce draws on this nutritional advice to provide over 80 easy-to-prepare, delicious recipes that include everything from breakfasts and snacks to easy mid-week meals and healthy desserts. And of course, all of them are safe to eat and will positively nourish your body during one of the most important times of your life - and that of your baby.Many of the dishes are illustrated with full-colour photographs and this, combined with a wealth of practical guidance, makes this an invaluable guide for all mothers to be. read more

Kyle Books
$16.95 $14.40

This is, unbelievably, the first cookbook to include top-notch recipes from leading chefs across the nation as well as those devel...oped by food writer Erika Lenkert, that are nutritionally analyzed by leading dietitian Brooke Alpert. Start your day with a Whole Wheat 'n' Berry French Toast then snack on some Almond Date Bars. Go for a Decadent Chicken Soup or Shaved Zucchini and Fennel Salad for lunch. If you're feeling especially healthy, choose the Red Snapper with Vinaigrette Provencal for dinner-or indulge in a Garlic Rosemary Chicken under a Brick with Oven-Roasted Parmesan French Fries and Chocolate Pudding Pie for dessert. read more

Fair Winds Press
$21.99 $10.99

Do you want to make a healthy baby and have a healthy pregnancy?Are you interested in a holistic approach to fertility?Do you need... to optimize your fertility due to your age or health conditions?Are you trying to conceive and experiencing challenges?Very few women and men expect to have trouble when it comes to having a family, and coming up against obstacles can bring about epic levels of stress. Deciding what steps to take can be absolutely baffling.The good news is that Feed Your Fertility is here to help you. Inside, fertility professionals and authors Emily Bartlett and Laura Erlich will guide you on a path to making the nutritional and lifestyle changes you need to help support healthy fertility and pregnancy. Inside you'll learn:-How your lifestyle may be inhibiting your ability to conceive - and what to do about it-Why popular fertility diets may be leading you down the wrong road-What foods to eat to optimize and nourish your fertility, and how to adopt a real foods diet-How to determine your personal health imbalances that may be interfering with your fertility-How to use Chinese medicine to bring your body into balance and improve your odds of conception-How to streamline your supplements and take only what you really need-Your natural and medical treatment options for common fertility issues-How to navigate the medical fertility world and when to seek helpGet your pregnancy on track the natural, time-tested way and enjoy your journey to motherhood with Feed Your Fertility."It takes a village to raise a baby, to start a family... I say it takes a village to simply start taking charge of your own body in our culture today. Food and environment can be the break, or the breakthrough. Laura Erlich and Emily Bartlett have detailed and provided the map and menu for healing and supporting a body so it is able to welcome new life and energy." - Selma Blair, actress and mother"Down to earth and practical, Feed your Fertility delivers accessible fertility wisdom that can easily be applied to your daily life. Those who are navigating through the sometimes difficult and confusing labyrinth toward better fertility probably don't need better reproductive clinics; they need simple, sensible guidance. Feed Your Fertility provides easy to follow solutions for taking charge of your reproductive health." - Randine Lewis, L.Ac., Ph.D., author of The Infertility Cure and The Way of the Fertile Soul read more

Everything
$18.99 $13.26

When it comes to eating healthfully, modern moms face constant challenges. Unnatural and unhealthy processed foods - many touted a...s "healthy" or "low-fat" - are everywhere, and they make eating a balanced diet particularly difficult. But millions of women have improved their diets with the Paleo lifestyle, and now pregnant women can, too! The Everything Paleo Pregnancy Book shows you how to follow the Paleo diet during pregnancy and beyond - safely and successfully. With this pregnancy companion in hand, you’ll learn how to:Tailor the Paleo diet to meet your pregnancy needsAdd the freshest, healthiest foods to your dietCombat cravings and morning sicknessExercise safely, both before and after birthProvide your body with the nutrients it needs for breastfeedingHere's all you need for a healthy Paleo pregnancy - realistic meal plans, 125 delicious recipes, and steps for transitioning the diet for a post-pregnancy body. You'll be vibrant, fit, and happy while nourishing your baby and promoting healthy development. read more

BoldFlame
$75.00 $57.35

This is a fun, informational and colorful pregnancy series. The Making Babies DVD Series follows Shoshanna through her pregnancy, ...birth, and 6 months postpartum. Watch her stay healthy and strong as she builds a baby! It also features Johan Dinkelmann, DC, Nancy Armetta, MD, Elaine Wakeland, CNM, and Jay Gordon, MD, FAAP. The series is full of delicious recipes, herbal remedies, exercises, tips and more!Making Babies DVD Volume IMaking Babies is a miracle! A spectacular event when sperm meets egg and makes a life inside you. A tiny living heartbeat. A tiny living soul. A baby that is a part of you. Living inside your body, you are its very life. You nourish it and help it grow. You introduce it to food, sound, movement, feelings and so much more. You are a Mother! Making Babies Vol. 1 is full of recipes, remedies, herb concoctions, and information about fertility, conception, morning sickness and pregnancy.Making Babies DVD Volume IIMaking Babies is such a beautiful thing. It is truly amazing how you can mold their bodies, touch their souls, and pave a way for them to grow. Your baby feels your heart beat. He knows your voice. She knows your emotions and feels them with you. He eats your food and drinks what you do. She is a part of you. Making Babies Vol. 2 is full of deliciously healthy recipes, remedies, herb concoctions, and info about second and third trimester. It also includes exercises, birth prep, birth and much more!Making Babies DVD Volume IIIMaking Babies is so much fun! Step by step you have nourished and taken good care of your baby. Now it is time for you to introduce your baby to the world. Relax and enjoy your birth. The baby that you have carried for nine months will be in your arms soon. Holding your finger and staring up at you, you are a Mama. Making Babies Vol. 3 is full of deliciously healthy recipes, remedies and herb concoctions. It also includes info about birth, nursing, postpartum, losing weight, getting in shape, and much more. read more

W. W. Norton & Company
$17.95 $14.91

The latest health and nutritional information, even more scrumptious recipes, and lots of dishes that are quick and easy for expec...tant parents to prepare. Obstetrician Hope Ricciotti combines experience from her practice with insight from her pregnancies to give the best advice on how to eat for two. She covers the latest nutritional information, including vitamins, iron, folic acid, and calcium, while letting you know which foods are risky, particularly the latest findings on mercury in fish. She gives tips on exercising, minimizing morning sickness, managing fatigue, and how to lose weight safely after the baby is born. Dr. Ricciotti's husband, chef Vincent Connelly, worked with her to create almost 150 delicious recipes that provide all the nutrients needed during pregnancy. The recipes are suited to each trimester and to a pregnant woman's changing palate. Included are chapters on nutrition when planning a pregnancy as well as advice and recipes for the nursing mother. A separate section on desserts anticipates a pregnant woman's cravings for sweets with recipes for delectable cookies and snacks. 53 illustrations. read more

Brand: Atria Books
$23.00 $14.95

All the advice and information you need for eating healthfully during pregnancy and in the early months of your new baby’s life.Yo...u’ve spent your whole life trying to eat right—and it’s never mattered more than it does now. Every mom-to-be wants to know how to manage nutritional needs, cravings, and vitamin supplements to create a safe and balanced diet for herself and her baby. Now, for the first time, child nutrition authority Annabel Karmel brings her knowledge and expertise to expectant mothers, guiding you through each stage of your pregnancy, and offering practical tips and advice on what to eat and what to avoid. From foods that promote conception and ways to avoid morning sickness, to the best eating habits to combat sleeplessness, amnesia, and heartburn, Annabel leads you through your pregnancy and beyond—even suggesting meals to make ahead and freeze for when your little one arrives! With Annabel’s specialized advice and more than ninety simple, fabulous recipes, Eating for Two will give you the tools and confidence you need to eat the best possible diet for you and your growing baby. read more

Fair Winds Press
$21.99 $12.97

The comfort of knowing what is going on during pregnancy combined with advice that changes each week with an expectant mother’s bo...dy will warm the heart and well as calm the nerves.   This fully illustrated pregnancy guide gives an expectant mothers week-by-week information on their body and the child’s physical development; and then explains what they should do at each week of pregnancy for an optimally healthy pregnancy, delivery, and baby. A chapter is devoted to each week of pregnancy and covers everything readers need to know including, baby’s size, mother’s size, what’s normal in terms of physical symptoms and development, and what could indicate a potentially serious problem. Nutritional, exercise, and lifestyle advice, tips on treating common pregnancy discomforts like morning sickness and sciatica, and pregnancy do’s and don’ts, ensure a happy and healthy mother and baby.Book Details:Format: Publication Date: 2/15/2009Pages: 320Reading Level: Age 0 and Up read more

Hatherleigh Press
$17.00 $13.83

The Complete Guide to Eating Healthy During Pregnancy — NaturallyThe Natural Pregnancy Cookbook ensures that both you and your bab...y get the nutrition you need, while still enjoying everything you eat. In The Natural Pregnancy Cookbook, physician, chef, and mother Dr. Sonali Ruder takes the guesswork out of planning a healthy diet and presents over 125 delicious, nutritious recipes to suit any taste or palate. It is the perfect resource for expectant mothers.The Natural Pregnancy Cookbook helps to make certain that your body has everything it needs during the many changes that accompany pregnancy. Expertly presented and authoritative, The Natural Pregnancy Cookbook also includes a wealth of information on eating while pregnant—from managing morning sickness and mid-day cravings, to knowing how much food is enough for you and your baby. Keeping you strong and your baby healthy takes work—and The Natural Pregnancy Cookbook makes it easy.The Natural Pregnancy Cookbook features a variety of tasty, healthy recipes including:-Baby Bump Banana Flax Bread-Berry and Ricotta Stuffed French Toast-Refrigerator Dill Pickles-Summer Zucchini and Corn Frittata-Banana Nut Health Shake-Mediterranean Shrimp Pasta-Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce-Craveable Chocolate Ganache Cupcakes...and many more!For any expectant mother looking to manage their cravings, keep control of their diet and have fun doing it, The Natural Pregnancy Cookbook is your reliable resource each step of the way. Making informed, educated decisions about what you eat during your pregnancy is essential to ensuring your baby is born happy and healthy. read more

Parragon Books Ltd
$9.99 $3.96

Healthy eating is vital to a healthy pregnancy; what you eat while pregnant can affect you and your baby for years to come. Focusi...ng on fresh, healthy ingredients with 100 recipes including fruits and vegetables, meat, fish, legumes and grains, this book explains the most beneficial foods for a diet rich in the nutrients you and your baby need most. read more

Chronicle Books
$16.95 $12.29

This essential guide to pregnancy offers everything the expecting father needs to know in the run-up to the birth, or "deployment ...day." Packaged like an army training manual and written in guy-friendly, no-nonsense military speak, it presents month-by-month overviews of the baby's development, the lowdown on pregnancy symptoms, tips for supporting the mom-to-be, a guide to prenatal care, and what to expect during labor and beyond. With expert advice, easy-to-follow information, and commentary from other first-time fathers, it's the go-to reference for the dad-to-be who wants to prepare himself—mentally, physically, and emotionally—for the arrival of his new recruit. read more

Atria Books
$16.00 $10.52

Everybody tells pregnant women what they can’t eat. Now, certified nutritionists and registered dietitians Stephanie Clarke and Wi...llow Jarosh are here to tell them what they should! Featuring recipes for wholesome, unprocessed meals and snacks, accompanied by nutritional breakdowns and tips for the best ways to alleviate pesky pregnancy symptoms, Healthy, Happy Pregnancy Cookbook is the go-to guide for new moms throughout pregnancy and after.Healthy, Happy Pregnancy Cookbook is the perfect guide for pregnant women. Full of humor, heart, and wisdom, it promotes clean eating and the idea that using food as medicine is the best remedy for dealing with the symptoms that occur most during pregnancy—such as swollen ankles, bloating, and more. Leg cramps? Sit back with an Orange Carrot Cream Smoothie. Constipated? Try a Sweet & Salty Popcorn Trail Mix. Exhausted? Put your partner to work on a 3-Minute Salsa and Cheddar Microwave Egg Sandwich. There are also recipes for nausea, water retention, and heartburn, as well as nibbles sure to satisfy even the most bizarre cravings, prep ahead recipes for after the baby arrives and time is precious, and power meals made for moms who are breastfeeding. Healthy, Happy Pregnancy Cookbook will help new parents make smart and satisfying food choices whether dining in or out, before and after the kiddo arrives. The perfect gift for any new parent, it is sure to help make pregnancy healthier, happier, and even more delicious. read more

Hamlyn
$19.99 $18.55

Eating a healthy diet while expecting is among the most important things you can do for the present and future health and well-bei...ng of your child. The Complete Pregnancy Cookbook makes this simple to achieve and helps pregnant women get the nutritional boost they need without a lot of fuss and bother. Now this completely revised edition includes a host of new and flavorful recipes, the latest nutritional advice and recommendations, and, of course - great-tasting food. read more

Da Capo Lifelong Books
$16.95 $6.78

Winner of Mom’s Choice Award in Pregnancy/Childbirth Category Every pregnant woman understands that what she eats and drinks affec...ts the baby developing within her. Yet as a mother-to-be, you’re likely juggling so much that you simply don’t have the time—or energy!—to ensure that you’re always eating right. That’s where this fully updated edition of the pregnancy classic comes in, making it easy to fulfill the needs of you and your baby. Eating for Pregnancy will provide you with all you need to know about nutrition before, during, and after pregnancy. Here are 150 nutrient-rich recipes, more than 30 new to this edition, designed with you and your family in mind. Each highlights “What’s in this for baby and me?” and provides handy nutritional breakdowns and meal-planning advice. You’ll also find: • Tips to help you minimize unnecessary weight gain and keep your nutrient intake high • Fresh, fast, family-friendly recipes with realistic menu plans • The most up-to-date information on supplements, sources, environmental concerns, and high-risk pregnancies • An expanded vegetarian section—now with vegan recipes • Helpful information for diabetics, including ADA exchanges, recipe tips, and dining-out strategies • A unique Nine-Months-Later section, covering breastfeeding, postpartum depression, and weight loss after pregnancy—with illustrated exercises   read more

Palgrave Macmillan
$100.00 $95.00

Drawing on interviews and focus groups with young mothers and fathers, their parents and other relatives, this book provides a ric...h exploration of the experience of being a teenage parent now, and for earlier generations, closely examining teenage pregnancy and parenting in families where two or more generations have been teenage mothers. Brown also explores the cultural and social contexts of teenage parenting by including the views of people who have many years’ experience of working with young parents in health, social and welfare settings. The book challenges policy contexts which focus on negative aspects of teenage parenting, and shows that for many young people, parenting can be a positive experience. It will appeal to academics, policymakers and professionals with an interest in teenage pregnancy and parenting. read more

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