Pregnancy and Adoption
Your Premature Baby
The First Five Years
Your Premature Baby is the definitive guide to every aspect of nurturing a child who is born too soon. Reassuring and frank, it is the only book that informs and guides parents right from their baby's too-early birth into the growing years.
Features of this book:
- Exactly how prematurity affects a baby
- Explains hospital terms, procedures, treatments, and equipment
- What to expect as your baby progresses through treatment and procedures
- Gives advice for coping practically and emotionally
- Help and ideas for parents from when their baby comes home up to age 5
- Discusses the latest research into the causes of prematurity and its preventions
- Offers a wide variety of resources for further information and support
The Girls Who Went Away
The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe V. Wade
A critique of the consequences of policies enforced after World War II prior to Roe v. Wade, written by an adoptee, describes how countless single women were compelled to give up their children and how their situations were devastatingly compromised by the growing sexual revolution, limited birth control options, unrealistic social standards, and the unavailability of safe abortions. Reprint.
An Ecologist's Journey to Motherhood
A biologist offers a personal, introspective look at motherhood in this month-by-month recounting of her pregnancy, interspersed with valuable scientific insights on the entire biological process. Reprint.
Everything You Need to Know About Yourself and Your Developing Baby : Plus Essential Weekly Planner
In the tradition of Pregnancy Day-By-Day
, and New Guide to Pregnancy and Childcare
, Pregnancy Week-By-Week
details expectant moms progress. This handy guide offers suggestions for nutrition, exercise and health as well as which doctors to visit and when. It also provides a weekly diary/record book which enables mothers-to-be to keep track of doctor appointments, exercise suggestions and memorable events.
Pregnancy Week-By-Week also aims to put the expectant mother's fears to rest by giving helpful information. It deals with topics such as coping with morning sickness and fatigue; what medical issues to be concerned with and when; every aspect of the baby's development including the baby's shape and size, development of the head, eyes, muscles, limbs, organs and more; what baby care equipment to consider; preparations for the day of delivery; and a medical glossary.
This essential book will be an expectant woman's best friend during the most anxious and exhilarating 42 weeks of her life.
The Ultimate Week-By-Week Pregnancy Guide
An up-to-date, thorough guide to pregnancy offers a week-by-week overview of fetal development, as well as straightforward, supportive advice on how to promote a healthy pregnancy, real-life labor, essential preparations for parenthood, feeding options, prenatal care, and more. Original. 50,000 first printing.
A is for Atticus
Baby Names from Great Books
"A fresh collection of dynamic, modern, and meaningful literary names selected from great books."--Provided by the publisher
MAYO CLINIC GUIDE TO A HEALTHY PREGNANCY
Offers a reference guide to pregnancy and childbirth, discussing morning sickness, back pain, gestational diabetes, and breast-feeding with a week-by-week guide to changes in both mother and baby.
A Child Is Born
A new edition of the classic work on the miracle of human reproduction contains historic new photos of life before birth
The Lost Daughters of China
Abandoned Girls, Their Journey to America, and the Search for a Missing Past
The memoir of an American mother of an adopted Chinese baby girl is a cultural history of the events that led to the controversial 1980 one-child policy in China and the subsequent generation-long abandonment of Chinese daughters to American families. 18,000 first printing.
The Conception Mandala
Creative Techniques for Inviting a Child into Your Life
This practical guide shows how both men and women can participate actively and with heightened awareness in the supreme mystery of conception. The authors explore the importance of rituals and other methods of conscious conception in various spiritual traditions. They also present clear and succinct advice on the process of preparing for parenthood.