Psychology

What awaits you when you expect a baby?

What awaits you when you expect a baby?

What to Expect While Waiting for Your Baby
Author: Arlene Eisenberg, Heidi E.Murkoff, Sandee E.Hathaway
Publisher: Epson Publishing
A pregnancy guide that reliably responds to mothers and fathers' curiosity from the time they plan to have a baby to the postnatal period.
CONTENTS
1. Are you pregnant?
Curiosities
Pregnancy symptoms • Pregnancy tests • Signs suggesting that you may be pregnant. • Strong signs that you may be pregnant • Definitive signs of pregnancy • Expected Date of Birth • Tips for the right test
IMPORTANT THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW: SELECTING YOUR DOCTOR (AND WORKING WITH HER)
A glimpse into the past • What kind of patient are you? Obstetrician? A family doctor? Midwife-Nurse? • How to apply • Finding a candidate to have your birth • Birth options • Choosing • Physician-patient collaboration • You will not forget to protect you from wrong application. • If you are not pregnant
2. You are now pregnant
Curiosities
Your history of gynecology • Previous abortions • Fibroids • Cervical insufficiency • Your history of birth repeats itself • Repetition of cesarean section • Your family history • Pregnancies very close to each other • A second time to fate • Having a large family • Being a single mother then maternal • Age and Down syndrome tests • Father's age • Artificial insemination • Living in high areas • Rh incompatibility • Obesity • Herpes • Other sexually transmitted diseases • Signs and symptoms of herpes of reproductive organs • Fear of AIDS • Hepatitis-B (spiral) still in place • Contraceptive pills during pregnancy • Sperm killers • Provera • DEH (Diethyl Style Besterol) • Genetic problems • Abortion
IMPORTANT THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW: PRE-BIRTH DIAGNOSIS METHODS
Amniocentesis • Complications of amniocentesis • Ultrasound • Fetoscopy • Maternal alpha-fetoprotein (ASAF) screening • Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) • Risk reduction in a pregnancy • Other types of prenatal diagnosis
3. During Pregnancy
Curiosities
Alcohol • Smoking • Quitting smoking • Others smoking • Cannabis • Cocaine and other substances • Apparent hazards • Caffeine • Sugar substitutes • Family cat • Hot tubs and saunas • Your lifestyle during pregnancy • Microwave ovens • Electric blankets and heaters • X rays (X-rays) • Domestic hazards • Air pollution • Breathe into your home • Green solution • Hazards in the workplace • Learn all the truth • Please be quiet
IMPORTANT THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW: PLAYING GAMES WITH BABIES
Benefit-loss comparison;
4. Balanced Nutrition Diet
Nine simple principles for a healthy diet for nine months • What to take every day on a Balanced Nutrition Diet • What's in a pill
BALANCED NUTRITION DIET: FOOD SELECTION GROUPS
Protein foods • High protein intermediates • Vitamin C foods • Calcium rich foods • Calcium rich snacks • Green leafy and yellow vegetables yellow fruits • Other vegetables and fruits • Cereals and legumes • Iron rich foods • Fat rich foods
BALANCED NUTRITION RECIPES
Tomato soup cream • Balanced fries • Whole wheat muffin • Fruit yogurt • Strawberry fake daiquire • Virgin sangria
SECOND PART NINE MONTHS AND COUNTDOWN BEGINS
5. First Month
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM THE FIRST EXAMINATION BEFORE BIRTH.
How will you look?
WHAT CAN YOU FEEL?
Curiosities
Fatigue • Depression • Morning nausea and vomiting • Increased salivation • Frequent urination • Changes in breasts • Vitamin support • Ectopic pregnancy • Your baby's condition • Miscarriage • Miscarriage symptoms • Stress in your life • Easy relaxation • Feeling about the health of the baby receive
IMPORTANT THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW: TAKING REGULAR MEDICAL CARE
Prenatal physician control program • Take care of your own health in every health area • Time to call for a physician • When in doubt