Pregnancy for Dummies, 2ed

Dr. Sarah Jarvis, Dr. Roger Henderson, Joanne Stone, Keith Eddleman, Mary Duenwald

ISBN: 9788126535880

372 pages

Exclusively distributed by Penguin Books 

INR 349


Having a baby is one of the most exciting times for a parent. Each pregnancy is different from the last. Both new and seasoned parents alike have questions and concerns over the course of the nine-month adventure. Pregnancy For Dummies, 2nd Edition will offer comfort and reassurance while serving as a guide to what mother and baby experience before, during, and just after birth.




Part I: The Game Plan

· From Here to Maternity

· I Think I'm Pregnant!

· Preparing for Life during Pregnancy

· Checking Out Your Rights and Welfare Benefits

· Diet and Exercise for the Expectant Mother


Part II: Pregnancy: A Drama in Three Acts

· The First Trimester

· The Second Trimester

· The Third Trimester

· Understanding Antenatal Testing


Part III: The Big Event: Labour, Delivery and Recovery

· I Think I'm in Labour!

· Special Delivery: Bringing Your Baby into the World

· Hello, World! Your Newborn

· Taking Care of Yourself after Delivery

· Feeding Your Baby


Part IV: Special Concerns

· Pregnancies with Special Considerations

· When Things Get Complicated

· Pregnancy in Sickness and in Health

· Coping with the Unexpected


Part V: The Part of Tens

· Ten Things Nobody Tells You

· Ten (Or So) Old Wives' Tales

· Ten Landmarks in Foetal Development

· Ten Key Things You Can See on Ultrasound


Appendix: The Pregnant Man: Having a Baby from a Dad's Perspective