Pregnancy and childbirth

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Doubleday, 1989 - Family & Relationships - 400 pages
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Revised and expanded edition of a comprehensive guide for parents-to-be to pregancy and childbirth, extensively illustrated with diagrams and photographs. Includes references, a guide to further reading, useful addresses in Australia and New Zealand, a glossary, and an index. The author is an internationally bestselling authority in the field. First published in 1982, and in this revised edition in 1989 by Dorling Kindersley (UK). Released simultaneously in hardcover.

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Contents

Introduction
6
PREGNANCY THE EARLY WEEKS
25
PREGNANCY PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL CHANGES
55
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Sheila Kitzinger is the world's foremost birth educator and activist, and is known and respected worldwide as a social anthropologist of birth and a leading authority on women's experiences of pregnancy and motherhood. Her previous books include The Experience of Childbirth and the classic bestseller Pregnancy and Childbirth. She is the author of over 23 books and has been published in 20 languages.

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