Health Reference Series: Pregnancy and Birth Sourcebook

Editor/Author Williams, Angela L.
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1693-0
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 9
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: Dec 2020
Table of Contents

Pregnancy and Birth Sourcebook, Fourth Edition provides health information about the reproductive process, from preconception through the postpartum period. It provides information about fertility, infertility, and pregnancy prevention.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Preconception Health: Preparing for Pregnancy
  • Chapter 1—Overview of Reproductive Health
  • Chapter 2—Preconception and Prenatal Care
  • Chapter 3—Promote a Healthy Pregnancy
  • Chapter 4—Understanding Fertility
  • Chapter 5—Trying to Conceive
  • Chapter 6—Preventing Unintended Pregnancies
  • Part II: Understanding Pregnancy-Related Changes and Fetal Development
  • Chapter 7—Are You Pregnant?
  • Chapter 8—Physical Changes during Pregnancy
  • Chapter 9—Pregnancy, Pelvic-Floor Disorders, and Bladder Control
  • Chapter 10—Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Bone Health
  • Chapter 11—Vision and Oral Changes
  • Chapter 12—Emotional Concerns and Pregnancy
  • Chapter 13—The Three Trimesters of Pregnancy: You and Your Baby
  • Part III: Staying Healthy during Pregnancy
  • Chapter 14—Choosing a Prenatal Care Provider
  • Chapter 15—Prenatal Medical Tests and Care during Pregnancy
  • Chapter 16—Immunization for Pregnant Women
  • Chapter 17—Taking Medicines during Pregnancy
  • Chapter 18—Folic Acid
  • Chapter 19—Nutrition and Pregnancy
  • Chapter 20—Exercise during Pregnancy
  • Chapter 21—Weight Gain during Pregnancy
  • Chapter 22—Risk Factors for Sleep Apnea during Pregnancy
  • Chapter 23—Sex during Pregnancy
  • Chapter 24—Working and Traveling during Pregnancy
  • Chapter 25—Nicotine, Alcohol, and Substance Use during Pregnancy
  • Chapter 26—Prenatal Radiation Exposures and Home Monitoring
  • Chapter 27—Common Safety Concerns during Pregnancy
  • Part IV: High-Risk Pregnancies
  • Chapter 28—What Is a High-Risk Pregnancy?
  • Chapter 29—Common Risky Pregnancies
  • Chapter 30—Asthma and Pregnancy
  • Chapter 31—Cancer and Pregnancy
  • Chapter 32—For Women with Diabetes: Your Guide to Pregnancy
  • Chapter 33—Epilepsy and Pregnancy
  • Chapter 34—Lupus and Pregnancy
  • Chapter 35—Sickle Cell Disease and Pregnancy
  • Chapter 36—Thyroid Disease and Pregnancy
  • Chapter 37—Eating Disorders during Pregnancy
  • Chapter 38—Do Obesity and Overweight Affect Pregnancy?
  • Part V: Pregnancy Complications
  • Chapter 39—Understanding Pregnancy Complications
  • Chapter 40—Amniotic Fluid Abnormalities
  • Chapter 41—Bleeding and Blood Clots in Pregnancy
  • Chapter 42—Cholestasis of Pregnancy
  • Chapter 43—Gestational Diabetes
  • Chapter 44—Gestational Hypertension
  • Chapter 45—Hyperemesis Gravidarum (Severe Nausea and Vomiting)
  • Chapter 46—Placental Complications
  • Chapter 47—Rh Incompatibility
  • Chapter 48—Umbilical Cord Abnormalities
  • Chapter 49—Sexually Transmitted Diseases during Pregnancy
  • Chapter 50—Hepatitis B and Pregnancy
  • Chapter 51—Mother-to-Child Transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  • Chapter 52—Group B Streptococcus
  • Chapter 53—Zika Virus and Pregnancy
  • Chapter 54—Pregnancy Loss: Ectopic Pregnancy, Miscarriage, and Stillbirth
  • Chapter 55—Preterm and Postterm Labor and Birth
  • Chapter 56—Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
  • Part VI: Labor and Delivery
  • Chapter 57—All about Labor and Delivery
  • Chapter 58—Maternity Care Practices
  • Chapter 59—Birth Partners
  • Chapter 60—Cord Blood Banking
  • Chapter 61—Pain Relief during Labor
  • Chapter 62—Vaginal and Cesarean Childbirths
  • Chapter 63—Problems during Childbirth
  • Chapter 64—Disaster Safety for Expecting and New Parents
  • Part VII: Postpartum and Newborn Care
  • Chapter 65—Recovering from Delivery: Physical and Emotional Concerns
  • Chapter 66—Your Baby's First Hours and Newborn Screening Tests
  • Chapter 67—Newborn Health Concerns
  • Chapter 68—Infant Feeding
  • Chapter 69—Bonding with Your Baby
  • Chapter 70—Working after Birth: Parental Leave Considerations
  • Part VIII: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 71—Glossary of Terms Related to Pregnancy and Birth
  • Chapter 72—Directory of Organizations That Provide Help and Information about Pregnancy and Birth