The reassuring guide to a happy, healthy pregnancy This new edition offers soon-to-be moms and dads detailed, friendly information on preparing and planning for pregnancy. You'll find guidance on the basics, as well as special considerations like age, multiple births, complications, illness, labor and delivery, postpartum care, and everything in between. Now in a portable, handy trim size that makes it easy to keep with you on the go, Pregnancy For Dummies, 4th Edition is your go-to guide on everything you'll encounter during the first, second, and third trimesters—and beyond. Packed with new information and the latest developments in medical technology, it puts your mind at ease by offering straightforward answers to all the questions you may have about pregnancy, including health risks during pregnancy, fertility problems and solutions, «on demand» cesarean sections, weight gain during pregnancy, the correlation between mercury and autism, ways to stay emotionally and physically healthy during pregnancy, and much more. Includes a complete guide to pregnancy, through all three trimesters and beyond, including a week-by-week account of what to expect during pregnancy Covers the latest information related to healthcare and pregnancy, including the latest on vaccinations, fertility problems, and prenatal diagnoses Offers advice on picking a doctor, planning prenatal visits, and designing a birthing plan Explains the stages of labor and how to care for yourself and your newborn after childbirth If you're an expectant parent, Pregnancy For Dummies, 4th Edition covers everything mom and baby experience before, during, and after childbirth.
In this book I share ancient knowledge on pregnancy and childbirth, techniques and exercises which I learned from my teachers, healers, wise women. I describe week by week how the body and inner world of a woman change, how energy flows between her and baby and how the relationship between partners changes. The book will also be of interest to men since it contains exercises for couples, techniques for sex and conception.
Four Weeks to Financial Fitness! Welcome to the Golden Girl Finance Lootcamp, a month-long program designed to break up the daunting task of getting yourself financially fit into small, daily steps…that will have you well on your way to a more financially secure life in no time flat! Week One will get you organized with an accurate picture of your finances—what you have, what you owe, and what your debt is really costing you. Week Two will help you tally up your spending—how much, on what and how, for both fixed and variable expenses. Week Three is dedicated to dealing with your debt. Week Four is all about planning for the future and developing good financial habits. It’s about getting your true bottom line in shape and primed for a fabulously fit financial future!