Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy: From Doctors Who Are Parents, Too!

Contents

PART 1 Enjoying a Healthy Pregnancy

CHAPTER 1. Preparing to become pregnant

CHAPTER 2. Healthy choices during pregnancy

CHAPTER 3. For dads and partners

PART 2. Pregnancy Month by Month

CHAPTER 4. Month 1: Weeks 1 to 4

CHAPTER 5. Month 2: Weeks 5 to 8

CHAPTER 6. Month 3: Weeks 9 to 12

CHAPTER 7. Month 4: Weeks 13 to 16

CHAPTER 8. Month 5: Weeks 17 to 20

CHAPTER 9. Month 6: Weeks 21 to 24

CHAPTER 10. Month 7: Weeks 25 to 28

CHAPTER 11. Month 8: Weeks 29 to 32

CHAPTER 12. Month 9: Weeks 33 to 36

CHAPTER 13. Month 10: Weeks 37 to 40

CHAPTER 14. Labor and childbirth

CHAPTER 15. Cesarean birth

PART 3 Baby Is Finally Here

CHAPTER 16. Your newborn

CHAPTER 17. Taking baby home

CHAPTER 18. Issues for mom

CHAPTER 19. Managing as parents

PART 4 Important Decisions of Pregnancy

CHAPTER 20. Genetic screening

CHAPTER 21. Prenatal testing

CHAPTER 22. Breast-feeding

CHAPTER 23. Pain relief during childbirth

CHAPTER 24. Elective cesarean birth

CHAPTER 25. Vaginal birth after a cesarean birth

CHAPTER 26. Contraception after delivery

PART 5. Symptoms guide

PART 6 Complications of Pregnancy and Childbirth

CHAPTER 27. Issues during pregnancy

CHAPTER 28. Problems of labor and childbirth

CHAPTER 29. Managing mom’s health concerns

CHAPTER 30. Pregnancy loss

Glossary