Nine Wonderful Months: The Jewish Woman's Clinical and Halachic Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth

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Feldheim Publishers, 2001 - 346 pages
The Jewish Woman's Clinical & Halachic Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth! A complete guidebook including up-to-date clinical information; diagrams, illustrations and full-color photos of fetal development; prenatal care and laws of prenatal testing; nutrition, exercises, and Lamaze techniques; laws pertaining to childbirth and and bris; inspiring Torah thoughts and commentary. Approved by leading Rabbinic and medical authorities.

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Contents

The Jewish Woman
1
Fertilization
5
Life inside the Womb
12
Prenatal Care
21
Body Changes
43
Safe Pregnancy Guidelines
57
Fasting during Pregnancy
65
Nutrition
72
Shabbos in the Hospital
197
The New Mother
204
Halachic Considerations for
216
The Newborn
225
Its a Boy
240
Its a Girl
252
Feeding Your Baby
261
Blessing Your Children
282

Fitness and Exercise
95
The Perinatal Phase
109
Approaching the Due Date
110
Insuring a Safe Birth A Torah Perspective
132
Going to the Hospital on Shabbos
138
Labor and Delivery
145
Special Considerations in Labor and Delivery
176
Giving Gold
292
Warning Signs during Pregnancy
300
Shiurim The Concept of Eating
306
Glossary of Hebrew and Aramaic Terms
333
Hebrew Childbirth Lexicon
339
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