While Waiting

Front Cover
Macmillan, 2002 M11 23 - 192 pages

Third Revised Edition—A fully revised, expanded edition of the book that millions of women and care providers have depended on for facts about pregnancy

More than 4.5 Million Copies Sold

Written by an obstetrician and a mother: The information you need to know about pregnancy, labor, and delivery.

With more than four and a half million copies in print, the must trusted prenatal guidebook in America is now nelwy revised, updated, and expanded. It includes:
- Questions to ask your care provider
- Explanations of medical terms and procedures
- Helpful exercises and tips for staying fit, healthy, and comfortable
- Record-keep sections
- Warning signs to watch for
- Expanded and updated coverage of pain relief, prematurity, Caesarean delivery, birthing positions, and other key topics.

The book is arranged in an easy-to-use format with space to keep track of prenatal appointments, notes and questions, and any special instructions for personal care.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Contents

WORKING WITH YOUR CARE PROVIDER
1
COPING WITH BODILY CHANGES
25
KEEPING HEALTHY AND FIT
43
FOR YOUR INFORMATION
81
LABOR AND DELIVERY
147
POSTPARTUM CARE
171
INDEX
181
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2002)

George E. Verrilli, M.D., F.A.O.C.G., is Senior Attending Physician at Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, New York, and a pioneer of family-centered childbirth practices.

Anne Marie Mueser, Ed.D., is a writer and former teacher who lives in Clinton Corners, New York.

Bibliographic information