Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with Pregnancy 7 Chapter 1: Seeing Double Lines: I Think I?m Pregnant! 9 Chapter 2: Your Pregnancy at a Glance: Over view of Pregnancy Week-by-Week 27 Chapter 3: Preparing for Life during Pregnancy 39 Chapter 4: Diet and Exercise for the Expectant Mother 63 Part II: Pregnancy: Countdown 87 Chapter 5: The First Trimester 89 Chapter 6: The Second Trimester 123 Chapter 7: The Third Trimester 151 Part III: The Big Event: Labor, Delivery, and Recovery 189 Chapter 8: Honey, I Think I?m in Labor! 191 Chapter 9: Special Delivery: Bringing Your Baby into the World 223 Chapter 10: Hello, World! Meet Your Newborn 245 Chapter 11: Taking Care of Yourself after Delivery 263 Chapter 12: Feeding Your Baby 291 Part IV: Dealing with Special Concerns 317 Chapter 13: Pregnancies with Special Considerations 319 Chapter 14: When Things Get Complicated 347 Chapter 15: Pregnancy in Sickness and in Health 371 Chapter 16: Coping with the Unexpected 397 Part V: The Part of Tens 403 Chapter 17: Ten Things Nobody Tells You 405 Chapter 18: Ten Healthy Snacks for Pregnant Women 411 Chapter 19: Ten Key Things You Can See on Ultrasound 423 Index 431
Joanne Stone, MD, and Keith Eddleman, MD, are Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and are Associate Professors at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.