The Simple Guide to Having a Baby

The Simple Guide to Having a Baby

A Step-by-Step Illustrated Guide to Pregnancy & Childbirth

Edited By: Joe Gredler
Here’s what you need to know about having a baby! Using clear language and lots of pictures, this book helps you make smart choices as you get ready to have a baby.

Here’s what you need to know about having a baby!
Using clear language and lots of pictures, this book helps you make smart choices as you get ready to have a baby. You’ll find:
• advice on what to do and what not to do during pregnancy,
• descriptions of easy exercises to help you stay healthy and feel better,
• information on what to expect during labor and birth,
• ways to deal with childbirth pain, and
• helpful hints for breastfeeding and being a parent.

The team of experts that wrote the comprehensive, award-winning book Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide turned their attention to writing The Simple Guide to help expectant parents looking for a shorter, simpler, and more practical approach to getting ready for childbirth. That's why hundreds of hospitals, clinics, doctors, midwives, childbirth educators, and healthcare organizations use and recommend The Simple Guide to Having a Baby.
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  • Meadowbrook | 
  • 240 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781451670790 | 
  • February 2012
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About the Authors

Penny Simkin

Penny Simkin, a physical therapist, has been a childbirth educator and doula since 1968. She trains childbirth educators, doulas, and doula-trainers and frequently conducts workshops for doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals.

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Janet Whalley

Janet Whalley, a registered nurse, has been a childbirth educator since 1975. She is the former executive director of the Childbirth Education Association of Seattle. She provides breastfeeding counseling for new mothers and teaches classes on newborn care.

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Ann Keppler

Ann Keppler, a registered nurse, parish nurse, and lactation specialist, has taught childbirth classes and new-parent classes since 1975.

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