Here is the first comprehensive book in its field to emphasize healthy pregnancy and childbirth. Bringing together the resources and the expertise of the world's leading organization devoted to ensuring the health of mothers and babies, Have a Healthy Baby:
-- tells how to foster optimum development for mother and baby
-- shows how to get in shape before becoming pregnant
-- provides complete coverage of genetic testing
-- answers questions on diet and exercise during pregnancy
-- fully covers how to prevent, detect, and treat birth complications and defects
-- includes the most recent advances in medical technology
For women over age thirty-five, for women with a family history of birth-related or genetic problems -- and for every woman who cares deeply about her own and her baby's health -- Have a Healthy Baby is the single most important resource available for authoritative information and welcome peace of mind.