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Links & Resources


Books:


  • Your Pregnancy and Childbirth, by The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy, by the Mayo Clinic
  • What to Expect When You’re Expecting, by Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel
  • Expect the Best:  Your Guide to Healthy Eating Before, During, and After Pregnancy, by the American Dietetic Association, Elizabeth M. Ward, MS, RD

Websites:



Labor, Delivery, and Postpartum Care

  • How to Tell When Labor Begins
  • Cesarean Birth
  • Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring During Labor
  • Breastfeeding Your Baby
  • Newborn Circumcision
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery
  • Medications for Pain Relief During Labor and Delivery
  • Preterm Labor and Preterm Birth
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Getting in Shape After Your Baby is Born
  • Labor Induction
  • Elective Delivery Before 39 Weeks

Pregnancy


  • Nutrition During Pregnancy
  • Car Safety for You and Your Baby
  • The Rh Factor: How it can Affect Your Pregnancy
  • A Father’s Guide to Pregnancy
  • High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy
  • Bleeding During Pregnancy
  • Travel During Pregnancy
  • Good Health Before Pregnancy: Preconceptional Care
  • Later Childbearing
  • What to Expect After Your Due Date
  • If Your Baby is Breech
  • Early Pregnancy Loss
  • Having Twins
  • Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C in Pregnancy
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Special Tests for Monitoring Fetal Health
  • Repeated Miscarriage
  • Group B Streptococcus and Pregnancy
  • HIV and Pregnancy
  • Easing Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Exercise During Pregnancy
  • Morning Sickness
  • Seizure Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Routine Tests in Pregnancy
  • Reducing Your Risk of Birth Defects
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • How Your Baby Grows During Pregnancy
  • Screening Tests for Birth Defects
  • Pregnancy Choices:  Raising the Baby, Adoption, and Abortion
  • Skin Conditions During Pregnancy
  • Tobacco, Alcohol, Drugs, and Pregnancy
  • Cystic Fibrosis: Prenatal Screening and Diagnosis
  • Cord Blood Banking
  • Early Preterm Birth
  • A Healthy Pregnancy for Women with Diabetes
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Preconception Carrier Screening
  • Obesity in Pregnancy