Understanding Your Moods When You're Expecting Emotions, Mental Health, and Happiness -- Before, During, and AfterPregnancy
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From a nationally recognized medical expert, a book as essential to a woman's emotional health during pregnancy as What to Expect When You're Expecting is to her physical health Having a baby presents unique challenges for mothers both physically and psychologically, yet the mental health aspect of maternity is rarely given its due. As an advocate for women's reproductive health, Dr. Lucy J. Puryear is changing that. In this informative, reassuring book, Dr. Puryear examines the emotional health issues associated with pregnancy and postpartum, providing an indispensable resource for expectant parents and for those who wish to become pregnant.
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Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 6/9/2008
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.58" tall
|On the Way to Motherhood
|I Think I Want to Be Pregnant
|Working Through Family Relationships
|Too Much of a Good Thing
|The First Trimester
|The Conspiracy of Silence
|Loss of Separateness
|Hormones and Their Effects on Your Moods
|Loss of Control
|Pregnant While Parenting
|TIPS: To Tell or Not to Tell; What to Read, Whom to Believe
|The Second Trimester
|Sex and the Pregnant Parent
|Losing Control of Your Shape
|How Can I Do This to Number One?
|TIPS: There Are Two Parents; Eating for Two; Sex Specifics
|The Third Trimester
|When Will This Be Over?
|I Can Do It Myself, Thank You
|Is It My Hormones or Something More Serious?
|It's a Family Decision
|TIPS: Putting Your Needs First; The Baby Shower; Your Postpartum Plan
|The Big Day
|The Circle of Life
|TIPS: Waiting for Baby; Make the Delivery Yours; The First Few Hours
|Bringing Baby Home
|Why It's Called the Fourth Trimester
|Stay in Your Pajamas
|What About Breastfeeding?
|TIPS: Visitors; A Bedside Cooler; Diapers Close at Hand; Sleeping Arrangements; Forget Fashion; Sibling Survival
|The New Normal
|The Good Enough Mother
|Your Relationship with Your Partner
|Returning to Work
|TIPS: Good Enough; One Night a Week; The Best of Both Worlds
|When More Help is Needed
|Postpartum Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
|Nonpharmacologic Treatment Options
|Where Do We go From Here?
|Standards of Care
|My Postpartum Plan
|FDA Drug Categories for Use in Pregnancy
|Examples of Medications Used in Pregnancy
|Potential Adverse Effects: SSRIs
|Nutritional Supplements and "Natural" Drugs During Pregnancy
|Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS)
|Postpartum Symptoms Checklist