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Your High-Risk Pregnancy A Practical and Supportive Guide

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ISBN-10: 0897935209

ISBN-13: 9780897935203

Edition: 2009

Authors: Diana Raab, Errol Norwitz

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List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 11/17/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Getting Pregnant
The Female Reproductive System
The Male Reproductive System
How Pregnancy Occurs
Conception Basics
Preconception Counseling
Family Balancing (Sex Determination)
Pregnancy Tests
How Your Baby Grows
Journaling Your Pregnancy
Journaling Corner
Care During Your Pregnancy
The First Visit
Calculating Your Due Date
Exercise During Pregnancy
Nutrition and Pregnancy
Other Concerns and Lifestyle Issues
Medications and Pregnancy
Occupational Hazards
Alternative, Complementary, or Holistic Health Care
Sexuality and Pregnancy
The Journaling Corner
High-Risk Pregnancy: An Introduction
Diagnosis of High-Risk Pregnancy
High Risk Pregnancy vs. Having High-Risk Factors
Outcome and Prognosis of High-Risk Pregnancy
Choosing a Provider
Coping with High-Risk Pregnancy
Making Decisions
The Journaling Corner
High-Risk Factors Before Pregnancy
Advanced Age Pregnancy
Advanced Paternal Age
History of Miscarriage
Reproductive and Female Anatomy Problems
Kidney Disease
Gastrointestinal Problems
Liver Disease
Autoimmune Diseases
Heart Disease
Sickle-Cell Anemia
Other Problems
Journaling Corner
High-Risk Factors Related to Pregnancy
Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HEG)
Ectopic Pregnancy
Hydatidi-form Mole
Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) and In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Pregnancies
Cholestasis During Pregnancy
Multiple Pregnancy
Unusual Fetal Positions
Vaginal Bleeding
Abruptio Placenta
Placenta Previa
Prolapsed Umbilical Cord
Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR)
Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes (PPROM)
Post-Term or Prolonged Pregnancy
Cancer in Pregnancy
Medications Used In High-Risk Pregnancies
Journaling Corner
Genetics and Birth Defects
Chromosomal Defects
Single-Gene Defects
Sex-Linked Disorders
Multifactorial Disorders
Fetal Surgery
Genetic Counseling
Your Emotions
Journaling Corner
Tests, Tests, Tests
Ultrasound Tests
First Trimester Risk Assessment
Expanded AFP Screening (Triple Marker and Quadruple Marker Screen)
Fluorescence in Situ Hybridization (FISH)
Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)
Percutaneous Umbilical Cord Sampling (PUBS)
Fetal Fibronectin (fFN)
Fetal-Movement Counts
Monitoring Devices
Biophysical Profile (BPP)
Specific Blood Tests
The Ethics of Prenatal Testing
Journaling Corner
Bed Rest
Coping with Bed Rest
Recovering from Bed Rest
Journaling Corner
Pregnancy Loss
Elective Abortion
Types of Miscarriages
Causes of Miscarriage
The Emotional Impact of Miscarriage
Newborn Death
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
The Grieving Process
Significant Others
Future Pregnancies
Journaling Corner
Labor, Delivery, and Postpartum
Labor Defined
Stages of Labor
Problems with Labor
Pain Management in Labor
Early Baby Care
Postpartum Depression
Journaling Corner
Cesarean Birth
Reasons for Cesarean Delivery
Emergency Cesareans
Risks of Cesareans
Repeat Cesareans
Vaginal Birth after Cesarean (VBAC)
Before Your Cesarean
The Surgery
After Your Cesarean
Breast-Feeding after a Cesarean
Going Home
Journaling Corner
Premature Babies
What Is a Premature Baby?
Causes of Prematurity
The Warning Signs
Characteristics of Prematurity
Breast-Feeding Your Preemie
Your Emotions
The Premature Baby and Stimulation
Family and Friends
Baby's Homecoming
Death and Dying
Future Pregnancies
Journaling Corner
Special Concerns During Pregnancy
The Pregnant Single Parent
Teenage Pregnancy
Domestic Violence
History of Sexual Abuse
Trauma During Pregnancy
Support Groups and Associations