Small format. A revised edition of this book which was first published in 1989. Over three editions 38,000 copies have been sold in New Zealand. 2000 names are featured with their origins and meanings. There are separate alphabetical listings for boys and girls, and a description of the origin, meaning and variant spelllings ... read more
A classic for all new parents, this book inspires, informs and reassures. From conception through to birth, Sheila Kitzinger describes what to expect and prepares parents-to-be for the physical changes ahead. This title now includes information on Caesarean births, the birthing sling, sex during pregnancy, and nutrition. It e... read more
The most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to having a baby, by leading pregnancy and childcare expert, Dr. Miriam Stoppard. Provides reassuring, practical advice on every aspect of antenatal care, including the latest obstetric procedures, nutrition and exercise as well as your choices in childbirth. Sensitive case stud... read more
Shiatsu is a traditional method of treating illness through stimulating points and meridians with the fingers, thumbs and palms. This book is an instructive manual for pregnant women, practitioners, partners and birthing partners. The author provides practical solutions to a host of problems associated with pregnancy.
Going it Alone is the essential guide for the modern woman entering pregnancy without a partner. Sensitive to the needs of the single pregnant woman, it contains up-to-date information on the latest procedures and facilities available to pregnant women in New Zealand and offers guidelines for coping with the emotional aspect... read more
Research shows that babies who are massaged are more alert, gain weight faster and sleep more soundly while reflexology promotes relaxation and can help relieve discomforts such as colic. Massage can also reduce stress levels in parents, helping them to be more responsive to their babies' needs. This easy step-by-step guide s... read more
From the creator of the blood type diet, with nearly three million Eat Right books in print, comes a new strategy for maximum health for you and your baby. Here you'll find Dr. Peter D'Adamo's blood-type-specific diet, exercise, and supplement prescriptions for fertility, prenatal care, pregnancy, nursing, postpartum, and the... read more
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A Survival Guide for Expectant Fathers
A three-trimester evolutionary crash course to guide the prehistoric papa-to-be through the prenatal, preparental wilderness. Every man should read it!
|Author:||Francoise Barbara Freedman|
Yoga provides a multitude of physical and emotional benefits that can enhance the whole experience of birth and parenting. This is the only guide to identify the real advantages of yoga for mother and baby. First published 2004.
This is the week-by-week guide that prepares you for a relaxed and confident birth. "Need to know? Pregnancy" gives a complete overview of baby development through pregnancy and birth. Its combination of conventional mainstream and complementary medical info reflects the way most pregnant women approach their care today. It i... read more
Includes practical information on the physical changes a woman can expect during the pregnancy, as well as a plain language guide to the technology, testing regimes and bureaucratic form-filling encountered along the way. Chapters include pre-pregnancy, complications of pregnancy and labour. Paperback
Practical wellbeing from conception to birth Diet, exercise and preparation for a healthy baby and a healthy you.
While most other pregnancy books focus on the baby, Blooming Gorgeous focuses on you, the pregnant woman. Filled with practical and invaluable tips on keeping well and beautiful in pregnancy, it will help you take time to nurture yourself as you nurture another from within. Jo Glanville-Blackburn gives authoritative advice on... read more
Using exercises and techniques developed over ten years of teaching a popular series of workshops at the Chopra Center for Well Being, Dr Deepak Chopra shows readers how to see parenthood from a very different perspective. Magical Beginnings, Enchanted Lives uses meditation, yoga, dietary guidelines, natural remedies, visu... read more
This fact-packed guide to a healthy vegetarian diet during pregnancy and breastfeeding and for babies gives a clear overview of what comprises a healthy diet. To help you maintain a healthy nutritional intake, Amanda Grant also gives advice on how to cook food to maximize nutrition, and what's in season when. There are also h... read more
As women, we spend most of our reproductive lives tryingnot to get pregnant and it can seem so unfair that when we want to have a baby it doesn't happen. From many years of helping couples to get pregnant, Dr Glenville knows that the best approach is a well-structured plan that is tailored to the individual, in order not to w... read more
Australian, authoritative and totally up-to-date, Baby Love is the only book you'll need to guide you through your baby's first year. With expert advice for the first 12 months of every baby's life and full of Robin Barker's wisdom and humour, this classic guide has been fully revised, including new material on nutrition, foo... read more