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The baby bible : a guide to taking care of your bump, your baby and yourself / Bec Judd with Lauren Sams.

By: Judd, Bec.
Contributor(s): Sams, Lauren [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Sydney, New South Wales : Allen & Unwin, [2018]Copyright date: ©2018Description: 303 pages : colour illustrations, ; 23 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781760631307 (pbk.); 1760631302 (pbk.).Subject(s): Motherhood | Pregnancy | Newborn infants -- Care | Postnatal careDDC classification: 618.2 Summary: What you're not expecting, when you're expecting. Bec Judd has been pregnant quite a lot: three pregnancies, three deliveries and four gorgeous newborn babies. From carrying a baby, delivering it, feeding it and raising it, Bec has experienced almost everything motherhood can throw at you and she wants to share the secrets and stories that she has learned along the way. Not to mention all those things about pregnancy, birth and motherhood that often come as a complete surprise. Join Bec and her dream team of experts (an obstetrician, a midwife, an ultrasound specialist, a women's health physio and a paediatric sleep specialist) as they take you month by month through your pregnancy. They will share their insider advice on the best ways to eat for two (or three!), stay in shape and get you and your baby sleeping well.
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A comprehensive month by month guide to pregnancy, birth and beyond from mother of four and media personality Bec Judd and her dream team of experts.

Includes index.

What you're not expecting, when you're expecting. Bec Judd has been pregnant quite a lot: three pregnancies, three deliveries and four gorgeous newborn babies. From carrying a baby, delivering it, feeding it and raising it, Bec has experienced almost everything motherhood can throw at you and she wants to share the secrets and stories that she has learned along the way. Not to mention all those things about pregnancy, birth and motherhood that often come as a complete surprise. Join Bec and her dream team of experts (an obstetrician, a midwife, an ultrasound specialist, a women's health physio and a paediatric sleep specialist) as they take you month by month through your pregnancy. They will share their insider advice on the best ways to eat for two (or three!), stay in shape and get you and your baby sleeping well.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • The accidental mum (p. 5)
  • The dream team (p. 12)
  • Before the bump (p. 18)
  • Finding out I was going to be a mum (p. 20)
  • Month 1 (weeks 1-4) (p. 26)
  • Being pregnant with Billie (p. 28)
  • Interruption from an expert: Pregnancy 101 (p. 29)
  • The do's and don'ts (p. 34)
  • Interruption from an expert: Nutrition during pregnancy (p. 36)
  • Pregnancy exercise: The first trimester (p. 40)
  • Interruption from an expert: Pelvic floor exercises (p. 41)
  • Pregnancy skincare (p. 43)
  • Interruption from an expert: Pregnancy and beauty products (p. 49)
  • Month 2 (weeks 5-8) (p. 52)
  • Public or private? (p. 54)
  • Interruption from an expert: What the hell is happening to my body? (p. 57)
  • So ... you're having more than one baby (p. 61)
  • Interruption from an expert: Tests, tests, tests (p. 64)
  • Interruption from an expert: Multiple pregnancy (p. 67)
  • Month 3 (weeks 9-13) (p. 68)
  • How to style your bump (p. 70)
  • Interruption from an expert: Genetic testing (p. 74)
  • Finding out the sex (p. 75)
  • Interruption from an expert Twelve-week ultrasound (and other tests) (p. 79)
  • Month 4 (weeks 14-17) (p. 84)
  • Dude, where's my abs? (p. 86)
  • Interruption from an expert: All about diastasis recti (p. 87)
  • Pregnancy exercise: The second trimester (p. 90)
  • Interruption from an expert: Safe exercise during pregnancy (p. 93)
  • Bec's workouts (p. 98)
  • Month 5 (weeks 18-21) (p. 114)
  • Pregnancy hormones (p. 116)
  • Birth classes: Yay or nay? (p. 118)
  • Interruption from an expert: Second trimester ultrasound (p. 120)
  • Eating for two ... or three (p. 123)
  • Gross things that are going to happen (sorry) (p. 136)
  • Month 6 (weeks 22-26) (p. 138)
  • Baby gear: What do you really need? (p. 140)
  • Styling the nursery (p. 152)
  • Month 7 (weeks 27-30) (p. 160)
  • Babymoon time (p. 162)
  • Interruption from an expert: Airline travel (p. 167)
  • Pregnancy exercise: The third trimester (p. 169)
  • Interruption from an expert: 28-week blood test (p. 170)
  • Packing the baby bag (p. 171)
  • Interruption from an expert: Third trimester ultrasound (p. 177)
  • Birth plan (p. 178)
  • Month 8 (weeks 31-35) (p. 180)
  • Giving birth to the twins (p. 182)
  • The baby shower (p. 183)
  • Month 9 (weeks 36-40) (p. 190)
  • Nesting-and relaxing (p. 192)
  • Setting up your home (p. 194)
  • The big day (p. 196)
  • Everything I know about labour (p. 198)
  • Interruption from an expert: Everything Midwife Cath knows about labour (p. 204)
  • Your first few days as a mum (p. 220)
  • Breastfeeding (or, how to use your boobs to keep your baby alive) (p. 222)
  • Interruption from an expert: Everything you wanted to know about breastfeeding (p. 225)
  • Conflicting advice (p. 236)
  • Baby blues (p. 238)
  • Not all postnatal depression looks the same (p. 240)
  • Recovery (p. 244)
  • Your body after birth (p. 246)
  • Interruption from an expert: Caring for your body post-birth (p. 248)
  • Home time (p. 254)
  • Routines (p. 256)
  • Interruption from an expert: Why you should wrap your baby (p. 266)
  • Sleeping FAQs (p. 268)
  • Interruption from an expert: Newborn routines (p. 269)
  • Safe sleeping tips (p. 283)
  • Baby gear: The stuff you'll need later (p. 287)
  • Travel with a newborn (p. 288)
  • Mum life hacks you never knew you needed (p. 294)
  • Final thoughts (p. 296)
  • Acknowledgements (p. 299)
  • Index (p. 300)