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Pregnancy : a guide to healthy pregnancy in New Zealand / Ann Noseworthy and Jacques Rousseau.

By: Noseworthy, Ann, 1956-.
Contributor(s): Rousseau, Jacques, 1961- [author.] | Rousseau, Jacques | Rousseau, Jacques [author.] | Rousseau, Jacques, 1961-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Lifecare: ; Lifecare: Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Random House NZ, 2005Edition: First edition.Description: 141 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 186941750X (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Pregnancy | Pregnancy -- New Zealand | Pregnancy -- Popular works | Pregnancy -- New Zealand -- Popular works | Childbirth -- New Zealand -- Popular Works | Pregnant women -- Health and hygieneDDC classification: 618.2
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This book meets the needs of women and families who are thinking of becoming pregnant or who are pregnant and want to know about pregnancy in New Zealand. Chapters introduce prospective parents to pregnancy, tell how to prepare for and then stay healthy during pregnancy and suggest ways in which couples can be fully involved in their pregnancy and achieve a natural birth. It also look s at the early postnatal period. The book discusses the maternity system in New Zealand, the choices for care, the tests on offer and decisions to be made. While New Zealand focused, the book will use all available evidence including practice experience and scientific evidence. The book will concentrate on promoting health during pregnancy and will provide information that will assist women to achieve a natural birth and a healthy experience.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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