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The pregnant body book / Sarah Brewer ... [and others] ; editorial consultant Paul Moran.

Contributor(s): Brewer, Sarah | Moran, Paul | Brewer, Sarah, 1958-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, 2011Description: 256 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781405362498 (hbk.); 1405362499.Subject(s): Pregnancy | Pregnancy -- Pictorial works | Pregnant women | Pregnant women -- Pictorial worksDDC classification: 618.2
Contents:
Human pregnancy -- The evolution of pregnancy -- Medical advances -- Imaging techniques -- Going inside -- Anatomy : Body systems ; The male reoproductive system ; The prostate gland, penis, and testes ; Male puberty ; How sperm is made ; The female reproductive system ; The ovaries and fallopian tubes ; The uterus, cervix, and vagina ; The breasts ; Female puberty ; The female reproductive cycle -- Genetics : The molecules of life ; How DNA works ; Patterns of inheritance ; Genetic problems and investigations -- The science of sex : The evolution of sex ; Attractiveness ; Desire and arousal ; The act of sex ; Birth control -- Conception to birth. Trimester 1. Month 1 : Weeks 1-4 ; Mother and embryo ; Key developments: mother ; Conception ; Fertilization to implantation ; Embryonic development ; Safety in pregnancy ; Diet and exercise -- Month 2 : Weeks 5-8 ; Mother and embryo ; Key developments: mother ; Key developments: embryo -- Month 3 : Weeks 9-12 ; Mother and fetus ; Key developments: mother ; Key developments: fetus ; The skeleton -- Trimester 2. Month 4 : Weeks 13-16 ; Mother and fetus ; Key developments: mother ; Key developments: fetus -- Month 5 : Weeks 17-21 ; Mother and fetus ; Key developments: mother ; Key developments: fetus -- Month 6 : Weeks 18-26 ; Mother and fetus ; Key developments: mother ; Key developments: fetus ; The formation of the respiratory system -- Trimester 3. Month 7 : Weeks 27-30 ; Mother and fetus ; Key developments: mother ; Key developments: fetus -- Month 8 : Weeks 31-35 ; Mother and fetus ; Key developments: mother ; Key developments: fetus -- Month 9 : Weeks 36-40 ; Mother and fetus ; Key developments: mother ; The formation of the brain ; Key developments: fetus ; The mother's changing body ; The fetus's changing body -- Labor : Preparing for birth ; The first stage of labor ; The birth ; Alternative births ; After the birth ; Assisted birth -- Postnatal development : Recovery and feeding ; The newborn baby ; Early responses and progress ; The first two years -- Disorders : Fertility disorders ; Female reproductive disorders ; Male reproductive disorders ; Sexually transmitted diseases ; Complications in pregnancy ; Labor and delivery problems ; Problems in new borns ; Problems affecting the mother after delivery.
Summary: A comprehensive visual guide to every aspect of conception, pregnancy and birth exploring the important changes that take place in a completely revolutionary way. State-of-the-art images, extraordinary photography and accessible text track each stage of both the mother and baby's development from fertilisation to birth week-by-week.
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The complete illustrated guide from conception to birth.

The Pregnant Body Book is a comprehensive visual guide to every aspect of conception, pregnancy and birth exploring the important changes that take place in a completely revolutionary way. State-of-the-art images, extraordinary photography and accessible text track each stage of both the mother and baby's development from fertilisation to birth week-by-week.

This unprecedented guide covers everything you could possibly want to know from the science behind sex and conception to the intricacies of genetics and includes a detailed look at the anatomy and physiology of both the male and female reproductive systems and the groundbreaking medical advances that define the 21st-century understanding of pregnancy.

The Pregnant Body Book is the first of its kind and an ideal reference for prospective parents, as well as both medical and midwifery students.

"The complete illustrated guide from conception to birth"--Cover.

Includes index.

Human pregnancy -- The evolution of pregnancy -- Medical advances -- Imaging techniques -- Going inside -- Anatomy : Body systems ; The male reoproductive system ; The prostate gland, penis, and testes ; Male puberty ; How sperm is made ; The female reproductive system ; The ovaries and fallopian tubes ; The uterus, cervix, and vagina ; The breasts ; Female puberty ; The female reproductive cycle -- Genetics : The molecules of life ; How DNA works ; Patterns of inheritance ; Genetic problems and investigations -- The science of sex : The evolution of sex ; Attractiveness ; Desire and arousal ; The act of sex ; Birth control -- Conception to birth. Trimester 1. Month 1 : Weeks 1-4 ; Mother and embryo ; Key developments: mother ; Conception ; Fertilization to implantation ; Embryonic development ; Safety in pregnancy ; Diet and exercise -- Month 2 : Weeks 5-8 ; Mother and embryo ; Key developments: mother ; Key developments: embryo -- Month 3 : Weeks 9-12 ; Mother and fetus ; Key developments: mother ; Key developments: fetus ; The skeleton -- Trimester 2. Month 4 : Weeks 13-16 ; Mother and fetus ; Key developments: mother ; Key developments: fetus -- Month 5 : Weeks 17-21 ; Mother and fetus ; Key developments: mother ; Key developments: fetus -- Month 6 : Weeks 18-26 ; Mother and fetus ; Key developments: mother ; Key developments: fetus ; The formation of the respiratory system -- Trimester 3. Month 7 : Weeks 27-30 ; Mother and fetus ; Key developments: mother ; Key developments: fetus -- Month 8 : Weeks 31-35 ; Mother and fetus ; Key developments: mother ; Key developments: fetus -- Month 9 : Weeks 36-40 ; Mother and fetus ; Key developments: mother ; The formation of the brain ; Key developments: fetus ; The mother's changing body ; The fetus's changing body -- Labor : Preparing for birth ; The first stage of labor ; The birth ; Alternative births ; After the birth ; Assisted birth -- Postnatal development : Recovery and feeding ; The newborn baby ; Early responses and progress ; The first two years -- Disorders : Fertility disorders ; Female reproductive disorders ; Male reproductive disorders ; Sexually transmitted diseases ; Complications in pregnancy ; Labor and delivery problems ; Problems in new borns ; Problems affecting the mother after delivery.

A comprehensive visual guide to every aspect of conception, pregnancy and birth exploring the important changes that take place in a completely revolutionary way. State-of-the-art images, extraordinary photography and accessible text track each stage of both the mother and baby's development from fertilisation to birth week-by-week.

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