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When You're Expecting Twins, Triplets, or Quads

A Complete Resource

Barbara Luke, Tamara Eberlein (Joint Author)

Paperback

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Paperback (2/7/2017)
Paperback (6/1/2004)

Description

You're expecting more than one baby? Congratulations Like all mothers-to-be, you're experiencing the full spectrum of human emotions: joy, fear, confusion, and excitement; maybe all at once. As a woman pregnant with more than one baby, you're feeling all these things...only more so

In "When You're Expecting Twins, Triplets, or Quads," Dr. Barbara Luke, a renowned expert on the prenatal care of multiples, outlines a practical, nutrition-based program to keep you and your babies healthy and offers a comprehensive tour of what you can expect during your unique pregnancy and childbirth experience. Women who follow this program experience significantly fewer complications during pregnancy -- and their babies are born weighing 20 to 35 percent more than the average twin, triplet, or quad Included is crucial information on:

finding a qualified maternal/fetal medicine specialist

dietary guidelines for maximizing birth weight

safe limits on exercise and physical activity

taking a leave from work and negotiating your best deal

reducing your risk for pregnancy complications

recognizing signs of preterm labor and what to do about

Effective, encouraging, and up-to-date, "When You're Expecting Twins, Triplets, or Quads" is essential for you and your babies.

HarperResource, 9780060957230, 320pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 1999