A clear, comprehensive, up-to-date guide to all stages of pregnancy from one of Ireland's leading obstetricians. Fully revised and updated, The Irish Pregnancy Book is an essential guide to having a baby in Ireland, a user-friendly reference for expectant mothers to turn to time and time again.
Having a baby is an exciting and challenging experience, and every birth and every baby is unique. The Irish Pregnancy Book is a user-friendly reference for expectant mothers to turn to time and time again.
* Getting pregnant
* The healthy growing baby
* Planning the birth
* Labour and delivery
* Having a Caesarean section
* What fathers can expect
* Looking after your newborn
* When things go wrong
* An A–Z of terminology
Using clear language, Dr Peter Boylan and Dr Jennifer Walsh explain what happens in pregnancy, how to care for your health and your baby’s, how your baby grows month by month, and what to expect during labour and delivery. Each chapter contains answers to frequently asked questions.
The essential guide to having a baby in Ireland
We had first hand experience of Dr Boylan’s reassuringly no-nonsense manner ... he shot down all the internet research-driven, anxiety riddled questions [we] managed to dig up, in a firm, but kind, reassuring manner. This book makes that approach available to everyone. Do yourself a favour, buy it and avoid Google.