When You're Expecting Twins, Triplets, or Quads : A Complete Resource

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-06-17
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications
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A revolutionary, nutritionally based prenatal program for the rapidly growing group of women pregnant with twins, triplets, or more, from one of the nation's foremost multiple-birth experts.

Author Biography

Barbara Luke, Sc.D., M.P.H., R.D., a professor of obstetrics and gynecology, directs a successful prenatal program for mothers of multiples at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She is also a practicing dietitian and the author of Every Pregnant Woman's Guide to Preventing Premature Birth and Good Bones: The Complete Guide to Building and Maintaining the Healthiest Bones. Tamara Eberlein, an award-winning writer, has published hundreds of articles on health, parenting, and psychology, and is the author of Sleep: How to Teach Your Child to Sleep Like a Baby and Whining. She is also the mother of school-age twins born nine weeks premature. This is the book she wishes she'd had during her own pregnancy.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Your Unique Pregnancyp. 1
The Best Medical Care for Expectant Mothers of Multiplesp. 28
The Food Factor: Eating Right When You're Pregnant with Twins or Supertwinsp. 50
Your Body: How to Look Good, Feel Great, Work Smart, and Play it Safep. 85
Pregnancy Complications: How to Lower Your Riskp. 111
The Emotional Ups and Downs of Pregnancy ... Multipliedp. 139
Giving Birth to All those Babiesp. 159
Your Babies' Hospital Experience: The Nursury and The Nicup. 181
Feeding the Masses-including the Busy New Momp. 211
Survival Tips for Those Crazy First Months at Homep. 229
Becoming One Big Happy Familyp. 251
Resources for Parents of Multiplesp. 265
Glossaryp. 267
Bibliographp. 273
Indexp. 283
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