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Take Charge Of Your Fertility: Teach Yourself

Take Charge Of Your Fertility: Teach Yourself (Paperback)

By Welford, Heather

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An informative and helpful guide for would-be parents, especially mothers, who want to prepare themselves for pregnancy both physically, emotionally and in a practical sense.

ISBN 9781444100952
Barcode 9781444100952
Published 1 April 2010 by John Murray Press
Format Paperback
Series Teach Yourself - General
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ISBN-13 9781444100952
ISBN-10 1444100955
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Status Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher John Murray Press
Imprint Teach Yourself
Publication Date 1 April 2010
International Publication Date 29 January 2010
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Welford, Heather
Series Teach Yourself - General
Category Popular Medicine
Pregnancy, Birth & Baby Care: Advice
Number of Pages 240
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 15mm
Weight 230g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Family & Health: General
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 612.6
Catalogue Code 188602

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Description of this Book

[Teach Yourself ] Take Charge of Your Fertility explains everything the prospective parent may need to know as they face the physical, emotional and practical challenges of trying for a baby. It covers health issues in full, from basic biology and an explanation of fertility and cycles to outlining what supplements are useful and what aren't, and how you can maximise your chances by following a healthy diet and cutting alcohol or nicotine intake. There are plenty of resources and guidelines for parents facing difficulties, including a guide to the medical options, and advice on how to seek further help. It will help couples to deal with the emotional issues faced when trying for a baby, and will also give practical information on who you should tell and who you must tell, and when. With coverage of all aspects of very early pregnancy, from do-it-yourself tests to the very first scan, it will be a useful resource which will help all prospective parents, whether looking to start or to expand their family. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of your fertility. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

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Author's Bio

Heather Welford is a healthcare journalist, a regular commentator on public health issues and the author of 25 books and pamphlets on health topics.She has written for Parents magazine, where she answered readers' requests for advice. As a journalist, she has interviewed a number of individuals and couples whose lives have been touched by fertility issues. She has three children of her own, which, compounded with her professional experience, makes her a sympathetic and knowledgeable source on the subject.

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