The Little Big Book of Pregnancy

A prequel to our best-selling Little Big Book for Moms! The 12th title in the Little Big Book series, The Little Big Book of Pregnancy is destined to become a classic literary companion for any expectant mom.

Author: Katrina Fried

Publisher: Welcome Books

ISBN: 094180772X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 352

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A prequel to our best-selling Little Big Book for Moms! The 12th title in the Little Big Book series, The Little Big Book of Pregnancy is destined to become a classic literary companion for any expectant mom. Filled with the best fiction, poetry, and essays on the subject of birth and pregnancy, this heartwarming anthology is also peppered with fascinating customs and rituals from around the world, time-honored home remedies, delightful old wives' tales, nutritious recipes, and wonderful crafts and activities. The turn of each page brings something interesting and entertaining to read, to do, or to learn. Illustrated throughout with the same period art and ephemera that has become the signature of this series, the imagery is both charming and elegant. A visual and editorial feast, The Little Big Book of Pregnancy is simply the perfect gift for any mom to-be. Featuring: 8 literary excerpts and short stories, including The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck, Delusions of Granma by Carrie Fisher, and The Diary of Adam and Eve by Mark Twain. 12 essays by such notable writers as Naomi Wolf, Louise Erdrich, and Hope Edelman. 12 poems by, among others, Sylvia Plath, Walt Whitman, Erica Jong, and Joyce Carol Oates. Home remedies for seven typical pregnancy complaints, including stretch marks, morning sickness, body aches, and heartburn. More than 50 traditions from around the world covering birth, naming, labor, and pregnancy. More than 50 traditions from around the world covering birth, naming, labor, and pregnancy. More than 50 old wives tales, including how to tell if it's a boy or a girl, what to do for a smooth delivery, and how to know if you're having twins! 16 recipes for nourishing treats such as Energizing Drinks, Super Sandwiches, Delicious Snacks, and Satisfying Salads. 16 activities, such as writing letters to your unborn child, painting a cloud ceiling in the nursery, and relaxing with daily meditations. 6 categories of "Fun Facts," including popular baby names from around the world, a month-by-onth guide to your baby's fetal development, and statustics about babies, birth, and pregnancy. More than a dozen quotes concerning birth, pregnancy and becoming a parent, by celebrities, writers, and notable personalities such as William Blake, Alistair Cooke, Colette, Robin Williams, and Erma Bombeck.

The Little Big Book for Brides

KATRINA FRIED has edited , written , and produced numerous titles , including The Little Big Book of Pregnancy & The Little Big Book of Animals ( Welcome ) , The Wedding Planner Stewart , Tabori & Chang ) , For Love of Angels ( Andrews ...

Author: Katrina Fried

Publisher: Welcome Enterprises

ISBN: 0941807258

Category: Reference

Page: 348

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The Little Big Book For Brides offers the newly engaged a plethora of inspiration, information, entertainment, and advice about love, marriage, and the Big Day. This beautifully illustrated compilation is bursting with wisdom, stories, essays, traditions, poetry, recipes, and activities for the bride-to-be. The perfect engagement or bridal shower gift, The Little Big Book For Brides will make a wonderful bedside tabel companion during the months of engagement and beyond. Brides will be moved and entertained by true and fictional stories of love and marriage; receive wisdom and advice from those that already taken that walk down the aisle; find inspiration in the many marriage traditions and superstitions from throughout history and around the world; discover readings and poetry to incorporate into their own wedding ceremonies or reception toasts; and even enjoy some crafts, activities and recipes that will add a personal touch to their special day. Filled with charming turn-of-the-century postcard art and illustrations, there is much to enjoy, learn, inspire, and ponder in this darling volume: Fictional Excerpts from such celebrated authors as Oscar Wilde, Henry James & Emily Bronte; Poems by e.e. cummings, Ogden Nash, Anne Sexton, Pablo Neruda, and many others; Essays and Advice by such popular figures as Anna Quindlin, Paul Reiser, and Judge Judy; Quotations about love and marriage from the likes of Eleanor Roosevelt, Mae West, Kahlil Gibran, and Winston Churchill; Traditions and Lore about every aspect of courtship and marriage from the origins of the wedding cake to reception and ceremony rituals; Activities and Crafts for the bride-to-be from sewing a keepsake ring pillow to planting a commemorative bridal bush; Recipes for such events as a Bridal Tea Party and Newlywed Dinner For Two.

The Little Big Book for Moms

Illustrated throughout with early twentieth century art from artists like Jessie Willcox Smith and Ida Waugh, this is a delicious treasure for the expectant mother to savor in anticipation, and for the new mother to share with her little ...

Author: Lena Tabori

Publisher: Welcome Books

ISBN: 094180741X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 352

View: 568


A collection of traditional tales, nursery rhymes, songs, literary excerpts, poems, finger games, recipes and more.

The Little Big Book of White Spells

Fertility / Pregnancy To become pregnant, carry a tiger'seye, carnelian agate, and a red jasper crystal with you at all times. To have a healthy pregnancy, carry a howlite crystal inside your bra. Financial stability / Fortune To keep ...

Author: Ileana Abrev

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 9780738755144

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 408

View: 440


Includes more than 200 quick spells for love, money, protection, and happiness! Simple actions, creative rhymes, and sincere intentions can bring you your heart's deepest desires. Whether you want to create transformation in your relationships or you want to make the world a better place, The Little Big Book of White Spells includes the spells that you need. Find love, remove a curse, and bring the passion back into a relationship. Banish depression, protect yourself from negative energy, or make a business more profitable. With more than 200 spells, this book opens a whole universe of potential for making positive changes for yourself, your loved ones, and your community.

The Big Book of Birth

If a small tear happens you may have a few stitches, with pain relief if needed, and it will heal. ... I had thought it might take longer to become pregnant because of my age, thirty-seven, and all the stress and anxiety of living in ...

Author: Erica Lyon

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440623028

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 352

View: 815


At last—everything expecting moms need to know about giving birth Childbirth is one of the most significant events of any woman’s life—and for many, also a source of enormous anxiety and fear. In The Big Book of Birth renowned childbirth educator and Realbirth Center founder Erica Lyon offers an antidote to that fear with a comprehensive and up- to-date guide to childbirth. Drawing from more than a decade of teaching expecting parents what really to expect, Lyon fills the void that currently exists in childbirth literature, offering clear, current, objective advice on everything from choosing your doctor or midwife, to the realities of assisted and cesarean births, to the many different pain-coping options you can use during delivery and proven techniques that can help you relax and often speed along your labor. The Big Book of Birth guides women through the four stages of labor, dispelling misconceptions and providing a wealth of objective information in a warm, welcoming, and well- organized format. A long-overdue resource, The Big Book of Birth gives expectant mothers the knowledge they need to approach childbirth with confidence and joy.

The Big Book of Why for Parents

There is a little history that we need to talk about here. Before routine prenatal screening, chlamydia or gonorrhea in the pregnant mom was one of those things that we might or might not know about. Unless they had symptoms or ...

Author: Clifford Dale James

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781510758179

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 240

View: 627


A quick-to-use resource for first-time parents on why newborns don't take baths, why one should burp their baby, why a newborn has constant gas, and much more! Most new parents approach their upcoming adventure with mixed feelings of excitement and trepidation. There are so many questions that seem to be unanswered about their newborns and toddlers. Wouldn’t it be great to have a book that helps answer those questions—especially the medically-based ones—by a board-certified pediatrician in a unique question-and-answer format? In The Big Book of “Why” for Parents, Dr. Clifford James does just that. Some of the most common parenting questions he addresses include: · Why isn't my breastmilk coming in? · Why is my baby constipated? · Why can't I give my baby honey? · Why shouldn't I strive to be the perfect parent? · Why does my child have night terrors? · Why won't my doctor just call in an antibiotic when my child is sick? · Why do I need to take away the bottle or pacifier? · And many more!

American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN: UOM:39015066043129

Category: American literature


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The Big Book of Facts

HANDY FACT According to The Handy Science Answer Book, 4th edition, you had footprints and fingerprints (in the ... THE CREATURE WITH the shortest pregnancy: the North American opossum, which is pregnant for as little as 12 days.

Author: Terri Schlichenmeyer

Publisher: Visible Ink Press

ISBN: 9781578597567

Category: Reference

Page: 401

View: 962


Strange science facts! Hilarious history facts! Informative and Fun! A treat of science and history stories and trivia that will inform and entertain anyone curious about the world! From astonishing, amazing and surprising science and history facts to the little-known stories hidden inside bigger events, The Big Book of Facts is a fascinating tour through our weird and interesting world. You’ll learn about the earth and its history through absorbing stories and interesting tidbits. Did you know ... Babies start laughing at just a few weeks old; there are ten discernible types of laughter; and laughter spurs our appetite for food? Like fingerprints, every tongue on Earth has a unique print? The history of the U.S. Postal Service, including the Pony Express, ... and the short-lived (but legal) practice of mailing children? Hand washing was not always common through history; toilet paper was invented in the 1400s, and Sir John Harington invented the flushable toilet for Queen Elizabeth I? Though they are all differently shaped by virtue of being an assembly of water droplets, there are ten basic kinds of clouds? A basic and quick history of cash in America, including Alexander Hamilton and the Bank of the United States, Benjamin Franklin’s efforts to thwart counterfeiting, $100,000 bills, and the fact that more than 85% of the world’s money is digital only? Though Shakespeare mentioned Valentine’s Day in “Hamlet,” sending paper cards to a beloved wasn’t a fad until the eighteenth century, and by the 1840s, insulting Valentine cards also became common? Government agencies in the U.S. and France both agree that the measure of a second is determined by how long it takes a cesium atom to vibrate just over nine billion times? The history of children’s games such as hide-and-seek, blindman's bluff, and jacks that date back to the ancient Greeks and Romans? And much, much more. Engrossing, engaging, and enlightening, The Big Book of Facts lets you discover the fun oddities that make up our world. Wide-ranging and fact-filled with nearly 160 illustrations, this information-rich tome also includes a helpful bibliography and an extensive index for those scrambling for more information.

The Big Book of Healthy Smoothies and Juices

Whether this is your first pregnancy or the next in a long line of lovable little ones, your pregnancy is a time that requires special attention. The hustle and bustle of everyday life can leave you run down and overwhelmed, ...

Author: Adams Media

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781440580383

Category: Cooking

Page: 400

View: 489


Hundreds of delicious smoothies and juices right at your fingertips! Need a quick burst of energy and nutrition? With this cookbook, you'll learn how to combine fresh fruits and vegetables into hundreds of tasty drinks that will keep you feeling full throughout the day. Featuring step-by-step instructions and nutritional data for each flavorful drink, The Big Book of Healthy Smoothies and Juices offers more than 500 easy-to-make recipes, such as: Strawberry breakfast smoothie Cabbage kale cleanse Green lemonade smoothie Apple melon cooler Chocolate banana blitz smoothie Whether you're interested in cleansing your body or just looking to incorporate more wholesome foods into your diet, you'll find all you need to indulge in the vitamin-packed drinks you love in The Big Book of Healthy Smoothies and Juices!

Fetal Medicine E Book

Big pharma is also aware that women with chronic conditions frequently continue their medication regimens throughout pregnancy regardless of the lack of pregnancy-specific pharmacological data. There is little incentive for ...

Author: Pranav P Pandya

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780702072871

Category: Medical

Page: 700

View: 588


Covering pertinent basic science and offering today’s most authoritative guidance on clinical management, Fetal Medicine, 3rd Edition, is a must-have resource for obstetricians and other healthcare professionals involved in care of the fetus. An international team of expert contributors delivers the knowledge and background you need to effectively diagnose and treat fetal disorders – everything from prenatal screening and diagnostic tests to common and rare prenatal conditions, early pregnancy loss, ethical issues, and much more. Focuses on fetal medicine throughout, bringing you today’s most reliable information in both basic science and clinical topics. Offers updated information from cover to cover, including new coverage of genetics, embryology, and clinical management. Features new self-assessment questions and new images throughout – for a total of nearly 1,000 photographs and line drawings, as well as more than 150 quick-reference tables. Details fast-changing developments in fetal medicine, including advances in ultrasound imaging, cytogenetics, molecular biology, and biochemistry. Helps you learn and retrieve complex information quickly thanks to succinct, highly structured text; key points at the beginning of each chapter; and concise chapter summaries.