The Simple Guide to Having a Baby

What You Need to Know

The Simple Guide to Having a Baby

The simple way to learn about pregnancy, giving birth, and caring for your baby.

This accessible, easy-to-read guide is a simplified version of the best-selling “Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn” for expectant parents who want only the most important, need-to-know, how-to information. The book tells readers: how to stay healthy during pregnancy, how to handle labor pain and birth, and how to care for a new baby. Using clear and simple language, it includes:

• Advice on what to do and what not to do during pregnancy

• Descriptions of easy exercises to help you stay healthy and feel better

• Information on what to expect during labor and birth

• Ways to deal with childbirth pain

• Helpful hints on breastfeeding and being a parent

More Books from this Author

Now available in Spanish: The Simple Guide to Having a Baby (Guía Sencilla Para Tener Un Bebé).  It’s a keep-it-simple, just-the-basics guide to pregnancy and childbirth for expectant parents who do not want to be overwhelmed by too much information.Finally, a Spanish edition of The Simple Guide to Having a Baby written by the authors of the million-copy selling Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn.  It’s a simple, just-the-facts guide to pregnancy and childbirth...

About the Authors

Janet Whalley

Janet Whalley, a registered nurse, has been a childbirth educator since 1975. She is the former executive director of the Childbirth Education Association of Seattle. She provides breastfeeding counseling for new mothers and teaches classes on newborn care.