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It Gets Easier! . . . And Other Lies We Tell New Mothers: A Fun, Practical Guide to Becoming a Mom

It Gets Easier! . . . And Other Lies We Tell New Mothers: A Fun, Practical Guide to Becoming a Mom

There is no question that being a mother is challenging, but this fun, frank, and prescriptive guide tries to do the impossible and make new motherhood easier. Featuring interviews with hundreds of moms and candid stories from author Claudine Wolk's own experiences as a mother, "It Gets Easier!...and Other Lies We Tell New Mothers" mixes humor, honesty, and insider strategies...

ADD/ADHD Drug Free: Natural Alternatives and Practical Exercises to Help Your Child Focus

ADD/ADHD Drug Free: Natural Alternatives and Practical Exercises to Help Your Child Focus

Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) are among the most misunderstood problems facing young children today. Drugs like Ritalin and Cylert are traditionally prescribed to treat these disorders, but their use is controversial. While many children have been helped by these medications, at best, pills only temporarily improve symptoms. Some­times...

Cancer and Pregnancy (Recent Results in Cancer Research)

Cancer and Pregnancy (Recent Results in Cancer Research)

This book is written by experts with clinical expertise on diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of women with cancer during pregnancy. It provides a comprehensive review of data and an overview of psychological, ethical, and social aspects. Chapters address the diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of women with solid or hematologic cancers. The safety of subsequent pregnancy and the maintenance...

The Genetic Basis of Male Infertility (Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation)

The Genetic Basis of Male Infertility (Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation)

Every year there are new and exciting developments in assisted human reproduction, but how much do we really know about the underlying causes of infertility? This volume explores recent progress in the understanding of the genetics of spermatogenesis and male infertility. Topics include fundamental advances and current problems in the development and function of the testis, an outline of...

Ovulation Induction (Clinical Perspectives in Obstetrics and Gynecology)

Ovulation Induction (Clinical Perspectives in Obstetrics and Gynecology)

Ovulation Induction gives an integrated view of basic ovarian physiology, pathophysiology, and the clinical management of ovulatory disorders. It provides core information upon which specialists can base clinical decisions. The most important feature is the inclusion of newer agents now available for ovulation induction. Newer clinical applications for older medications as well as various...

Perinatal Epidemiology for Public Health Practice

Perinatal Epidemiology for Public Health Practice

Advances in medical science, public health, and health care interventions during the 20th century have led to dramatic decreases in infant and maternal mortality. Nonetheless disparities in infant and maternal health persist. Because their health remains a significant public health indicator, Perinatal Epidemiology synthesizes perinatal knowledge through the lens of public health practice. This...

Fertility, Living Arrangements, Care and Mobility: Understanding Population Trends and Processes - Volume 1

Fertility, Living Arrangements, Care and Mobility: Understanding Population Trends and Processes - Volume 1

Many parts of the world are experiencing rapid demographic restructuring, resulting in an ageing population with increasingly significant work and care pressures on cohorts less able or willing to provide support. This book examines some of the important trends that have underpinned reductions in fertility, including delayed child-bearing and increased childlessness. It demonstrates how...

Healthy Longevity in China: Demographic, Socioeconomic, and Psychological Dimensions (The Springer Series on Demographic Methods and Population Analysis)

Healthy Longevity in China: Demographic, Socioeconomic, and Psychological Dimensions (The Springer Series on Demographic Methods and Population Analysis)

"The research in this book captures the highlight of a decade of effort on CLHLS study and represents an important milestone in our emerging understanding of how individuals can endeavor to live a long, healthy life and how societies can help them do so." -- James W. Vaupel, Director of Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research and Professor of Duke University "This volume...

Breast-Feeding: Early Influences on Later Health (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology)

Breast-Feeding: Early Influences on Later Health (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology)

Breast-Feeding: Early Influences on Later Health is a new book which draws together areas of research in early lifel programming of adult health, with a unique focus on the post-natal period in terms of early life programming particularly the extent to which differences in infant feeding practices can lay an indelible imprint on metabolism and behaviour, and hence affect later function and risk...

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