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Topic Index - Pregnancy and Childbirth

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Birth Statistics

Planning a Pregnancy

Signs of Pregnancy / The Pregnancy Test

Calculating a Due Date

Prenatal Medical Care

Pregnancy

Pregnancy Overview

Anatomy: Fetus in Utero

The First Trimester (0 - 12 Weeks)

The Second Trimester (12 - 24 Weeks)

The Third Trimester (24 - 40 Weeks)

The Pregnant Mother

Hormones During Pregnancy

Weight Gain During Pregnancy

Nutrition During Pregnancy

Exercise During Pregnancy

Work and Pregnancy

Sex During Pregnancy

Sleeping During Pregnancy

Multiple Pregnancy

Overview of Multiple Pregnancy

 

Symptoms and Diagnosis of Multiple Pregnancy

 

Complications of Multiple Pregnancy

 

Care and Management of Multiple Pregnancy

 

Newborn Multiples

 

Common Discomforts of Pregnancy

Common Tests During Pregnancy

Risks to Pregnancy

Alcohol and Pregnancy

Smoking and Pregnancy

Illegal Drug Use and Pregnancy

Medications and Pregnancy

Medical Conditions and Pregnancy

Warning Signs During Pregnancy

Complications of Pregnancy

Labor and Delivery

Labor

Delivery

Care of the Baby in the Delivery Room

Postpartum Care

Caring for the Mother: Physically and Emotionally

Breastfeeding Your Baby

Breast Milk is the Best Milk

Getting Started

How Milk is Made

Effective Breastfeeding

Effective Sucking

Breastfeeding Difficulties - Mother

Sore Nipples

Insufficient or Delayed Milk Production

Low Milk Production

Flat or Inverted Nipples

Plugged Milk Ducts

Mastitis

Breastfeeding Difficulties - Baby

Ineffective Latch-On or Sucking

Slow or Poor Infant Weight Gain

Mismanaged Breastfeeding

Over-Active Let-Down

Bottle-Feeding

Glossary

Online Resources