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Author Adler, Daphne, author.

Title Debunking the bump : what the data really say about pregnancy's 165 biggest risks and myths / Daphne Adler.

Publication Info. [Sanger, CA] : Familius, 2018.
©2018

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's, Parents' Shelf    j 618.2 ADL 2018    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Children's, Parents' Shelf    j 618.2 ADL 2018    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Children's, Parents' Shelf    j 618.2 ADL 2018    Available
3 copies being processed for GDL Central Library Children's, Parents' Shelf.
Edition Third edition.
Description 339 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "Pregnant women are bombarded by 'risk factors' they must avoid from the moment the stick turns pink. Heroic mothers-to-be sacrifice their favorite foods and activities for the sake of their baby, but with such long lists of 'dont's' and conflicting information, it is easy to feel overwhelmed. Daphne Adler, a mathematician, management consultant, and self-proclaimed 'numbers junkie' turns her expertise to pregnancy and the real research behind the risks. With thousands of cited sources, Adler wades through the research to reveal which factors are truly threats to a helathy pregnancy and which are simply red herrings or old wives' tales. From cheese to sex to saunas, Debunking the Bump sheds light on everything expectant mothers need to know to avoid the real risks without skipping the sushi"-- Back cover.
Contents Introduction: what are we worried about -- Little Beasties: foodborn pathogens -- Bombarded: environmental toxins -- Guilty pleasures: voluntary poison -- A day in the life: lifestyle -- Legend of the Super Baby: good influences -- Out of control: unavoidable risks -- Conclusions.
Subject Pregnancy -- Health aspects.
Pregnant women -- Health and hygiene.
Prenatal care.
ISBN 9781945547805 (softcover)
1945547804 (softcover)

 
    
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