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Author Noble, Elizabeth, 1945-

Title Having twins--and more : a parent's guide to multiple pregnancy, birth, and early childhood / Elizabeth Noble with Leo Sorger ; foreword by Louis Keith.

Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2003.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's, Parents' Shelf    j 618.25 NOB 2003    Available
Edition 3rd ed.
Description xxvii, 560 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note "Revised and expanded, with the latest information on how to carry, birth, and raise healthy babies"--Cover.
Previous ed. published with title: Having twins.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [529]-545) and index.
Contents 1 The Fascination with Multiple Births 1 -- 2 How Are Multiples Formed? 27 -- 3 Who Has Multiples? 51 -- 4 Awaiting Multiples: Parents' Feelings and Practical Considerations 63 -- 5 Bonding with Multiples 87 -- 6 Sharing Space: Twinship Experiences in Utero 101 -- 7 Potential Hazards of Multiple Pregnancy 109 -- 8 How to Give Your Babies the Best Chance with Optimal Nutrition 147 -- 9 Prenatal Care and Screening Tests 195 -- 10 How to Prepare for a Multiple Birth 213 -- 11 Labor and Birth of Multiples 233 -- 12 Caesarean Delivery of Multiples 269 -- 13 The Feeding of Multiple Infants 281 -- 14 Caring for Two or More 303 -- 15 As Multiples Grow 323 -- 16 Having Supertwins: Triplets, Quads, and More 335 -- 17 The Older Sibling/s 357 -- 18 Some Special Features of Twinship 363 -- 19 Treatments to Prolong Pregnancy--To Prevent Preterm Birth and Low Birth Weight 383 -- 20 The Care of Multiples Born Too Soon (Premies) 405 -- 21 Multiples with Special Needs 429 -- 22 The Death of a Multiple: Parents' Perspectives 435 -- 23 Survivors of a Twin Pregnancy 453 -- Appendix 1 Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) 469 -- Appendix 2 Declaration of the Rights and Statement of Needs of Twins and Higher-Order Multiples 471 -- Appendix 3 Biography Becomes Biology! 477 -- Appendix 4 Summary of Essential Prenatal Exercises 479 -- Appendix 5 Summary of Essential Postpartum Exercises 481 -- Appendix 6 Summary of Essential Exercises after a Caesarean 483 -- Appendix 7 Posture Checklist 485 -- Appendix 8 Medical Risks of Epidural Anesthesia during Childbirth 487 -- Appendix 9 Plans for Parents and Hospital Personnel in the Event of Loss 489.
Subject Twins -- Care.
Multiple pregnancy.
Multiple birth.
Infants -- Care.
Parenting.
Child rearing.
Pregnancy.
Added Author Sorger, Leo.
Noble, Elizabeth, 1945- Having twins.
ISBN 0618138730 (pbk.)
9780618138739 (pbk.)

 
    
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