What to Expect Foundation. [2001, 2004?]. Baby basics: Your month by month guide to a healthy pregnancy. New York, NY: What to Expect Foundation, 288 pp.
Annotation: This book for consumers is a monthly overview of pregnancy. Each chapter discusses the monthly development of the baby, what body changes to expect, tips on nutrition and care, and monthly doctor or midwife visits. Topics also include physical activity, breathing techniques, and personal stories of pregnancy. One chapter covers special topics, such as pregnancy in prison, adoption, and miscarriage. The final chapter gives resources and references for assistance with obtaining services; Medicaid/health insurance; quitting smoking, drugs, and alcohol; emergency help with food, clothing, housing, violence and abuse; adoption; and other support/help groups. The book contains a glossary and index, along with numerous note sections and checklists. A Spanish language version, Hola Bebe, is also available, and also a Mandarin version. The second version, published approximately 2004, contains additional pages and was issued as part of a prenatal care and literacy program. It is accompanied by a planner in which the mother can keep track of appointments and other information. The planner is available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, English, French, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Korean, Punjabi, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Urdu.
Contact: What to Expect Foundation, 211 West 80th Street, Lower level, New York, NY 10024, Telephone: (212) 712-9764 Fax: (212) 712-9741 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: http://www.whattoexpect.org $8.00, includes shipping and handling. Document Number: HRSA Info. Ctr. MCHN084.
Keywords: Childbirth, Consumer education materials, Guidelines, Nutrition, Postnatal care, Postpartum care, Pregnancy, Prenatal care, Spanish language materials