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Description - Guide to Pregnancy Over 35 by Kathryn Schrotenboer

THE ONLY AUTHORITATIVE GUIDE TO PREGNANCY IN YOUR PRIME Today, more and more women are postponing motherhood until after they've established their careers and identities. Though pregnancy over 35 was frowned on in the past by both society and the medical profession, recent findings indicate that a healthy woman past the age of 35 can have her first child safely and successfully. Dr. Kathryn Schrotenboer--herself the mother of three--is an obstetrician/gynecologist in her mid-thirties with a full-time obstetrics practice in Manhattan specializing in pregnant women over 35. She and award-winning medical writer Joan Solomon Weiss provide well-researched, complete, and up-to-date medical information and practical advice on: - your special nutritional needs - choosing your birth setting and care giver - exercise - sex - risks and complications - physical changes - amniocentesis - involving your baby's father - preparation, labor, and delivery - Cesarean births - coping with motherhood and your career - and much more. From the time you decide to become pregnant until after you bring your baby home, "Dr. Kathryn Schrotenboer's Guide to Pregnancy Over 35" addresses your special needs, concerns, and feelings.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780345313478
ISBN-10: 034531347X
Format: Paperback / softback
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Random House USA Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: India

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Author Biography - Kathryn Schrotenboer

Dr. Kathryn Schrotenober has a full-time obstetrics and gynecology practice in Manhattan, where many of her patients are over 35. She is an attending physician at the New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center. She has a regular column in "Family Circle" magazine. Dr. Schrotenboer lives with her son and twin daughters in New York. Joan Solomon Weiss has written for "Ms., The Washington Post, Vogue, "and "Science Digest." She is the winner of the prestigious Howard W. Blakeslee Award, sponsored by the American Heart Association. The author of "Your Second Child" (Summit Books), she lives with her husband and two small children in New York.