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Baby basics : your month-by-month guide to a healthy pregnancy / [Writing and editorial: Naomi Rand and Alice Greenwood].

Rand, Naomi. (Author). Greenwood, Alice. (Added Author). The What to Expect Foundation. (Added Author).


This informative publication was designed for use with low-income women. It begins with a month by month guide to a healthy pregnancy that covers the baby's growth and development, changes for the mother, and basic medical advice. This section is written at a Grade 3 readability level. The next section provides more detailed information on topics such as postpartum care, nutrition and special issues such as homelessness, miscarriage and drug addiction. This second section is written at a Grade 6 readability level. Health information is personalized with stories, myths and old wives' tales. Note that the final chapter on referrals is specific to the United States.
"My students who are having babies enjoyed the material." – April 2012 Exemplary Literacy Materials Online Reviews.

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  • Physical Description: 295 p. : ill. ;
  • Publisher: New York : The What to Expect Foundation, 2002.

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General Note:
A publication of The What to Expect Foundation in partnership with the March of Dimes.
Subject: Pregnancy.
Prenatal care.

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Decoda Literacy Library 618.2 R36 (Text) 35410000053504 General Collection Volume hold Checked out 2024-06-17

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