This indispensable guide to multiple pregnancy, birth and beyond, comes from an expert on the subject - Emma Mahony is a twin herself as well as being the mother of twins.
Humorous cartoons from the Times' front-page cartoonist make this a lighthearted, informative guide to everything expectant mothers of twins need to know. Twins are amazing - but multiple pregnancy and birth, not to mention coping with twins once they are born, carries a set of special fears, risks and issues.
Many parents-to-be find themselves overwhelmed. This guide is informative yet informal - in a similar vein to `Best Friends Guide To Pregnancy'. The author is uniquely experienced in this subject, being a twin and also a mother of baby twins. Contains advice from pregnancy and childcare experts as well as case studies. Illustrated inside with humorous cartoons from Jonathan Pugh, father of two and front-page cartoonist at The Times. An exploration of practical issues such as eating for three, managing breastfeeding, and the trend towards Caesareans for NHS twin births.* Any special concerns?
The unnecessary label of `high risk' in pregnancy.* Testimonies from mums who have tried different approaches.* Interviews with medical and midwife experts.* A step-by-step guide to the different stages of pregnancy and birth, including how to involve the father and explain twins to other siblings.* Tips on managing once the twins have arrived.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 240 pages, (10 b/w line cartoons)
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Publication Date: 01/09/2003
- Category: Pregnancy, birth & baby care
- ISBN: 9780007153985