Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy, Second Edition

Myra J. Wick, M.D., Ph.D.

  • With detailed information about fertility, prenatal care, common pregnancy symptoms and childbirth, this comprehensive guide will be your go-to source for answering all your pregnancy questions.
  • Features a 40-week pregnancy calendar where parents-to-be can track their baby’s progress, as well as find a thorough analysis of weekly changes to expect over the course of the pregnancy


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Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy, second edition is an authoritative, yet practical reference manual from the pregnancy experts at the #1 ranked hospital in America.

There are few events in life that rival the significance and the joy of childbirth. Your interest in this book reflects your eagerness to form this unbreakable bond right from the start, to do all you can to help ensure a healthy pregnancy and a wonderful beginning to your child’s life.

Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy is an authoritative reference manual you can trust, and in this second edition you’ll find new and updated information to answer your questions about everything from the basics in prenatal care and childbirth to newer trends, recommendations and technologies.

This book is the work of a team of pregnancy experts who find nothing in medicine more exciting than to experience the development and birth of a child.

2018 • 518 pages • Mayo Clinic Press

Myra WickMyra J. Wick, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Wick is a specialist in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Department of Clinical Genomics. She is also an associate professor at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
and Science. As a mother of four, Dr. Wick can relate to pregnancy from both a doctor’s and a mother’s perspective.

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