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Your Pregnancy and Childbirth
Your Pregnancy and Childbirth

Your Pregnancy and Childbirth

Month to Month


762 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper, Mobipocket, PDF, ePub

Trade Paper, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $26.95)

Publication Date: January 2021

ISBN 9781934984901

Rights: WOR

ACOG (Jan 2021)

Price: $19.95


Educate and guide your patients through pre-pregnancy planning, pregnancy, labor and delivery, and the postpartum period. Coming Winter 2021, the latest edition of Your Pregnancy and Childbirth: Month to Month serves as a trusted resource and comforting presence for women who are pregnant, postpartum, or planning a pregnancy. Featuring patient-friendly language and up-to-date ACOG guidance, this completely revised edition includes the latest medical information, new illustrations, and updated content based on previous reader feedback to ensure that your patients feel supported and confident before, during, and after their pregnancies. Key updates include: explanations of when and how genetic testing is done; exercise recommendations during and after pregnancy; new content on postpartum care and breastfeeding; a new chapter featuring quick answers to frequently asked questions; new medical history and exposure history forms; and a checklist for tracking postpartum symptoms or concerns. Give your patients the information, guidance, and support they need to make the best decisions for their health and pregnancies with this straightforward, reassuring resource from ACOG. 


"Your Pregnancy and Childbirth is a thorough health guide that's designed to calm and empower prospective moms, helping them to deliver healthy babies." —Melissa Wuske, Foreword Reviews

"This seminal, all-encompassing pregnancy guide just got a lot more authoritative and informative."—Kirkus Reviews

"I am happy to have had this as a resource as I transition into this exciting next phase of my life." —Erin S. , Netgalley

"When you are thinking about starting a family, you want a book that is new, up to date and represents diversity in the photographs and information. This book is a great reference tool." —Stephanie M., Netgalley 

"What really makes this a great read are the in-depth chapters covering topics like exercise, trimester tests and their accuracy, labor complications, stillbirth and nutrition." —Alicia E., Netgalley

"This is a terrific update to Your Pregnancy and Childbirth. As a doula, I appreciated in particular the section on giving birth during the COVID-19 pandemic, as that has changed so many things about how hospital birth happens." —Bethany Ruth B., Netgalley 

"Your Pregnancy and Childbirth is a must-have book for pregnant women…it covers everything associated with pregnancy and pregnant women will find it helpful, useful, and easy to relate to." —Mamta Madhavan, Reader's Favorite

"The book Your Pregnancy and Childbirth [is] medically sound and informative. As someone that is pregnant for the first time, I found it approachable and easy to digest." —Morgan R., Netgalley

Author Biography

Founded in 1951, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (The College) is the specialty's premier professional membership organization dedicated to the improvement of women's health.