The Beginner's Guide

Book - 2014
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Penguin Putnam
The adventure of a lifetime begins with this inspiring and reassuring  illustrated guide. From conception to birth and beyond, this compact  reference book for Canadian parents-to-be covers a wide range of  first-time topics with a refreshing visual style that charts the  progress of baby and mother month-by-month. This Canadian edition  includes important information about what to expect at doctor's visits,  birthing options, prenatal tests as well as Canadian-specific benefits.

+ Features over 200 images
+ Includes a special section with tips for dads

Publisher: Toronto : Dorling Kindersley, 2014
Edition: First Canadian edition
ISBN: 9781553632306
Branch Call Number: 618.2 Pre
Characteristics: 252 pages : colour illustrations ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Inc


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JCLCaitlinT May 25, 2017

After reading several other pregnancy books, I found this one extremely lacking, poorly researched, and derogatory at times. While it does have some useful information if it's your only resource, I would recommend trying another pregnancy book if you're able.

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