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Pregnancy Subject Guide

A pathfinder designed to educate people about pregnancy.

Electronic Resources

Consumer Health Complete
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Consumer Health Complete™ (CHC) is the single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc.

World Wide Web Resources

American Pregnancy Association

“The American Pregnancy Association is a national health organization committed to promoting reproductive and pregnancy wellness through education, research, advocacy, and community awareness.”

Baby Name Box

“A comprehensive database of baby names and meanings from all over the world. Includes articles about preconception, pregnancy, and parenting. In addition, it includes a blog and a forum for pregnancy and parenting tips.”

Fetal Development

“The University of Maryland Medical Center created this site which allows you to get an "insider’s view of a baby in the making" from its conception all the way to term. You can watch the entire development or freeze the images week by week to see how the fetus changes and grows over time.”

Pregnancy Today

“iParenting.com is a network of more than 40 community sites for pregnancy, parents and families. Here you can research baby names, start a parenting blog, post a question on our extensive message boards or read expert advice in our articles, expert Q&A and news sections.”


This site offers articles that range from conception to nutrition, community forums, as well as helpful charts and worksheets.


“This site has grown from a list of pregnancy links to over 10,000 pages of rich content covering pregnancy, parenting, and more, along with a very active community of devoted members. In 1998, pregnancyguideonline.com was launched to provide a week by week look at pregnancy.”

Print Resources


Pregnancy and birth sourcebook : basic consumer information about conception and pregnancy, including facts about fertility, infertility, pregnancy symptoms and complications, fetal growth and development, labor, delivery ... / edited by Amy L. Sutton Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2004. Call # R 618.2 PR

Non Fiction

Camann, William Easy labor : every woman's guide to choosing less pain and more joy during childbirth New York, NY : Ballantine Books, c2006. Call # 618.2 CA

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia book of pregnancy and child care / Patrick S. Pasquariello, Jr., senior editor New York, NY : Wiley, c1999. Call # 649.1 CH

Kitzinger, Sheila The complete book of pregnancy & childbirth New York, NY : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, c2004. Call # 618.2 KI

Mayo Clinic guide to a healthy pregnancy / Roger W. Harms, editor-in-chief New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers, c2004. Call # 618.2 MA

Miller, Matthew M. and Perkins, Sharon Dad's guide to pregnancy for dummies Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2010. Call # 618.2 MI

Murkoff, Heidi and Mazel, Sharon What to expect before you're expecting New York, NY : Workman Pub., c2009. Call # 618.2 MU

Murkoff, Heidi Eisenberg What to expect : eating well when you're expecting New York, NY : Workman Pub., c2005. Call # 618.242 MU

Noble, Elizabeth Having twins--and more : every parent's guide to multiple pregnancy, birth, and early childhood Boston, MA : Houghton Mifflin, c2003. Call # 618.2 NO

Regan, Lesley I'm pregnant : a week-by-week guide from conception to birth New York, NY : DK Publishing, c2005. Call # 618.2 RE

Rosenwaks, Zev A baby at last! : the couple's complete guide to getting pregnant, from cutting - edge treatments to common sense wisdom New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, c2010. Call # 616.692 RO

Sweeney, Alison The mommy diet : a month - by - month plan for a healthy body and mind before, during and after pregnancy New York, NY : Gallery Books, c2011. Call # 618.242 SW


Grodstein, Lauren Reproduction is the flaw of love : a novel  New York, NY : Dial Press, c2004. Call # F GRO

Pitlor, Heidi The birthdays : a novel  New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Co., c2006. Call # F PIT

Stone, Katherine Caroline's journal Don Mills, Ont. : MIRA, c2006. Call # F STO


American Baby

Educational Videos

A baby story [videorecording] Santa Monica, CA : Genius Entertainment, c2009. Call # DVD 618.92 BAB

The business of being born [videorecording] Burbank, CA : New Line Home Entertainment, c2008. Call # DVD 612.63 BUS

Due Dads [videorecording] : the man's survival guide to pregnancy Thousand Oaks, CA : Monterey Media, c2006, c2005. Call # DVD 618.24 DUE

Fusion pilates for pregnancy [videorecording] S.I. : Fusion Pilates, c2004. Call # DVD 618.244 FU

In the womb. Identical twins [videorecording] United States : National Geographic, c2009. Call # DVD 612.6 IN

In the womb [videorecording] : multiples Washington, DC : National Geographic, c2007. Call # DVD 618.25 IN

Leisa Hart's fit mama postnatal workout [videorecording] Thousand Oaks, CA : Goldhil Video, c2003. Call # DVD 613.7045 LEI

Lindsay Brin's third trimester custom exercise & yoga program [videorecording] S.I. : Moms Into Fitness, c2005. Call # DVD 618.24 LIN

Nutrition during pregnancy [videorecording] Rapid City, SD : Bite Size Video, c2008. Call # DVD 618.24 NUT

Pregnancy for dummies [videorecording]  New York, NY : Wellspring Media, c2002. Call # DVD 618.24 PRE

Pregnancy workout [videorecording] New York, NY : Sony Music Entertainment, c1989. Call # DVD 613.71 PR

Prenatal yoga [videorecording] S.I. : Gaiam, Inc., c2003, c2000. Call # DVD 618.244 PRE

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