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One of the most successful books ever published on women's health, Everywoman is the essential guide for women who want to learn more about their bodies and their health. Written in a sensible and straightforward way, it provides the medical and gynaecological facts as well as the social aspects of women's sexuality and wellbeing. This groundbreaking book has again been revised and updated to meet the needs of women of all ages.
About the Author
Derek Llewellyn-Jones OBE MD MAO FRCOG FRACOG is former Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Sydney. He is the author of numerous highly successful books including Breastfeeding: How To Succeed and Everywoman's Middle Years.
A sensible, straightforward account of the way a woman's body works... in pregnancy and childbirth, at the menopause, in illness and after surgery -- Sheila Kitzinger Everywoman deals sensitively and thoroughly with every physical and psychological aspect of internal female development -- Jill Weldon in 'Vogue'
Illustrations and Tables
1. The Differences Between Women and Men
2. How Human Life Begins
3. The Start of Femininity
5. About Sexuality
6. The Infertile Couple
7. Birth Control and Family Planning
8. A Slight Touch of Pregnancy
9. A Wondrous Growth
10. And Bears Healthy Children
11. An ABC of Hygiene in Pregnancy
12. The Three Stages of Labour
13. Childbirth Without Pain
14. What to Expect in Labour
15. Lying-in and Going Home
16. Breasts and Breast-feeding
17. When Things Go Wrong in Pregnancy
18. The Baby in Pregnancy
19. Obstetric Operations
20. The Things that Happen to Women
21. An Ounce of Prevention
22. Not the End of Life
23. Growing Old Gracefully and Happily
ISBN: 9780241257463 ISBN-10: 0241257468 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 464 Published: 29th October 2015 Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9
Weight (kg): 0.32