Have a Happy Pregnancy is a comprehensive guide not only to what to expect and when to expect it, but also to developing a confident, assertive and empowered approach to your pregnancy and your life as a new parent.Divided into sections covering early days pre- and post-conception, the pregnancy and the birth, it will explain all the facts and outline all the choices available to mothers, fathers and birth partners at every stage. It will also offer practical advice and reassurance on the changes which will inevitably be taking place - not only physically, but also emotionally and socially. It offers support for both mother and father, and uniquely gives you all the information you need to know after the birth, including strategies for feeding and how to cope with the return to work. With plenty of supporting resources and a supportive tone throughout, it will help you to feel positive and confident about your pregnancy.NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of how to achieve a happy pregnancy.FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBERQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Denise Tiran is a qualified midwife who runs her own private clinic for expecting mothers. She is an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Greenwich and has written widely in the national press. As a specialist lecturer and practitioner in maternity complementary therapies, she has spent the last 24 years researching the vast range of more natural options available to expectant mothers.