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About the book
  • Published: 30 September 2012
  • ISBN: 9781446490167
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 592
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Mother and Baby Health

The A-Z of Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond


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From the authors of the bestselling Birth and Beyond comes a comprehensive A-Z health guide, covering everything from mild illnesses or relieving tiredness to understanding serious medical conditions

Written by one of the world's leading obstetricians, this A-Z health guide is designed for easy use to help and empower you to make an informed decision on your own or your baby's health.

Yehudi Gordon's integrated approach examines the nature of a condition and possible medical or complementary care, beginning with self-help where appropriate, and outlines further treatment or procedures that may be advised by midwives or doctors.

As an unrivalled source of expert medical advice, this book is essential reading for every parent.

  • Pub date: 30 September 2012
  • ISBN: 9781446490167
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 592

About the Authors

Yehudi Gordon

Educated at Witwatersrand Medical School and the University of London, Yehudi Gordon went on to become one of the pioneers of active and water birth in the UK. He is an internationally respected figure and now runs the Birth Unit in North London which is widely recognised as the model for effective, alternative but integrated, safer birthing practice. Actress and writer Emma Thompson was one of his recent high profile clients.

Harriet Sharkey

Educated at Witwatersrand Medical School and the University of London, Yehudi Gordon went on to become one of the pioneers of active and water birth in the UK. He is an internationally respected figure and now runs the Birth Unit in North London which is widely recognised as the model for effective, alternative but integrated, safer birthing practice.

Andy Raffles

Educated at Witwatersrand Medical School and the University of London, Yehudi Gordon went on to become one of the pioneers of active and water birth in the UK. He is an internationally respected figure and now runs the Birth Unit in North London which is widely recognised as the model for effective, alternative but integrated, safer birthing practice.

Felicity Fine

Educated at Witwatersrand Medical School and the University of London, Yehudi Gordon went on to become one of the pioneers of active and water birth in the UK. He is an internationally respected figure and now runs the Birth Unit in North London which is widely recognised as the model for effective, alternative but integrated, safer birthing practice.


Praise for Mother and Baby Health

“the very best book on the subject”

Independent on Birth and Beyond

“A wonderful book for any mother-to-be, filled with beautiful photography and sound advice... Packed with information, it explores both conventional and complimentary approaches to pregnancy, birth and baby care. Best of all, the tome is neither dictatorial nor patronising, allowing you to make your own choices”

Junior on Birth and Beyond

“an excellent, easy-to-read and thoughtful book”

Baby & You on Birth and Beyond

“the definitive guide to pregnancy, birth preparation, your newborn, toddler and family. There's nothing this book doesn't cover. It is an essential reference guide for your bookshelf - so don't journey through the bewilderment of parenthood alone, when this book will hold your hand”

Maternity on Birth and Beyond

“If there is such a thing as a good birth guide, this is the one. The modern, fresh approach and indispensable advice...(Gordon's) marriage of conventional medicine and less traditional methods will please every parent and parent-to-be. Paediatrics, midwifery, nutrition and exercise all meet in the only book that the would-be parent will ever need”

Pride magazine on Birth and Beyond


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