PCNGuide.com, the companion website to Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn, has been completed redesigned and updated to coincide with new edition of the bestselling pregnancy book!

Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn (softcover, $19.99, on-sale March 29, 2016) by Penny Simkin, PT; Janet Whalley, RN, IBCLC; Ann Keppler, RN, MN; Janelle Durham, MSW, ICCE, LCCE; and April Bolding, PT, DPT, CD, CCE is one of the most trusted pregnancy guides on the market, with more than 1,400,000 copies sold! Now completely updated, this award-winning* guide provides expectant couples with valuable information to help make informed choices about pregnancy, birth, the postpartum period, and newborn care.

PCNGuide.com supplements the book with:

  • Helpful forms, worksheets, and checklists directly related to book topics
  • Recommended readings, links, and resources
  • Additional information and guidelines that expand on book chapters
  • All available in a convenient PDF format and organized by pregnancy stages

The new, 5th edition of Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn presents the most up-to-date and research- based information, including; cesarean prevention, childbirth for women over forty, gestational diabetes, recommended weight gain, hypertension, elective inductions, practical baby care, breastfeeding information and challenges, pain medications, building a healthy microbiome, and the latest nutrition and fitness guidelines.

“Women can only make informed choices when they’re able to get comprehensive information on the many decisions that come up during pregnancy, labor, birth, and the postpartum period. This book provides such information. I heartily recommend it to all pregnant women!”
—Ina May Gaskin, author of Ina May’s guide to Childbirth, Ina May’s guide to Breastfeeding, and Spiritual Midwifery

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