Pregnancy Planning Resources
What to Expect When You’re Expecting, 2nd edition
Author/Editor: Arlene Eisenberg, Heidi E. Murkoff and Sandee E. Hathaway
Publisher: Workman Publishing
Your Amazing Newborn
Author/Editor: Marshall & Phyllis Klaus
Publisher: Perseus Publishers
The Birth Partner, 2nd Edition
Author/Editor: Penny Simkin
Publisher: The Harvard Common Press
Mayo Clinic Complete Book of Pregnancy and Baby’s First Year
Author/Editor: Robert V. Johnson, ed.
Publisher: William Morrow and Company, Inc.
Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn
Author/Editor: P. Simkin et al.
Publisher: Meadowbrook Press
Copyright: Revised, 2001
A comprehensive guidebook with excellent illustrations. Written by childbirth educators.
The Girlfriends’ Guide to Pregnancy, or Everything Your Doctor Won’t Tell You
Author/Editor: V. Iovine
Publisher: Pocket Books (Simon & Schuster)
An informal book that discusses issues like sex during pregnancy in detail. Lots of examples of personal experiences.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
409 12th Street SW
Washington, DC 20024-2188
Phone: (800) 762-ACOG (2264)
Web site: http://www.acog.org
2025 M. Street, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036-3309
Phone: (800) 368-4404 / (202) 367-1128
Web site: http://www.lamaze.org
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Hotline
Phone: (800) 311-BABY (2229)
Information on pregnancy and prenatal care. Referrals to nearby clinics or providers.
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