About the Book :
If youve just received the happy news, and are wondering how to take it from there, Dr Gita Arjun provides Indias first definitive guide to expectant parents. On topics ranging from pre-conceptional counselling to demystifying pregnancy and explaining away the many myths that surround it, to the care of the newborn itself, the book holds rare insights into the physical and emotional needs of both mother and child with a chapter dedicated to the modern would-be father as well.Abundantly illustrated, with user-friendly tips for the entire family, Passport to a Healthy Pregnancy is an encyclopaedia that will engage and inform men and women everywhere who want the best for their unborn child.
About the Author :
Dr Gita Arjun is an eminent obstetrician and gynaecologist who has been practising in Chennai for more than 25 years. She is currently the Director and Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at E. V. Kalyani Medical Centre, Chennai, India, an institution exclusively dedicated to womens health. A graduate of the Madras Medical College, she is a Diplomate, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.Passionate about womens health issues, Dr Gita Arjun now focuses on promoting womens awareness of wellness. In 2007 she established the Passport to Health programme to inspire women to pay attention to their health. The programme stresses the maintenance of good health and a healthy lifestyle on an individual level for each woman who takes part in it. Dr Gita Arjun writes a regular column on Women and Wellness for The Hindu, a leading national newspaper and is a regular contributor to the Tamil magazines Kumudam and Kumudam Snehithi. She also webcasts a regular feature on kumudam.com called Dr Gita Arjun Speaks, which focuses on womens health issues.