A step-by-step pregnancy guide, is produced by RCGP. It provides healthcare information and advice, written in the form of a diary by ‘Emma’ a first time mum. The diary takes readers through all stages of pregnancy on a week by week basis, using the experiences of Emma and her friends. It provides a valuable insight into the changes experienced during pregnancy along with detailed information on areas of interest such as nutrition, morning sickness, breast feeding and relationships. Availible free from your GP or online.
The Pregnancy Book
Is a complete guide to: A healthy pregnancy, labour and childbirth and the first weeks with your new baby. Produced by the Department of Health and is available free from your GP or online.
Birth to Five
Is complete guide to parenthood and the first five years of your child's life. Produced by the DoH and is available free from your GP or online.
Women's responses to nausea and vomiting in pregnancy.
Locock L, Alexander J, Rozmovits L.
Midwifery 2008; 24: 143-152.
‘Making it all normal’: the role of the internet in problematic pregnancy
Lowe, P., Powell, J., Thorogood, M. and Locock, L.
Qual Health Research 2009; 19:1476 – 1484
Women’s accounts of the physical sensation of chorionic villus sampling (CVS) and amniocentesis: expectations and experience
Locock, L. Field, K. McPherson, A. Boyd, P.
Midwifery (2010) 26, 64-75