Mothers-to-be will benefit from the expert yet compassionate advice to questions they may feel uncomfortable asking their doctor, such as whether artificial tanning will harm their baby or whether they are likely to pass stools when giving birth. This ideal pregnancy companion will inform and reassure all expectant mothers.
From the African-American community’s trusted authority, “Essence Guide to Healthy Living”, is an interactive manual designed to help black women care for their bodies, minds and spirits. Covering both major health issues such as diabetes and heart disease and tackling everyday concerns from weight loss to balancing work and life, this handy guide has a reader-friendly tone, actionable service and chapters packed with checklists, inspiring real-life examples, space for journal entries and worksheets for readers to execute their own personal wellness plans. Developed with expert advice from leading physicians, nutritionists, fitness instructors, psychologists, spiritual gurus and other healthcare expert.