The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth Deirdre S. Blanchfield, ed. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2017. 830 pp. 2 vols.
This encyclopedia is a source for medical information that covers common and rare disease and medical conditions, immunizations and drugs, procedures, and developmental issues related to pregnancy and childbirth. It particularly addresses women’s concerns about their health and their children’s health from before birth through age 18.
Coauthored by three physicians and a dietitian, this manual provides evidence-based nutrition recommendations for healthy adults, hospitalized patients, and people with a full range of health conditions.