This classic Canadian best-seller, the Canadian Medical Association: Complete Book of Mother & Baby Care, now available in a handy flexi format, is fully revised and updated to address the specific needs of Canadian parents. Authoritative, reassuring and down-to-earth, this highly practical handbook is an indispensable guide to the challenges of pregnancy and birth, the complexity of baby care and the proper maintenance of health for both mother and child. Readers will experience a unique month-by-month account of one woman's pregnancy, taking them through each stage of labour and birth. The latest information on childhood illnesses ranging from measles to meningitis is carefully outlined together with advice on when to call a doctor. This is an essential and practical guide to looking after yourself and your baby - from conception to age three.