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By David Lambert, Margaret Doyle. 1996
This is an up-to-date straightforward guide designed to help teenagers understand and cope responsibly with the physical and emotional changes… of emerging adulthood. The book includes chapters on periods, sexual attraction, making love, safe sex, sex and the disabled and sex and the laws. Junior and Senior High . 1996.
By Elizabeth Noble. 1983
By Nancy Wilson Ross. 1980
A long-time student of Asian life and thought offers a guide for both the uninitiated and the practitioner. She explores… Buddhist history and philosophy and the schools of Hinayana, Tibetan, and Zen. 1980.
By Peter Harvey. 1990
Harvey's account of the 2,500-year history of Buddhism describes its development from origins in India, its expansion throughout Asia, and… its introduction into Europe and America. He discusses the practices of ethics, devotion, monasticism, and meditation, pointing out the diversity within Buddhist traditions as well as the beliefs and rites common throughout the Buddhist world. 1990.
By Karen Gravelle, Jennifer Gravelle. 1997
Karen Gravelle and her 15-year-old niece, Jennifer, look at physical, emotional and social changes, as well as other issues associated… with menstruation. The book seeks to ease the confusion many teenage girls might feel, and celebrates the new sense of maturity their period can bring.
By Vicki Iovine. 1995
A guide for the expectant mother, containing practical tips and humorous tales on anything pregnant. Vicki Iovine discusses what really… happens to your body, common fears and paranoia, the pregnancy experts, how to have sex during pregnancy, and looking and feeling your best. 1995.
By Roland Cachelou. 2008
"Pilule, patch, implant, nouveaux stérilets, anneau vaginal... de nouvelles méthodes contraceptives ont récemment vu le jour. Que faut-il en penser… ? Comment se repérer face à cette diversité ? Permettre à chacune (et à chacun) de choisir la bonne contraception en toute connaissance de cause, tel est l'objectif de ce livre. Les avantages et inconvénients de chaque moyen contraceptif, les contre-indications, les effets secondaires... sont tour à tour présentés. Est-il préférable de choisir une contraception médicale ou non médicale ? Quelle contraception adopter si l'on fume ? Que faire en cas d'oubli de la pilule ? Quelle est l'efficacité de la pilule du lendemain ? Quels sont les recours en cas de grossesse non désirée ? Comment se protéger contre les infections sexuellement transmissibles ? Quelle contraception privilégier pendant les vacances ? Ce livre répond à toutes ces interrogations, mais aussi aux multiples questions que peuvent se poser hommes et femmes sur leur sexualité tout au long de leur vie. Un ouvrage clair et accessible, qui dresse un panorama complet et actuel de toutes les questions touchant à la contraception et à la sexualité". -- 4e de couv.
By Sylvia Fraser. 2001
Sylvia Fraser's three-month pilgrimage to India in search of "something larger than myself, something deeper, something more." Travelling 12,000 kilometres… as a solitary traveler across deserts and through jungles, she visits sacred sites such as the twilight city of Varanasi on the Ganges and the Golden Temple of the Sikhs; spends time with a Hindu sect up Mount Abu and meditates eleven hours a day for ten days in a Buddhist retreat while observing a vow of silence. 2001.
By Arlene Eisenberg, Heidi Eisenberg Murkoff, Sandee Eisenberg Hathaway. 1991
The authors offer a month-by-month guide designed to take the worry out of pregnancy. Topics include planning for pregnancy, nutritional… needs, lifestyle changes, and the emotional aspects of pregnancy. They also discuss medical terminology and procedures. 1991.
By Diane Wiessinger, Diana West, Teresa Pitman. 2010
Breastfeeding is a normal, healthy way to nourish and nurture your baby. Now the La Leche League’s classic guide has… been updated for today’s mothers and lifestyles. Working mothers, stay-at-home moms, single moms, and mothers of multiples will all benefit from its nursing advice, stories, and information - from preparing for breastfeeding during pregnancy to feeding cues, from nursing positions to expressing and storing breast milk. c2010.
By Charlotte Owen. 1995
Based on current research and endorsed by the Brook Advisory Centre, this book covers everything a girl needs to know… about periods. Written by the agony aunt of "19" magazine, it contains practical information and real-life quotes. It also includes a list of useful addresses.
By Steve Hagen. 1999
This work provides a clear, straightforward treatise on Buddhism in general and awareness in particular - the book is all… about being "awake" and in touch with what is going on here and now. The author's observations and insights are plain, practical and down-to-earth and deal exclusively with the present, not with theory, speculation or belief in some far-off time or place. This book should be of interest to anyone wanting to discover (or rediscover) the essence of Buddhism in accessible language, free of all the trappings and religious ritual. 1999, c1997.
By Peter Vardy. 1997
Exploring where sex, God and religion meet, this book asks whether there is a clear teaching in the Church and… the Bible about how we should behave sexually. It also considers whether these are matters over which the modern church is out of touch and has no business ruling on.
By Jessica Shortall. 2017
Meet the frenemy of every working, breastfeeding mother: the breast pump. In this practical, relatable, and humorous guide, Shortall shares… the nitty-gritty basics of surviving the working world as a breastfeeding mother and gives women moral support for dealing with the stress and guilt that come with juggling working and breastfeeding. 2017.
By Laura Moser, Kelly Rowland, Tristan Bickman. 2017
When multi-million-selling vocalist and actress Kelly Rowland gave birth to her son Titan in November 2014, it was love at… first sight. But Rowland was also a little freaked out about what had just happened to her body, as well as by many overwhelming new thoughts and emotions. Dr. Tristan Bickman, Rowland's OB/GYN for the last 14 years, was there, day and night, to answer every single question that popped into her head. Dr. Bickman provided Rowland with the reassurance she needed, telling her that in the months after a woman gives birth, nothing is exactly strange--but nothing is necessarily normal, either. Rowland and Dr. Bickman team up to cover everything a new mom needs to know: the gross physical stuff; the hormonal and emotional stuff; and the just plain weird stuff. 2017.
By Pema Chödrön. 2000
American Buddhist nun describes how to apply her religion’s philosophy to achieve happiness. Explains how to communicate, experience difficult emotions,… and become compassionate using eight worldly dharma or basic Buddhist beliefs. 2000, c1997.
By Karen Gravelle, Nick Castro, Chava Castro. 1998
Written with two teenage boys as advisors, this book presents the facts about puberty for boys. It includes straightforward information… about sex, sexually transmitted diseases, and also what happens to girls during puberty. The author includes answers to many related questions, and explains things in a factual but fun way. Some strong language. Grades 4-7. 1998.
By Lesley Regan, Régine Cavallaro, Anne Trager, Fabrice Neuman. 2006
Avoir un enfant est sans aucun doute l'un des plus importants moments d'une vie. Pour s'assurer de vivre cette période… dans le calme et la sérénité, voici un indispensable outil renfermant toutes les informations nécessaires, de la conception à la vie après l'accouchement, en passant par toutes les étapes de l'accouchement. Comprenant les toutes dernières mises à jour de la législation québécoise en matière de maternité, ce livre pratique est le plus complet qui soit. 2006. Titre uniforme: Pregnancy week by week.
By Isabelle Brabant. 2013
"Depuis sa première édition il y a plus de vingt ans, Une naissance heureuse a accompagné des milliers de femmes… durant leur grossesse et la naissance de leur bébé. Nouvellement mis à jour pour répondre aux besoins et aux questionnements de la femme enceinte, ce livre explique en détail tout le processus de la grossesse et de l'accouchement, du début du travail jusqu'à l'arrivée du bébé. "
By Thomas Merton. 1995
Reflections of a noted Trappist monk and writer on major religions of the East. Defines and describes Taoism, Buddhism, Sufism,… and Hinduism. Observes principles and themes that these religions share with their Western counterparts. Includes introductory materials by George Woodcock. 1995.