Mothering Your Unborn Baby

Wessel, Morris A.
June 1980
Clinical Pediatrics;Jun1980, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p391
Academic Journal
The article presents information about the book "Mothering Your Unborn Baby," by David W. Smith. The book provides current knowledge of the hazardous effects to the fetus of poor nutrition, viral infections and ingestions of alcohol and drugs by the mother during pregnancy. This book is important reading for expectant parents, pediatricians and obstetricians who need to consider carefully the important preventive measures that must be taken during pregnancy as a result of increasing knowledge of what constitutes hazards to the fetus.


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