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Author Hill, Emma, Dr.

Title So you want to be a medical mum? : a guide for female medics who have ever thought that maybe, somehow, one day, they might want to have a baby / Emma Hill
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 223 pages) : illustrations
Series Medical careers guide
Medical careers guide.
Contents Before you take the plunge -- Trying to get pregnant -- Life as a pregnant hospital doctor -- Life as a pregnant general practitioner -- Academic medicine -- Pregnancy as an undergraduate -- Know your rights: employment law -- Maternity leave -- Before the baby arrives -- Doctors giving birth -- Early days: yes, it was a baby (not flatus or fluid)
Planning your return to work -- Breastfeeding and working -- Childcare -- Being back at work -- Working fathers -- 'Planning' further pregnancies -- Now we are 6: watching your children grow -- Money matters -- Do you still wish you'd been a lawyer? -- Frequently asked questions
Summary In 2006 over 60% of medical graduates in the UK were female. Some of these women, at some point, will choose to have a child. This title is a guide to balancing being a doctor and a mother to dealing with the unique position facing female doctors, and acts as a guide through the maze of parenthood
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Pregnant women -- Great Britain -- Life skills guides.
Women physicians -- Great Britain -- Life skills guides.
Work and family -- Great Britain.
Working mothers -- Great Britain -- Life skills guides.
Physicians, Women.
Pregnant Women.
Women, Working.
Genre/Form Life skills guides.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007041186
ISBN 0191553360 (electronic bk.)
9780191553363 (electronic bk.)