About this Book
Narrated by a yet-to-be born baby, this book takes the expectant mother on a 40-week devotional journey through pregnancy. Each week of this full-color, gift book will inspire expectant mothers with a Scripture verse, meditational thoughts from the womb, a prayer and a "e;Growth Guide,"e; which traces the weekly physical development of the baby.
The nine months of pregnancy can be the perfect time for a woman to become attuned to her own body, her baby and her Creator. Through this book, she will discover scientific knowledge interwoven with biblical truths, helping her discover the idea that she can be "e;born"e; as a mother with the birth of her child. Glossary of scientific terms included.
By: Astrid Rozo-Rivera
About the Author
Astrid Rozo-Rivera Born in Colombia, Dr. Astrid Rozo-Rivera is a medical surgeon with post-graduate degrees in community and occupational health from Israel, healthcare administration from Colombia and perinatal education from Mexico. Dr. Rozo-Rivera is also a certified health educator specializing in teenage pregnancy and nursing mothers. Her "Encounter with Life" bio-ethic seminars have been presented in schools, universities and youth groups in Mexico, the United States, Colombia and Spain. These value-based seminars bring awareness on the spiritual meaning of biological moments and life decisions. As an abstinence/perinatal educator, counselor and adviser at pregnancy crisis centers, Astrid also contributes to research projects for Kennesaw State University (KSU). Dr. Rozo-Rivera and her husband are state Latino directors of The University of the Famil;y, an international non-profit organization operating in eighty-eight countries. She is also founder and director of ABBA, School of Mothers. Her most important project, however, is being a wife and mother of three younhg daughters. The family currently resides in Kennesaw, Georgia.