books to read for pregnancy


How do I Read the Numbers on a Glasses Frame?

Heads and faces come in different shapes and sizes; therefore eyeglass frames must be made to fit a range of head and face sizes. The glasses industry uses standardized measurements to help manufacturers and optics workers dispense frames that properly fit their customers. By learning a few key facts, you can decipher the numbers on […]



Literacy Specialist Job Description

Literacy specialists, also known as reading specialists, provide a valuable service to beginning and emerging readers. These teachers are specially trained in methods that help children improve their reading skills. Literacy specialists work closely with classroom teachers to design reading programs and provide resources, and identify students in need of extra help. Education and Licensure […]



How to Read a QuickVue One Step HCG Combo Test

Most women want to know if they are pregnant as soon and as accurately as possible. For many, this means a visit to the doctor’s office. The QuickVue One-Step hCG Combo Test is a pregnancy test intended for professional use only. The test can be used with either urine or serum, meaning blood plasma, hence […]



How to Read Receipts

With every purchase from in-store or online content, you will receive a receipt that explains, in detail, what you purchased, where you bought it and the grand total of the items. Reading your receipt correctly can help you check if you were overcharged on any items, if you bought items you did not want or […]



How to Read EBV Blood Test Results

The Epstein-Barr Virus, or “EBV” blood test, determines whether or not a person has mononucleosis. The marker this test looks for is the amount of anti-bodies, or the heterophile aggluntination antigens present. False positives may occur in patients with hepatitis, lymphoma, rubella or lupus. Locate the section with blood readings starting with “EBV.” There will […]



How to Read Clarinet Music

When reading clarinet sheet music, it’s important to know that the clarinet reads from the treble staff. Learn how to read a treble staff with help from an elementary school music teacher in this free video on clarinets.



Activities Children Can Do After Reading a Story

Reading improves children’s overall literacy, vocabulary, fluency and comprehension, but you can extend their skills with follow-up activities. The literacy activities you do after reading a story should relate back to the plot, characters, information or meaning of the story. Activities also can focus on specific reading skills, such as recalling details and reading the […]



How to Troubleshoot an Acer Laptop Card Reader

Acer, the inexpensive, Windows-based computer company, produces a wide range of laptop systems. Many of these systems have a built-in card reader. Card readers detect and upload content saved on external memory cards, such as the popular SD card. However, if the Acer card reader is not properly reading the memory card, you must troubleshoot […]



How to Read New Electric Meters

Traditional electric meters display turning dials or spinning discs which measure kilowatt-hours, or KWh, and are interpreted by reading each dial or disc separately, with each representing units of Watts in thousands, hundreds, tens and ones. New electrical meters simply present the total kilowatt-hours used by the customer on a digital display, not unlike an […]



How to Check and Add Air to Car Tires

Keeping your tires at their recommended pressure will increase their life span, improve your car’s gas mileage and give you a smoother ride. Let the tires cool before checking their pressure (tires are more inflated when warm, less when cold). Remove the cap from the valve on 1 tire. Press a tire gauge hard onto […]



How to Read a Dental X-Ray

Reading a dental X-ray, a black and white picture of the inside of a tooth and bone, requires professional dentistry training, a source of back-lighting and a magnifying device. Look at the X-ray to determine areas of darkness and light. The black areas are the soft objects such as decay and the nerves and blood […]



How to Read a MRI

MRI stand for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. MRIs offer an excellent look at the anatomy and tissues inside a person’s body, with a level of detail that is far better than other methods such as X-rays or ultrasound. One advantage of an MRI is that it is able to take many images from different areas, as […]



How to Read KWH Electric Meters

Electric meters are used to record the amount of electrical energy used in any given time period. Typically, a power utility will record this usage once a month. The previous month’s reading is used as a base or the amount to subtract from the current reading. You can generally find the last reading on your […]



How to Read Data Packets

Reading ethernet packets on a network is an advanced technique that allows administrators to analyze traffic. If hacker attempts are made, the administrator can read the packets and determine the source. It’s also a way for programmers to write network applications. The ethernet data packet has four parts to understand its source and destination. Evaluate […]



How to Read a Manufacturing Blueprint

When reading a blueprint, it is essential that you know which elements to look for, and what those elements mean. Manufacturing blueprints are images designed to help the reader understand how to build a particular component or device, and how it works. A draftsperson or designer creates blueprints by hand or using specialized software. They […]



How to Improve College Reading Skills in 10 Steps

Have you ever sat and read the same sentence in a textbook over and over without getting anything from it? Now that you’re in college, the information you get from reading textbooks is often necessary for your success on tests. That’s why knowing how to approach reading for college is important. The following steps will […]