What to Expect When You're Expecting

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HarperCollins, May 1, 2012 - Family & Relationships - 640 pages
'The first book you should buy after the pregnancy test comes back positive!' Sally Wendkos Olds, co-author of THE COMPLETE BOOK OF BREASTFEEDING With over 14.5 million copies in print, Australia's pregnancy bible WHAt tO EXPECt WHEN YOU'RE EXPECtING is the iconic, must-have book for parents-to-be. this is tHE book for a new generation of expectant parents. Its up-to-date information reflects what's new in pregnancy and what's relevant to today's pregnant women. Heidi Murkoff has rewritten every section, answering dozens of new questions and including new by-demand material, such as detailed week-by-week fetal development guides in each of the monthly chapters, more on pre-conception, and a section on carrying multiples. More comprehensive and reassuring than ever, the fourth edition incorporates the most recent developments in obstetrics and addresses current lifestyle trends: from tattooing and belly piercing to Botox and aromatherapy. there's more than ever on practical matters: an expanded section on workplace concerns; physical - with more symptoms and more solutions; emotional - more advice on riding the mood rollercoaster; nutritional - from low-carb to vegan, from junk food-dependent to caffeine-addicted; and sexual - what's hot and what's not in pregnant lovemaking; as well as much more support for the expectant dad. Overflowing with tips, helpful hints, and humour - a pregnant woman's best friend, this new edition is easier to use than ever before.

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Heidi Murkoff's first book, What to Expect When You're Expecting, has been dubbed the ‘pregnancy bible'. This iconic international bestseller is now in its all-new fifth edition, with over 17 million copies in print. Other titles in the series include Eating Well When You're Expecting, What to Expect the First Year, What to Expect Before You're Expecting (a complete preconception plan), and What to Expect the Second Year, the must-have guide for parents of toddlers. The What to Expect books have sold more than 34 million copies in the US alone, and are published in over 30 languages.

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