Your Perfectly Pampered Pregnancy: Beauty, Health, and Lifestyle Advice for the Modern Mother-to-be

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Broadway Books, 2004 - Family & Relationships - 347 pages
The moment a pregnancy is announced, all eyes are on baby. But what about Mom? Not only is her body changing, everything about her lifestyle is turning upside down.

A revolutionary new kind of self-help guide,Your Perfectly Pampered Pregnancyputs Mom at center stage, with hundreds of tips on how to have the healthiest, most vibrant pregnancy possible.

Culling advice from top medical, beauty, and style sources worldwide , award-winning health reporter Colette Bouchez delivers sound medical advice as well as beauty and lifestyle tips to keep Mom happy and healthy, ensuring baby will be healthier and happier as well.

Highlights include:

*The five most common pregnancy complaints—and how to beat them
*The beauty, hair, and skin care products that are safe to use—and what to avoid
*How to choose maternity clothes without losing your sense of style
*Natural and relaxing ways to beat stress, overcome sleep problems, and handle pregnancy fears
*How to treat painful—and often embarrassing—pregnancy problems naturally and easily, and how to know when it’s time to seek a doctor’s help
*Advice on how to blend your career obligations with impending motherhood—and look and feel great while doing it!
*How to make pregnant sex the best sex of your life

Written in the caring, one-on-one tone of a best friend,Your Perfectly Pampered Pregnancyis a unique (and long overdue) addition to the booming baby category.

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With this collection of ideas about self-care during pregnancy, Bouchez (The V Zone) strives to reach the readers of titles like What To Expect When You're Expecting and The Girlfriends' Guide to ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Colette Bouchez is an award winning medical journalist with more than twenty years experience. She is the former medical writer for the New York Daily News , and the top selling author of The V Zone and co-author of Getting Pregnant. Currently a daily medical correspondent for HealthDay News Service/The New York Times Syndicate,  and WebMD, her popular consumer health articles appear daily online, as well as in newspapers nationwide and in Europe and Japan. She is a regular contributor to,, and more than two dozen radio and television news stations nationwide. She lives in New York City.

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