What to Expect Before You're Expecting

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HarperCollins, 2010 - Childbirth - 271 pages
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"The book to read before the journey of pregnancy begins - the one resource that will fully prepare you and your partner for one of life‚€2s most miraculous experiences, at the time when preparation will benefit your future baby most: before you‚€2re expecting." - Charles J. Lockwood, M.D., from the foreword. Expecting to Expect? Plan Ahead. Everything you need to know before you‚€2re expecting to help you prepare for the healthiest possible pregnancy and the healthiest possible baby. Filled with practical tips, empathetic advice, and savvy strategies all designed to help you get that baby of your dreams on board faster. How to get your bodies into tip-top baby-making shape. Which foods feed fertility. Which lifestyle habits to quit and which to cultivate. How to have sex for conception success (from timing to positions to logistics). And when to seek fertility help. There‚€2s even a fertility planner to help you keep track of your conception adventure. Answers to All Your Baby-Making Questions: How can I tell when I‚€2m ovulating if my cycles aren‚€2t regular? Should I be having sex every day? Every other day? Three times a day? I‚€2ve heard certain sex positions can help you conceive - true? I‚€2m overweight - does that affect my chances of getting pregnant? Can certain foods help you get pregnant? How long should we keep trying to conceive before we get some help?

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User Review  - TaylorL - Target

This is a great book if you're wanting to learn more about TTC, pregnancy, babies, habits, etc. I found it informative and helpful with making the right choices for myself and my husband when TTC. Read full review

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User Review  - roha0501 - Overstock.com

This book is very cute and I would recommend it to anyone who is thinking about getting ready to start trying for a baby. I like how it is organized and the darker boxes for dadstobe is very nice and ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Heidi Murkoff is the author of the world's best-selling pregnancy and parenting series, What to Expect, that began with What to Expect When You're Expecting. She is also the creator of WhatToExpect.com and founder of the What to Expect Foundation. Time magazine named Heidi one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World for 2011. In 2005, she was inducted into the Books For A Better Life Hall of Fame. Heidi Murkoff conceived the idea for What to Expect When You're Expecting during her first pregnancy, when she couldn't find answers to her questions in the books sheŅd turned to for advice. The The New York Times bestseller is now in its fourth edition, with more than 17 million copies in print. According to USA Today, What to Expect When You're Expecting is read by 93 percent of women who read a pregnancy book. USA Today also named What to Expect When You're Expecting one of the most influential books of the last 25 years. The sequel, What to Expect: The First Year, has sold over 10 million copies and is in its 2nd edition. Other titles in the series include What to Eat When You're Expecting, What to Expect Before You're Expecting (a complete preconception plan), and the newest member of the What to Expect series: 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 U.S. alone and are published in more than 30 languages. Murkoff's What to Expect Kids picture book series for preschoolers include What to Expect When Mommy's Having a Baby, What to Expect When the New Baby Comes Home, What to Expect When You Use the Potty, and What to Expect at Preschool. In 2005, Murkoff expanded the What to Expect (WTE) brand online with www.whattoexpect.com as a companion to the books. In 2009, WTE went mobile with the WTE Pregnancy Tracker (a popular pregnancy app), the WTE Fertility Tracker, the WTE Baby Name Finder, and the WTE First Year Tracker.

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