The Pregnancy Countdown Book: Nine Months of Practical Tips, Useful Advice, and Uncensored Truths

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Quirk Books, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 287 pages
The average pregnancy lasts 280 days and the suspense can be excruciating!

The Pregnancy Countdown Book starts on Day 280 and counts down the biggest milestones every step of the way with one page of helpful information for each day of your pregnancy. Here are tips from doctors and midwives, amusing anecdotes and quotes, and occasional gory-but-necessary details (if you can define the word 'lochia,' you know what we're talking about).

Every page offers an interesting revelation. On Day 231, your baby will be the size of a blueberry but by Day 168, he'll be the size of a large avocado. By Day 124, you'll need to stop sleeping on your back; by Day 90, air travel becomes a dicey proposition. And if you haven't planned the nursery by Day 45, you're playing with fire.

A perfect gift for expecting moms of all ages, The Pregnancy Countdown Book is a delightfully irreverent look at the craziest nine months of your life.

 

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Perfect weekly info on your growing baby and tummy

User Review  - Anonymous - Borders

This book is great as a "heads up" for the weekly changes in pregnant women. So informative that when I felt my baby move for the first time I knew it was him and not gas bubbles! It also offers great ... Read full review

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Probably best for first time moms, but still a quick fun read. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
4
Section 2
6
Section 3
8
Section 4
9
Section 5
21
Section 6
24
Section 7
40
Section 8
43
Section 16
115
Section 17
119
Section 18
140
Section 19
141
Section 20
146
Section 21
155
Section 22
175
Section 23
177

Section 9
47
Section 10
48
Section 11
69
Section 12
70
Section 13
74
Section 14
93
Section 15
104
Section 24
193
Section 25
203
Section 26
221
Section 27
250
Section 28
265
Section 29
278
Section 30
280

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Page 285 - Gynecologist, and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American College of Surgeons.

About the author (2006)

Susan Magee is the author of several nonfiction books, including The Jerk with the Cell Phone . She lives in Philadelphia with her husband and son.

Kara Nakisbendi, M.D., is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist, a board-certified nutrition speci

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