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What to Expect When You're Expecting - Heidi Murkoff

What to Expect When You're Expecting

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With over 14.5 million copies in print, Australia's pregnancy bible What to Expect When You're Expecting- now fully revised - is the iconic, must-have book for parents-to-be.

This new-look fourth edition 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.

About the Author

Heidi Murkoff is the author of the What to Expect; series and author of Eating Well When You're Expecting, The What to Expect Pregnancy Journal & Organizer, What to Expect the First Year, The What to Expect Baby-Sitter's Handbook, and the What to Expect Kids series from HarperCollins. She lives with her family in Los Angeles, California.

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3.0

There are better resources

By Amie

from Perth

About Me Casual Reader

Pros

  • Easy To Understand
  • Informative
  • Inspirational
  • Relevant

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      Comments about What to Expect When You're Expecting:

      Has all the necessary information for conception, pregnancy, birth and beyond, however the writting style is a little condescending and very cheesy, I had trouble reasing it because of this.

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      5.0

      pregnancy book

      By Chris the Madwife

      from Gold Coast, Queensland

      About Me Everyday Reader

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Deserves Multiple Readings
      • Easy To Understand
      • Informative
      • Relevant
      • Well Written

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        • Pregnancy Childbirth
        • Reference

        Comments about What to Expect When You're Expecting:

        Wonderful reference book for pregnant women. Being a Midwife I recommend this book to family and friends. Well written with sensible common sense advice.
        I would recommend highly it is one book that will prove to be invaluable for the mother to be and her family.

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        ISBN: 9780732286590
        ISBN-10: 073228659X
        Audience: General
        Format: Paperback
        Language: English
        Number Of Pages: 640
        Published: April 2009
        Dimensions (cm): 23.1 x 15.8  x 4.5
        Weight (kg): 0.82