Your Girlfriends, of course — at least, the ones who've been through the exhilaration and exhaustion, the agony and ecstasy of pregnancy. Four-time delivery room veteran Vicki Iovine, "the Carrie Bradshaw of pregnancy" (Wall Street Journal), talks to you the way only a best friend can — in the book that will go the whole nine months for every mother-to-be. Now, in this newly revised and updated edition, get the lowdown on all those little things that are too strange or embarrassing to ask, practical tips, and hilarious takes on everything pregnant.
What Really Happens to Your Body — from morning sickness and gas to eating everything in sight — and what it's like to go from being a babe to having one. Continue reading →
Congratulations! You’re pregnant! Now, where do you turn to for the best advice? What if you could bottle the wisdom of all those women who came before you—and combine it with the solid medical advice from a renowned Beverly Hills’ OB/GYN and nationally known pediatrician? Expecting 411 is the answer: smart, up-to-date and refreshingly free of paranoia, this is the book you’ll turn to for quick answers to your most pressing questions. Inside, you'll find:
Is this normal? From morning sickness to stretch marks, you’ll learn what’s expected—and what’s not.
Is it safe? Sushi? Hair dye? Coffee? Get detailed do’s and don’ts.
How much weight should I gain? Find the latest guidelines.
Breastfeeding 101. Learn the secrets of nursing from an expert.
Detailed advice on prepping for parenthood, including all the decisions you need to make. What tests are required? Are optional?
Easy-to-find answers on natural childbirth, nutrition, epidurals, when to call the doc and more!
The new, revised and updated 2nd edition includes even more great advice:
New research on how to prevent preterm births. Fish facts and fish tales. What's safe, what's not, and why you SHOULD eat fish.
The latest warnings on medications during pregnancy.
Expanded tips and advice on exercise.
Protecting your newborn from whooping cough and flu.
All that and more in the revised and updated Expecting 411, 2nd editon.