Now with over 9.6 million copies in print, What to Expect When You're Expecting is America's pregnancy bible. Featuring an easy-to-follow month-by-month format, this indispensable book reassuringly leads readers through a wealth of information.Here ...
Here is what parents-to-be need to know about choosing a caregiver, prenatal diagnosis, exercise, childbirth options, second pregnancies, twins, making love during pregnancy, having a cesarean, and coping with common and not-so-common pregnancy symptoms. Also included are step-by-step guides through labor and delivery, postpartum care, and breastfeeding, a full section just for fathers-to-be, and a 24-page "Pregnancy Notes" insert for keeping detailed records of prenatal test results, weight gain, doctor's visits, observations, and more.
Updated with each printing, What to Expect When You're Expecting incorporates the most recent developments in medical science and responds to the many letters and queries received from readers. Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club, the Better Homes & Gardens Family Book Service, and ABA Basic Booklist. Winner of the Parent's Choice Foundation's 1991 Parenting Shelf Award.
There is a lot of really good information in this book. I had heard this book was 'scary' for a while now but couldn't figure out how it could be. Well... I agree with those people now. I was pretty terrified while reading it. I'm not totallyThere is a lot of really good information in this book. I had heard this book was 'scary' for a while now but couldn't figure out how it could be. Well... I agree with those people now. I was pretty terrified while reading it. I'm not totally sure it's the book's fault, because really, pregnancy and birth is pretty scary stuff. I think the reason a lot of it is scary is because you don't hear the information anywhere else first. Then it's like... WTF, I'm gonna bleed for like 6 weeks after it??? I mean, that's scary no matter what but you sort of do need that information and if no one else is talking about it, then it's good that someone does. But I did have to put the book down a few times and take a few calming breaths....Continua Nascondi