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What to Expect When You're Expecting 5th Edition

FULLY REVISED AND UPDATED 5TH EDITION OF THE WORLD'S BESTSELLING PREGNANCY GUIDE. 

'My best friend during my pregnancy' Mariella Frostrup

With 18.5 million copies in print, What to Expect When You’re Expecting is read by 93 per cent of women who read a pregnancy book and was named one of the ‘Most Influential Books of the Last 25 Years’ by USA Today.

This cover-to-cover new edition is filled with must-have information, advice, insight, and tips for a new generation of parents.

With Heidi Murkoff's trademark warmth, empathy, and humour, What to Expect When You're Expecting answers every conceivable question expectant parents could have, including dozens of new ones based on the ever-changing pregnancy and birthing practices, and choices they face.

Advice for partners is fully integrated throughout the book.

All medical coverage is completely updated for the UK, including the latest on prenatal screening and the safety of medications during pregnancy, as well as a brand-new section on postpartum birth control.

Current lifestyle trends are incorporated, too: juice bars, raw diets, e-cigarettes, push presents, baby bump posting, the lowdown on omega-3 fatty acids, grass-fed and organic, health food fads, and GMOs. Plus expanded coverage of IVF pregnancy, multiple pregnancies, breastfeeding while pregnant, water and home births, and cesarean trends (including VBACs and ‘gentle caesareans’).

The best pregnancy guide just got even better. 

Heidi E. Murkoff is one of the world's leading experts in pregnancy and childcare. She is the principle author of all the titles in the WHAT TO EXPECT series. She lives in Southern California with her husband Erik and two children.

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (January 12, 2017)
  • Length: 656 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471147524

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