What to Expect When You're Expecting (5th Edition)
The world's favourite pregnancy book just got better.
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.
What to Expect When You're Expecting has long been the go-to manual for parents-to-be around the world. With detailed week-by-week explanations of what is happening to mother and baby, and advice backed by the latest research - think preparation, diet, self-care and complications - this book reassures parents while it tackles problems and addresses issues particular to today's technological, multicultural and rapidly changing society - from the use of alternative medicine and assisted conception, to options for labour, delivery and much more.
Totally revised and updated for a new generation of expectant mothers and fathers.
'My best friend during my pregnancy' --Mariella Frostrup
Heidi Murkoff's first book, What to Expect When You're Expecting, has been dubbed the ‘pregnancy bible'. This iconic international bestseller is now in its all-new fifth edition, with over 17 million copies in print. Other titles in the series include Eating Well When You're Expecting, What to Expect the First Year, What to Expect Before You're Expecting (a complete preconception plan), and What to Expect the Second Year, the must-have guide for parents of toddlers. The What to Expect books have sold more than 34 million copies in the US alone, and are published in over 30 languages.