With 18.5 million copies in print,What to Expect When You are Expectingis read by 93 per centof women who read a pregnancy book and was named one of the Most Influential Books of the Last 25 Years byUSA Today. This cover to cover new edition is filled with must have information, advice, insight, and tips for a new generation of mums and dads. WithHeidi Murkoffstrademark warmth, empathy, and humour,What to Expect When You are 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 dads 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, ecigarettes, 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).