Expecting 411: The Insider's Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth

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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!
  • This brand new, revised 4th edition of Expecting 411 features these updates:
    1. New guidelines for child birth--new advice on waiting to clamp and cut the umbilical cord after delivery.
    2. Zika: What you need to know to keep you and your baby safe.
    3. The latest research on autism risk factors during pregnancy: What you need to know and what to do to lower the risks.
    4. Home births: expanded info you need to make an informed decision on where to deliver.
    All that and more in the revised and updated Expecting 411, 4th edition.
    Publication Date: 
    July 11, 2017