Description : With 18.5 million copies in print, What to Expect When You’re Expecting is read by 93% 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 (including the cover!) new edition is filled with must-have information, advice, insight, and tips for a new generation of moms and dads. With What to Expect’s trademark warmth, empathy, and humour, it 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, 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 cesareans’).
Description : Totally revised and updated for a new generation of expectant mothers and fathers. The world's favourite pregnancy book just got better. 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. This edition has been revised and adapted to meet best Australian practice.
Description : We're expecting again! Announcing the COMPLETELY REVISED AND UPDATED FOURTH EDITION of this bestselling pregnancy book. This is a cover-to-cover, chapter-by-chapter, line-by-line revision and update. It's a new book for a new generation of expectant mums, featuring a fresh perspective and a friendlier-than-ever voice. Heidi Murkoff has rewritten every section of the book, answering dozens of new questions and including loads of new asked-for material, such as a detailed week-by-week foetal development section in each of the monthly chapters, an expanded chapter on pre-conception, and a brand new one on carrying multiples. The Fourth Edition incorporates the most recent developments in obstetrics and addresses the most current lifestyle trends (from tattooing and belly piercing to Botox and aromatherapy). There's more than ever on pregnancy matters practical (including an expanded section on workplace concerns), physical (with more symptoms, more solutions), emotional (advice on riding the mood roller coaster), nutritional (from low-carb to vegan, from junk food-dependent to caffeine-addicted), and sexual (what's hot and what's not in pregnant lovemaking), as well as much more support for that very important partner in parenting, the dad-to-be. Overflowing with tips, helpful hints and humour (a pregnant woman's best friend), this new edition is more accessible and easier to use than ever before. It's everything parents-to-be have come to expect from What to Expect...only better.
Description : The perfect gift for expecting parents: a slipcased set of the bestselling pregnancy and parenting guides. Gift set includes What to Expect When You're Expecting, 5th Edition and What to Expect: The First Year, 3rd Edition, the most beloved and trusted guides. An ideal baby shower gift, these books answer all the questions of mothers- and fathers-to-be and new parents. What to Expect When You're Expecting is the choice of 93% of women who read a pregnancy book, is the book most recommended by doctors, and was named one of the "Most Influential Books of the Last 25 Years" by USA Today.
Description : A step-by-step guide to making a baby, including prepping for conception, boosting your fertility, adjusting your lifestyle, timing sex for baby success, and more the Complete Preconception Plan A step-by-step guide to making a baby, including preparing for conception, boosting your fertility, adjusting your lifestyle, timing sex for baby success, and more. Practical advice, tips and strategies: • Getting into tip-top baby-making shape • Fertility-friendly eating • Pinpointing ovulation • Overcoming fertility bumps on the road to baby • A journal to keep track of it all By Heidi Murkoff with Sharon Mazel Australian Foreword by Devora Lieberman,MD, MPH, FRANZCOG,Infertility Specialist and Gynaecologist, President Family Planning NSW.
Description : From the pediatrician who became an Internet sensation with the “Hamilton Hold” in a YouTube video about how to calm a crying baby, comes a one-of-a-kind resource to guide you through the earliest moments of your child’s life—and help you to parent with common sense and confidence. Robert C. Hamilton, M.D., has spent more than three decades caring for newborns. In his practice, Dr. Bob has seen it all—what works, what doesn’t. How can you get your baby to nurse, sleep, and maybe even cease crying? What strategies can help you connect and communicate with your infant? What important decisions will you make during the first year for your child, yourself, and your partner? Here, Dr. Bob shares his clear, sensible, warm advice—as well as all the latest scientific data and research—on how to: • Offer comfort to a crying newborn using the “Hold” • Gently teach your baby how to sleep (and get some sleep yourself) • Establish healthy patterns • Breastfeed, formula-feed, or bottle-feed using either • Play! • Manage screen time in your home • And more to help you navigate the unforgettable first year of your child’s life.
Description : The world's best-selling, best-loved month-by-month guide for parents, comprehensively adapted for Australian readers. At last, the instructions that babies don't come with, but that every new parent needs! This best-loved baby guide - and follow-up to What to Expect When You're Expecting - offers everything you want to know about the care (and feeding) of your infant. What to Expect the First Year covers monthly growth and development, feeding for every age and stage, sleep strategies that really work, and the very best ways to stimulate your baby (and have fun at the same time!). Filled with the most practical tips (how to pump up your milk supply, give a bath, make your own baby food, cope with colic), and the most up-to-date medical advice (car seats, safety around the house, vaccines, vitamins, common illnesses, preventing SIDS), this bestselling guide is a must-have for new parents. With over 10.5 million copies in print, What to Expect the First Year is the world's most popular baby guide. 'Packed with helpful information for all parents, What to Expect the First Year is an invaluable companion to parents as they navigate the first 12 months of their child's life.'Dr Jonny Taitz, MBChB, FRACP, FCP(SA), FAAQHC, AFRACMA, Consultant Paediatrician
Description : The only book on infant care to address the physical as well as the emotional needs of the entire family. this comprehensive follow-up to WHAt tO EXPECt WHEN YOU'RE EXPECtING offers everything you want to know about the care (and feeding) of your infant. Covers monthly growth and development, feeding for every age and stage, sleep strategies that really work, and the very best ways to stimulate your baby (and have fun at the same time!).Filled with the most practical tips (how to give a bath, decode your baby's crying, and when to return to work), the most up-to-date medical advice (the latest on vaccines, vitamins, illnesses, SIDS and safety), and more. the instructions that babies don't come with, but every new parent needs!