The Girlfriends' Guide to Pregnancy
Your Girlfriends, of course -- at least, the ones who've been through the exhilaration and exhaustion, the agony and ecstasy of pregnancy. Four-time delivery room veteran Vicki Iovine, "the Carrie Bradshaw of pregnancy" (Wall Street Journal), talks to you the way only a best friend can -- in the... show more
Your Girlfriends, of course -- at least, the ones who've been through the exhilaration and exhaustion, the agony and ecstasy of pregnancy. Four-time delivery room veteran Vicki Iovine, "the Carrie Bradshaw of pregnancy" (Wall Street Journal), talks to you the way only a best friend can -- in the book that will go the whole nine months for every mother-to-be. Now, in this newly revised and updated edition, get the lowdown on all those little things that are too strange or embarrassing to ask, practical tips, and hilarious takes on everything pregnant. What Really Happens to Your Body -- from morning sickness and gas to eating everything in sight -- and what it's like to go from being a babe to having one. The Many Moods of Pregnancy -- why you're so irritable/distracted/ tired/light-headed (or at least more than usual). Plus, the latest scoop on . . . Staying Stylish -- You may be pregnant, but you can still be the fashionista you've always been (or at least you don't have to look like a walking beach ball) -- wearing the hippest designers and proudly showing off your bump. Pregnancy Is Down to a Science -- from in vitro fertilization to scheduled C-section, the latest technology provides so many options, alternatives, and tests, it can all be downright confusing. . . . and much more! For a reassuring voice or just a few good belly laughs, turn to this straight-talking guide on what to really expect when you're expecting.
Publish date: January 9th 2007
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Cute story, though not very memorable. :)
When I first found out that I was pregnant, I ran right out and bought myself a copy of What to Expect When You Are Expecting ("WTE"). By the end of my third month, I had pitched it into the corner of my bedroom in terror (come to think of it, I never did find that book when we moved...) and ran out...
This book surely does tell you things nobody else does: the good, the bad, and the things I wish I didn't know. I know I'll re-read the last few chapters later when I need to know what to bring to the hospital with me and what are real signs vs. false signs that I should go to the hospital in the fi...
Vocki Iovine puts a hilarious spin on pregnancy. Now, having had three kids, I probably wouldn't recommend it for it's usefulness, as what I know about pregnancy and childbirth and the highly medicalized industry it's become has changed vastly, but when I was pregnant for the first time I really en...
Read this during my 1st pregnancy. This tells you, in blunt details and with lots of humor, all the things your doctor will not and all the things not found in What to Expect when you're Expecting.