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Oster, Emily.(Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781594204753
  • ISBN: 1594204756
  • Physical Description: print
    xxii, 313 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : The Penguin Press, [2013]

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In the beginning : conception. Prep work ; ... Read More
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Pregnancy--unquestionably one of the most ... Read More
Subject: Pregnancy Health aspects
Pregnant women Health and hygiene
Prenatal care
Pregnancy Popular Works
Prenatal Care Popular Works

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Expecting Better : Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong-And What You Really Need to Know
Expecting Better : Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong-And What You Really Need to Know
by Oster, Emily
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Expecting Better : Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong-And What You Really Need to Know

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Introductionp. xi
Part 1In the Beginning: Conception
1    Prep Workp. 3
2    Data-Driven Conceptionp. 11
3    The Two-Week Waitp. 25
Part 2The First Trimester
4    The Vices: Caffeine, Alcohol, and Tobaccop. 33
5    Miscarriage Fearsp. 69
6    Beware of Deli Meats!p. 75
7    Nausea and My Mother-in-lawp. 89
8    Prenatal Screening and Testingp. 98
9    The Surprising Perils of Gardeningp. 122
Part 3The Second Trimester
10    Eating for Two? You Wishp. 133
11    Pink and Bluep. 147
12    Working Out and Resting Upp. 152
13    Drug Safetyp. 164
Part 4The Third Trimester
14    Premature Birth (and the Dangers of Bed Rest)p. 179
15    High-Risk Pregnancyp. 187
16    I'm Going to Be Pregnant Forever, Right?p. 194
17    Labor Inductionp. 201
Part 5Labor and Delivery
18    The Labor Numbersp. 217
19    To Epidural or Not to Epidural?p. 225
20    Beyond Pain Reliefp. 237
21    The Aftermathp. 255
22    Home Birth: Progressive or Regressive? And Who Cleans the Tub?p. 262
Epiloguep. 274
Appendix: Quick Reference: OTC and Prescription Drugsp. 277
Notesp. 282
Indexp. 303
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