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What to Expect When You're Expecting
What to Expect When You're Expecting
Author: Arlene Eisenberg, Heidi Murkoff, Sandee Hathaway
Introducing a completely Revised & Updated Third Edition of America's bestselling pregnancy book, What to Expect When You're Expecting. Two years in the making, it's a cover-to-cover, chapter-by-chapter, line-by-line revision and update. — Incorporating the most recent developments in medicine, and responding to the many queries and letter...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781559270830
ISBN-10: 1559270837
Publication Date: 1/1991
Pages: 3
Rating:
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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4.2 stars, based on 3 ratings
Publisher: Audio Renaissance
Book Type: Audio Cassette
Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover
Members Wishing: 0
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mahbaar avatar reviewed What to Expect When You're Expecting on + 111 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 15
Personally, I think there is no better reference for a woman who is pregnant. Granted, they are a little paranoid about some things (such as taking medications and what you eat, etc.) but overall the information is very helpful, particularly with its question & answer format. I highly recommend this book.
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Helpful Score: 6
I hated this book. I tell everyone I know who's pregnant never to read it. It focuses so much on every little thing being a sign of disaster, almost all of which are the mother's fault for not eating the right thing/sleeping the right way/whatever. There is no joy in this book, only gloom. Try the Sears & Sears Baby Book instead!
reviewed What to Expect When You're Expecting on + 35 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 6
I think that this book is one of the worst pregnancy books that I have ever read! Every chapter is full of what can go wrong with your baby, the pregnancy and birth. Yes it does have lots of pregnancy info. But it represented so negatively, and doesn't even come close to representing the wonder, joy, beauty, and anticipation that should be felt by expectant moms.

My favorite pregnancy book is the Mayo Clinic Guide to Pregnancy. I read this book during my first pregnancy, and I though it was great, answering all my questions, but it also made me depressed and scared. It wasn't until my next child that I got other books to compare to it. There are many other books that are far, far better than this one.
reviewed What to Expect When You're Expecting on + 2 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 6
As a natural childbirth educator in training and a normal birth advocate, I cannot endorse this book. While there is some very good information, there is a definite bent toward extremely "medical" childbirth.
reviewed What to Expect When You're Expecting on + 39 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
This book is kind of vague. It is also set up to prepare you for a hospital birth instead of a natural one.
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