The Owner's Manual To A Happy And Healthy Pregnancy
On Sale: December 1, 2009
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Can I get a cavity filled while pregnant? Will
avoiding spicy foods make my kid a picky eater? Can I really
increase my baby's IQ while she's in utero?
you're pregnant for the first time, are trying to start your
family, or already have enough children to start your own
basketball team, you're bound to have questions about what
it means to be pregnant -- and how you can increase your
odds of having a healthy and happy pregnancy. But no matter
how much you've read, watched, studied, or talked about this
amazing biological journey, you have never read anything
In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Michael Roizen
and Dr. Mehmet Oz act as mythbusters for the hundreds of
questions surrounding pregnancy in the same scientific,
informative, and entertaining ways that have made them
America's Doctors. In these pages, you'll learn everything
you need to know about the miracles of fetal development,
your health throughout the pregnancy, and providing the best
possible environment for your growing child.
a complicated balancing act, but it doesn't have to be
frightening. The doctors will help you de-stress as they
describe accurately and rationally what happens during a
thrilling nine months of life. While every pregnant body is
different, odds are you'll experience some of the cravings,
crying, and discomfort that almost all women go through.
Your best tactic? Learn why these things are happening --
and what you should do about them. YOU: Having a Baby
will teach you everything you need to know about what to eat
(should I be eating for two?), how much to exercise, and
what guilty pleasures will actually make pregnancy easier on
you (and the loved ones who get to be around you for the
whole thing). Each phase of pregnancy has different
challenges, but the right information will prepare you for
what's ahead. The interactive week-by-week calendar inside
provides an even more detailed guideline for how and what
you should feel through every step of the
Exciting, cutting-edge scientific research in the
fi eld of epigenetics has changed the way the medical
profession looks at pregnancy, and now it can change your
perspective, too. Epigenetics explores what makes us develop
in certain ways -- why some people thrive at math while
others are prone to chronic diseases. It turns out that
there are easy things you can do that will not just help
your baby's development in utero but will actually improve
his or her chances of living a healthy, fulfi lling adult
Filled with recipes for nutritious, satisfying
snacks and meals even Pop can cook (yes, he can!), safe
exercises for staying fit, and tons of YOU tips that will
help you stay comfortable, YOU: Having a Baby is the
ultimate guidebook for what to do from the moment of
conception to the weeks after your child has arrived home.
From morning sickness and food cravings to choosing a doctor
and changing a diaper, YOU: Having a Baby will give
you the real scoop about what's in store for you during this
amazing time in your life.
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