Expecting 411: Clear Answers & Smart Advice for Your Pregnancy

Expecting 411: Clear Answers & Smart Advice for Your Pregnancy

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by Michele Hakakha, Ari Brown
     
 

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Congratulations! You’re pregnant! Now where do you turn for the best advice? What if you could bottle the wisdom of all those women who came before you—and combine it with the solid medical advice from a renowned Beverly Hills OB/GYN and a nationally-known pediatrician? Expecting 411 is the answer! Inside, you’ll find:

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Overview

Congratulations! You’re pregnant! Now where do you turn for the best advice? What if you could bottle the wisdom of all those women who came before you—and combine it with the solid medical advice from a renowned Beverly Hills OB/GYN and a nationally-known pediatrician? Expecting 411 is the answer! Inside, you’ll find:

  • Is this normal? From morning sickness to stretch marks, you’ll learn what’s expected—and what’s not.
  • Is it safe? Sushi? Hair dye? Coffee? Get detailed do's and don’ts.
  • How much weight should I gain? Find the latest guidelines.
  • Breastfeeding101.Learnthesecretsofnursingfromanexpert.
  • Detailed advice on prepping for parenthood, including all the decisions you need to make. What tests are required? Are optional?
  • Easy-to-findanswersonnaturalchildbirth,nutrition,epidurals, when to call the doc and more!

Authors Michele Hakakha, M.D. and Ari Brown, M.D. have been there, done that! Dr. Hakakha is an award-winning OB/GYN who brings a down-to-earth perspective to being pregnant. She has contributed to numerous articles and educational videos on pregnancy, and appeared in Little Man, an award-winning documentary on premature birth.

Dr. Brown is an official spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics and a trusted source on children’s health care. She’s been featured on NBC’s Today Show and is the co-author of best-seller Baby 411. Between them, they have four children, ages 2 to 14.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Comforting! No woman should go through pregnancy without reading this book!"

Rachel Zoe

"A must-read for the mom-to-be!"

Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine

"Finally, a book for pregnant women and their families that's accurate and informative without being stuffy or alarmist!"

Lawarence Platt, MD, FACOG

Eve Pearlman
Move over, What to Expect. There's a new pregnancy guide in town!

Written in a clear, well-outlined form and peppered with cut-to-the-chase "reality checks," "red flags," "partner tips," and timelines, Expecting 411 is friendly, informative and comforting. It's funny too, with laugh-out-load lists such as "The Top 13 fears about labor---and how to defeat them!"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781889392424
Publisher:
Windsor Peak Press
Publication date:
04/16/2012
Edition description:
Second Edition, Revised
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
735,104
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Michele Hakakha is a renowned Beverly Hills OB/GYN. She was honored with the prestigious John M. Ohtani award for outstanding achievement in Obstetrics and Gynecology. The author of numerous articles on pregnancy, Dr. Hakakha received her training as an OB/GYN at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and has been in private practice for eight years. As a mom of two young children, Hakakha brings a down-to-earth, real-life take on being pregnant.

 
Dr. Ari Brown is a pediatrician, mom and best-selling author of Baby 411 and Toddler 411. In addition to being an official spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics, Brown is a well-known media expert on babies and has been featured as a regular guest on Rachael Ray and NBC’s Today Show. She is also WebMD’s pediatric health expert and a medical advisor to Parents Magazine.

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