Announcing a new arrival—just in time for a new
generation of arrivals: What to Expect® When
You’re Expecting, 4th edition. This
cover-to-cover revision of America’s pregnancy bible
is bigger, better, and more invaluable than ever,
giving moms- (and dads!)-to-be information they can
count on and advice that works—all shared with
empathy, humor and a friendlier-than-ever voice.
fourth edition includes all-new answers to every
question (and more questions than ever before) and
practical tips on a whole new range of topics. It
takes into account what’s new in obstetrics and
what’s new in pregnancy, as well as what’s relevant
and important to pregnant women now.
Lifestyle. Working. Eating well on the run. Fitting
in fitness. Juggling the pregnant life with real
life. Keeping up with relationships (including sex).
Birthing options that are family friendly and
prenatal care that integrates complementary and
alternative therapies into traditional obstetrics.
Managing multiples (which more and more moms are
carrying). Sorting out the information from the
misinformation—the reality from the hype, fact from
Among the new features to look for:
A brand new cover: After all these wonderful years,
the What To Expect® cover mom-to-be is
finally off her rocker! The 4th edition
cover celebrates expectant moms, their beautiful
bellies—and life’s most amazing and exciting
journey. Plus, all-new illustrations.
Week-by-week updates on baby’s incredible growth
from microscopic bundle of cells to cuddly newborn.
(Did you know that at six months, not only can a
fetus hear, but it can taste what you’re eating for
Much more on pregnancy symptoms (from the obvious,
like fatigue, cravings and queasiness, to the
surprising, like forgetfulness and extra-keen sense
of smell) and practical solutions that really
Much more for dads, that very important partner in
pregnancy—from how to help your partner cope with
her symptoms to how to cope with your own (Indeed,
dads “feel” pregnant, too, thanks to hormonal
changes), to a pregnant sex primer—how to ride out
the inevitable yet unpredictable sexual ups and
The latest on all things pregnancy—what’s the latest
in prenatal testing, labor and delivery trends,
what’s an expectant “do” and an expectant “don’t”
(how many cups of coffee can I have—and does a venti
count as one…or six? Can I belly up to the sushi
bar? Whiten my teeth?)
More fun pregnancy factoids—Did you know that the
more heartburn you have, the more hair you’re baby’s
likely to be sporting at birth? Or that women
expecting girls are more forgetful than those who
have a boy bun in the oven?
More accessible format—this fourth edition is
organized to be as easy to use and apply to your
busy life as possible.
Nearly 15 million parents-to-be have already turned
to What to Expect® When You’re Expecting as
their go-to pregnancy guide. And now, America’s
best-loved, best-known, bestselling pregnancy book
has just gotten even better. Packed with more
information, insight, and support than ever before,
it’s a new What to Expect for a new
generation of expectant parents. Expect the best!
WHAT TO EXPECT®
WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING 4TH EDITION
Paperback $14.95 ● ISBN: 978-0-7611-4857-9
PUBLICATION DATE: April 2008