Expecting 411: The Insider's Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth (Paperback)

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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.

Congratulations! You’re pregnant! Now, where do you turn to 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 nationally known pediatrician? Expecting 411 is the answer: smart, up-to-date and refreshingly free of paranoia, this is the book you’ll turn to for quick answers to your most pressing questions. 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.
  • Breastfeeding 101. Learn the secrets of nursing from an expert.
  • Detailed advice on prepping for parenthood, including all the decisions you need to make. What tests are required? Are optional?
  • Easy-to-find answers on natural childbirth, nutrition, epidurals, when to call the doc and more!

The new, revised and updated 2nd edition includes even more great advice:

  1. New research on how to prevent preterm births.
  2. Fish facts and fish tales. What's safe, what's not, and why you SHOULD eat fish.
  3. The latest warnings on medications during pregnancy.
  4. Expanded tips and advice on exercise.
  5. Protecting your newborn from whooping cough and flu.

All that and more in the revised and updated Expecting 411, 2nd editon.


ISBN 9781889392424
Genre HEALTH & FITNESS / Pregnancy & Childbirth
Format Paperback
Pages 596
Publisher Date 2012-04-16 00:00:00.0
Publisher Windsor Peak Pr
Copyright Year 2012
Height 10.0 in
Wdth 5.0 in
Thickness 1.5 in
Unit weight 1.66 lb
Language English
Subtitle The Insider's Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth
Edition Number 2
Audience General/trade
Authors Hakakha, Michele, M.D.

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