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    The practical, comforting, honest, and hilarious bestseller for moms-to-be, with more than one and a half million copies in print!

    Your doctor gives you medical advice. Your mother buys you baby clothes. But who can give you the real skinny when you’re pregnant?

    Your girlfriends, of course—at least, the ones who’ve been through the exhilaration and exhaustion, the agony and ecstasy of pregnancy. Four-time delivery room veteran Vicki Iovine talks to you the way only a best friend can—in the book that will go the whole nine months for every mother-to-be. In this revised and updated edition, get the lowdown on all those little things that are too strange or embarrassing to ask, practical tips, and hilarious takes on everything pregnant.

    What really happens to your body—from morning sickness and gas to eating everything in sight—and what it’s like to go from being a babe to having one.

    The Many Moods of Pregnancy—why you’re so irritable/distracted/tired/lightheaded (or at least more than usual).

    Staying Stylish—You may be pregnant, but you can still be the fashionista you’ve always been (or at least you don’t have to look like a walking beachball)—wearing the hippest designers and proudly showing off your bump.

    Pregnancy is Down To a Science—from in vitro fertilization to scheduled c-sections, there are so many options, alternatives, and scientific tests to take that being pregnant can be downright confusing!

    And much more! For a reassuring voice or just a few good belly laughs, turn to this straight-talking guide on what to really expect when you’re expecting.


    ISBN 9781416524724
    Genre HEALTH & FITNESS / Pregnancy & Childbirth
    Format Paperback
    Pages 264
    Publisher Date 2007-01-09 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Gallery Books
    Copyright Year 2007
    Height 9.25 in
    Wdth 6.0 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.7 lb
    Language English
    Edition Number 2
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Iovine, Vicki
    Dimensions 9.0x6.45x0.75
    Country of Origin United States

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    • Buy This Book!
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      I was given this book when I was pregnant, and it was more informative (and entertaining!) than any clinical book I bought. It reads like friends talking to one another and explains pregnancy and everything that comes along with it from a real woman's point of view. It does not have the text book feel of most books on pregnancy. I will buy this book for all my friends when they are expecting!

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    • Funny but slightly outdated
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      It's a very funny book. Written very honestly and informatively. However, it's gotten old since it was written. It's a bit outdated by now. But it's still lots of fun to read if you are pregnant.

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    • Great Book/Great Gift
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      This book was bought as a gift for a pregnant friend. I read it during my first pregnancy (I am currently pregnant with number 3). I found it a great, easy read with a good sense of humor. It honestly does give the information your doctor neglects to tell you.

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    • my stomach hurts....and not because i'm preggers
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      heeeeee-larious! i'd recommend this book to any pregnant woman! it's so stinking funny! i bought it because my sister got pregnant. and i thought it would be fun to read the book simultaneously. great and easy read. it really shares information that most pregnant friends would fail to share with you. really all the nitty gritty stuff about pregnancy.

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    • Good Read
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      This book is just what it advertises,an informative book from a real mother's point of view. I would recommend getting this book along with What to Expect...

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    • my pregnant friend likes it
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      it's a good book, very funny. I gave this as a gift to my pregnant friend, she likes it!

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