The Healthy Pregnancy Book (Paperback)

Month by Month, Everything You Need to Know from America's Baby Experts

By William Sears, Martha Sears, Linda Holt, BJ Snell

Little, Brown and Company, 9780316187435, 464pp.

Publication Date: September 24, 2013

List Price: 17.99*
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From America's leading authorities in childcare comes the definitive guide to having a healthy pregnancy--and a healthy baby.

THE HEALTHY PREGNANCY BOOK guides expectant mothers and fathers through all stages of pregnancy from preconception through birth, focusing on how to enhance the health of mother and baby.
  • How to grow a smarter and healthier baby
  • How your baby is developing, and how you may be changing both emotionally and physically
  • Eating right for two, with a helpful list of pregnancy superfoods
  • Exercise and keeping fit during your pregnancy
  • Concerns and questions you may have about test and technology, genetic counseling, and childbirth options
  • How to protect the womb environment and recognize potential household hazards
  • Advice on working while pregnant
  • Choosing the right healthcare provider and childbirth class
  • The transition into parenthood
  • And much more...

Written in the Searses' trademark reassuring tone that makes their books long-term bestsellers--THE HEALTHY PREGNANCY BOOK is the must-have resource to fit the greater demands of today's savvy parents.

About the Author

William Sears, MD, has practiced pediatrics for more than 40 years, and is an associate clinical professor at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. Martha Sears is a registered nurse and parenting and health consultant. They are the authors of more than 30 books and live in southern California.