What To Expect When You Are Expecting is a well-known pregnancy handbook. This is the revised 4th edition in the series. The book gives fresh and novel outlook towards the apprehensions of the parents-to-be. This book trails your pregnancy right from the beginning and advises you on the smallest of details that you seek from month to month. The author addresses expecting mothers directly, combining the latest advancements in obstetrics and keeping the current everyday life in mind.
The book looks at the realistic, physical, poignant, dietary and sexual facets of pregnancy and all the necessary support expected from one’s partner. This edition is completely revised and comprises of tips about topics such as amniocentesis, sex, alternative birthing and breastfeeding along with other things. Demonstrating week-by-week foetal growth, this book presents a detailed and affable approach to all aspects relating to maternity. In this revised edition, there are some additional chapters like one on pre-conception and a chapter on carrying multiple foetuses.
This book was published in May 2008 and is available in Paperback form.
The book is a constant New York Times bestseller and is one of USA Today’s 25 most prominent books in the last 25 years. Around 14.5 million copies have been sold as the book is read by around 90% of pregnant women. Also, this book was adapted into a movie which released in May, 2012 retaining the same title. The movie starred Cameron Diaz among others.