The classic guide–now revised with week-by-week pregnancy information
Thoroughly updated with more than 200 pages of new or completely revised material, this new edition of The Unofficial Guide to Having a Baby provides authoritative, objective coverage of all the physical, emotional, and financial issues that come with a pregnancy. Now featuring an all-new section that takes women through pregnancy week-by-week, this updated edition also includes detailed information and advice on preconception planning, first-time motherhood over age 35, exercising and working during pregnancy, the role of the father, alternative birthing options, financial planning and career management for parents-to-be, and saving money on baby gear.
Ann Douglas (Peterborough, ON, Canada) is the author of 21 books, including numerous top-selling titles in the pregnancy and baby book category. She is frequently quoted in the print and electronic media and is a much-sought-after speaker at health fairs and parenting shows. Ann's books include The Mother of All Pregnancy Books (Canadian edition and American edition), The Mother of All Baby Books (Canadian edition and American edition), The Mother of All Toddler Books (Canadian edition), and Trying Again: A Guide to Pregnancy After Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Death.
John R. Sussman M.D. (New Milford, CT) is Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at New Milford Hospital and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. His other books include the bestselling Before You Conceive. Dr. Sussman has delivered more than 2,000 babies.