With millions of copies sold worldwide, Your Pregnancy Week by Week is the established go-to resource for expectant parents time and time again. The book's trademark week-by-week formula helps expectant parents compare the details of their pregnancy with the same weekly schedule their doctor uses easily and effortlessly.
In this completely revised seventh edition, parents-to-be will find the latest information on preparing for their baby's birth as well as many new topics addressing today's most pressing questions and concerns. Compassionate, reassuring, and medically grounded, this guide provides everything expectant parents need for a healthy, happy pregnancy, including descriptions of the fetus's development each week, up-to-date information about medical tests and procedures, safe weekly exercises to help expectant moms stay in shape, and helpful hints for the father-to-be.
About the Author
Glade B. Curtis, MD, MPH, is board certified by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the father of five. He lives in Utah.Judith Schuler, MS, the mother of one son, has co-authored seventeen books with Dr. Curtis in the last twenty-five years. She lives in Wyoming and Arizona."
Mid-Ohio Valley Parent, January 2012 “This has been a great resource for moms-to-be throughout the years and this latest edition is no exception!”
InfoDad.com, 1/12/12 “This excellent book…certainly does make the process from pregnancy to birth (and for the first month or so afterwards) much easier to cope with and understand…The sensitivity and care with which Curtis and Schuler present all information—positive, negative or neutral—remain hallmarks of this fact-packed and thick oversize paperback…Reading it provides much of the assurance of a knowledgeable 24-hour-a-day companion who can take you through the many vicissitudes of pregnancy with a firm and knowing hand. Even women who have been pregnant before will benefit from the information here—and those in their first pregnancies will find the book invaluable.” Sacramento Book Review, February 2012 “Most women will find that this book contains everything they need for a healthy pregnancy.”
Bookviews blog, March 2012 “As comprehensive a body of information about pregnancy as you will find anywhere.”