What to Expect Before You're Expecting
The Complete Guide to Getting Pregnant
By: Heidi Murkoff
series:What to Expect
audio performed by: Khristine Hvam, Vanessa Johansson, James Patrick Cronin, Almarie Guerra, Inés del Castillo, Tanis Parenteau, Sofia Willingham, Heidi Murkoff, Meeghan Holaway, Emma Bing, Mat Vairo, Jasmin Walker
genre: Self Help/Family - Parenting
It's a cover-to-cover revision of America's best-selling guide to getting pregnant, with updated information about genetic screening, ovulation tracking, fertility treatments, and risks like Zika.
What to Expect Before You're Expecting has everything that eager-to-be moms and dads need to know about getting pregnant, from getting their bodies ready to make a healthy baby to getting that healthy baby on board faster. You'll find baby-friendly foods to order up (say yes to yams); fertility busters to avoid (see you later, saturated fat); how to pinpoint ovulation, time baby-making sex, keep on-demand sex sexy, and separate conception fact - it takes the average couple up to 12 months to make a baby - from myth - position matters.
With the latest on health insurance coverage, preconception travel and the Zika virus, sex selection techniques, antidepressants, and information on family-building options for single women and same-sex couples. Plus, for the one in eight couples who experience infertility, the latest on both low-tech and cutting-edge fertility treatments, from medications to IVF and surrogacy. It's everything you need to know for that baby-making adventure.