New Release Books by Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel

Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel is the author of What to Expect: Eating Well When You're Expecting 2nd Edition (2021), What to Expect Before You're Expecting (2017), What to Expect: Eating Well When You're Expecting, 2nd Edition (2020), What to Expect When You're Expecting (2018) and other 67 books.

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What to Expect: Eating Well When You're Expecting 2nd Edition

release date: Jan 21, 2021
What to Expect: Eating Well When You're Expecting 2nd Edition
Eating Well When You're Expecting provides mums-to-be with a realistic approach to navigating healthily and deliciously through the nine months of pregnancy - at home, in the office, at Christmas, in restaurants. Thorough chapters are devoted to nutrition, weight gain, food safety, the postpartum diet, and how to eat when trying to conceive again. And the book comes with 150 contemporary, tasty and healthy recipes that feed mum and baby well, take little time to prepare and are gentle on queasy tummies. At the heart of the book are hundreds of pressing questions every mother-to-be has: Is it true I shouldn't eat any food cooked with alcohol? Will the caffeine in coffee cross into my baby's bloodstream? I'm entering my second trimester, and I'm losing weight, not gaining - help! Is all sushi off limits? How do I get enough calcium if I'm lactose intolerant? I keep dreaming about a hot fudge sundae - can I indulge? (The answer is yes!)

What to Expect Before You're Expecting

release date: Oct 03, 2017
What to Expect Before You're Expecting
What to expect. . . the first step. Answers to all your baby-making questions. Are there ways to improve our chances of having a girl (or boy)? Does stress affect fertility? Should we be having sex every day? Every other day? Three times a day? I’m 37. Does that mean I’ll have a harder time getting pregnant? How long should we keep trying to conceive before we get some help? What fertility treatments are available—and how will we be able to pay for them? Expecting to expect? Plan ahead. Here’s everything you need to know to help prepare for the healthiest possible pregnancy and the healthiest possible baby. Filled with practical tips, empathetic advice, and savvy strategies, all designed to help you get that baby of your dreams on board faster. How to get your body into the best baby-making shape. Which foods feed fertility. Which lifestyle habits to quit and which to cultivate. All about baby-making sex, from timing to positions to logistics—and how to keep it sexy. Figuring out your fertility (and his). When to seek fertility help, and the latest on tests, treatments, and reproductive technology. Expecting to become a dad? This book has you covered, too. Plus, all about the family-building options for single women and same-sex couples.

What to Expect: Eating Well When You're Expecting, 2nd Edition

release date: May 12, 2020
What to Expect: Eating Well When You're Expecting, 2nd Edition
Announcing a brand-new edition of the pregnancy food bible. With over 1.4 million copies in print, What to Expect: Eating Well When You’re Expecting is the essential companion to What to Expect When You’re Expecting. This cover-to-cover update provides a fresh, fun, realistic, and body-positive approach to help moms-to-be navigate healthily and tastily through the nine months of pregnancy—at home, in the office, over the holidays, in restaurants. Thorough chapters are devoted to nutrition, including all the latest facts on superfoods, food trends, food safety, foods to chow down on, foods (and drinks) to limit, and those to cut out altogether. How to eat well when you’re too green to come face-to-fork with broccoli, or too bloated to eat at all. How to eat well on a budget. On the run. Whether you’re vegan or a red-meat eater, a carb craver or a gluten-free girl, a confirmed fast-food junkie or slow-food foodie. Readers hungry for nutritional facts (which vitamins and minerals the pregnant body needs and where to find them) will get their fill of those, too. Plus, how to put it all together with dozens of practical tips and 175 recipes that are as delicious as they are nutritious, as easy to love as they are easy to make. At the heart of the book are hundreds of pressing questions that every reader has: Do I have to skip my morning latte—or my afternoon energy drinks? I’m too sick to look at a salad, never mind eat one—do I have to? Help! I’m entering my second trimester, and I’m losing weight, not gaining. How do I get enough calcium if I’m lactose intolerant? Written with Heidi Murkoff’s trademark warmth, empathy, reassurance, and humor, it is the must-have guide for a new generation of moms-to-be.

What to Expect When You're Expecting

release date: Sep 01, 2018
What to Expect When You're Expecting
Totally revised and updated for a new generation of expectant mothers and fathers. The world's favourite pregnancy book just got better. What to Expect When You're Expecting has long been the go-to manual for parents-to-be around the world. With detailed week-by-week explanations of what is happening to mother and baby, and advice backed by the latest research - think preparation, diet, self-care and complications - this book reassures parents while it tackles problems and addresses issues particular to today's technological, multicultural and rapidly changing society - from the use of alternative medicine and assisted conception, to options for labour, delivery and much more. This edition has been revised and adapted to meet best Australian practice.

What to Expect: Before You're Expecting 2nd Edition

release date: Sep 06, 2018
What to Expect: Before You're Expecting 2nd Edition
From Heidi Murkoff, author of the world's bestselling pregnancy and parenting books, comes the must-have guide every expectant couple needs before they even conceive - the first step in What to Expect: What to Expect Before You're Expecting. Medical groups now recommend that all hopeful parents plan for baby-making at least three months before they begin trying. And who better to guide want-to-be mums and dads step-by-step through the preconception (and conception) process than Heidi Murkoff? It's all here. Everything couples need to know before sperm and egg meet. Packed with the same kind of reassuring, empathic and practical information and advice that readers have come to expect from What to Expect, only sooner. Which baby-friendly foods to order up (say yes to yams) and which fertility-busters to avoid (see you later, saturated fat); lifestyle adjustments that you'll want to make (cut back on cocktails and caffeine) and those you can probably skip (that switch to boxer shorts). How to pinpoint ovulation, keep on-demand sex sexy, and separate conception fact from myth. With fully updated information on immunisation, genetic screening, Zika, ovulation tracking, how fertility can be affected by travel as well as BPA and phthalates, plus when to seek help and the latest on high- and low-tech fertility treatments - from IVF to surrogacy and more. Complete with a fill-in fertility journal to keep track of the baby-making adventure and special tips throughout for hopeful dads. Next step? What to Expect When You're Expecting, of course.

What to Expect When You're Expecting: 5th Edition of the World's Bestselling Pregnancy Book

release date: Aug 20, 2018
What to Expect When You're Expecting: 5th Edition of the World's Bestselling Pregnancy Book
Totally revised and updated for a new generation of expectant mothers and fathers. The world's favourite pregnancy book just got better. What to Expect When You're Expecting has long been the go-to manual for parents-to-be around the world. With detailed week-by-week explanations of what is happening to mother and baby, and advice backed by the latest research - think preparation, diet, self-care and complications - this book reassures parents while it tackles problems and addresses issues particular to today's technological, multicultural and rapidly changing society - from the use of alternative medicine and assisted conception, to options for labour, delivery and much more. This edition has been revised and adapted to meet best Australian practice.

What to Expect the First Year

release date: Jun 01, 2015
What to Expect the First Year
The new, fully updated edition of What to Expect the First Year - a must-have for all parents. The completely revised third edition of What to Expect the First Year has arrived! With over 10.5 million copies in print, What to Expect the First Year is the world's best-selling, best-loved guide for parents. Now, it's better than ever: every parent's must-have/go-to book is fully revised and updated and comprehensively adapted for Australian readers. With its trademark month-by-month format which allows parents to take the potentially overwhelming first year one step at a time, What to Expect the First Year is easy to use and packed with practical tips, realistic advice, and relatable, accessible information. Offering advice, information and guidance on everything you need to know , including the care (and feeding) of your infant; monthly growth and development; feeding for every age and stage; sleep strategies that really work; and the very best ways to stimulate your baby (and have fun at the same time!). Filled with the most practical tips (how to give a bath, decode your baby's crying, and when to return to work), the most up-to-date medical advice (the latest on vaccines, vitamins, illnesses, SIDS and safety), and much, much more, What to Expect the First Year is the instructions that babies don't come with, but every new parent needs.

What to Expect When You're Expecting 5th Edition

release date: Jan 12, 2017
What to Expect When You're Expecting 5th Edition
FULLY REVISED AND UPDATED 5TH EDITION OF THE WORLD'S BESTSELLING PREGNANCY GUIDE. 'My best friend during my pregnancy' Mariella Frostrup With 18.5 million copies in print, What to Expect When You’re Expecting is read by 93 per cent of women who read a pregnancy book and was named one of the ‘Most Influential Books of the Last 25 Years’ by USA Today. This cover-to-cover new edition is filled with must-have information, advice, insight, and tips for a new generation of parents. With Heidi Murkoff's trademark warmth, empathy, and humour, What to Expect When You're Expecting answers every conceivable question expectant parents could have, including dozens of new ones based on the ever-changing pregnancy and birthing practices, and choices they face. Advice for partners is fully integrated throughout the book. All medical coverage is completely updated for the UK, including the latest on prenatal screening and the safety of medications during pregnancy, as well as a brand-new section on postpartum birth control. Current lifestyle trends are incorporated, too: juice bars, raw diets, e-cigarettes, push presents, baby bump posting, the lowdown on omega-3 fatty acids, grass-fed and organic, health food fads, and GMOs. Plus expanded coverage of IVF pregnancy, multiple pregnancies, breastfeeding while pregnant, water and home births, and cesarean trends (including VBACs and ‘gentle caesareans’). The best pregnancy guide just got even better.

What to Expect: The Congratulations, You're Expecting! Gift Set

release date: Jun 14, 2016
What to Expect: The Congratulations, You're Expecting! Gift Set
The perfect gift for expecting parents: a slipcased set of the bestselling pregnancy and parenting guides. Gift set includes What to Expect When You're Expecting, 5th Edition and What to Expect: The First Year, 3rd Edition, the most beloved and trusted guides. An ideal baby shower gift, these books answer all the questions of mothers- and fathers-to-be and new parents. What to Expect When You're Expecting is the choice of 93% of women who read a pregnancy book, is the book most recommended by doctors, and was named one of the "Most Influential Books of the Last 25 Years" by USA Today.

What to Expect: The Second Year

release date: Mar 01, 2012
What to Expect: The Second Year
The international super-successful What to Expectbrand has delivered again - announcing the arrival of a brand-new member of family: What to Expect the Second Year. This essential sequel to What to Expect the First Year picks up the action at baby's first birthday, and takes parents through what can only be called 'the wonder year' - 12 jam-packed (and jam-smeared) months of memorable milestones (from first steps to first words, first scribbles to first friends), lightning-speed learning, endless explorations driven by insatiable curiosity. Not to mention a year of challenges, both for toddlers and the parents who love them, but don't always love their behaviour (picky eating, negativity, separation anxiety, bedtime battles, biting, and tantrums). Comprehensive, reassuring, empathetic, realistic and practical, What to Expect the Second Yearis filled with solutions, strategies, and plenty of parental pep talks. It helps parents decode the fascinating, complicated, sometimes maddening, always adorable little person last year's baby has become. From the first birthday to the second, this must-have book covers everything parents need to know in an easy-to-access, topic-by-topic format, with chapters on growth, feeding, sleeping, behaviours of every conceivable kind, discipline (including teaching right from wrong), and keeping a toddler healthy and safe as he or she takes on the world. There's a developmental time line of the second year plus special 'milestone' boxes throughout that help parents keep track of their toddler's development. Thinking of travelling with tot in tow? There's a chapter for that, too.

What to Expect the Second Year

release date: Apr 15, 2011
What to Expect the Second Year
The complete why, when, and how-to guide for parenting a one-year-old. When will my 13-month-old start to walk? Shouldn’t my 14-month-old be talking already? How can I get my picky eater to pick something besides pasta? Sure, I can ignore a tantrum at home—but what am I supposed to do in the middle of the mall? Why does my toddler have such a hard time sharing? Taking turns? Playing nicely? When should we break the bottle habit . . . and what about the pacifier? How do I get my almost-two-year-old to settle down for bed—and stay asleep all night? Just in time for those first steps, here’s the next step in What to Expect. Picking up the action at baby’s first birthday, What to Expect the Second Year is the complete guide to the “wonder year”—twelve jam-packed months of amazing milestones, lightning-speed learning, and endless discoveries. Filled with must-have information on everything from feeding (tips to tempt picky palates) to sleep (how to get more of it), talking (decoding those first words) to behavior (defusing those first tantrums). Plus, how to keep your busy one-year-old safe and healthy.

The What to Expect Babysitter and Nanny Handbook

release date: Oct 16, 2010
The What to Expect Babysitter and Nanny Handbook
Marrying the reassuring authority and trust of all the WHAT TO EXPECT books with a lively, accessible voice, THE WHAT TO EXPECT BABYSITTER AND NANNY HANDBOOK contains everything a childcarer needs to know when minding a child, from newborn to toddler. Packed with information, it covers all the basics and so much more. Topics include: how to keep a child safe and what to do in an emergency; the top five reasons babies cry, and eleven surefire ways to calm them down; taming temper tantrums and tempting the fussy eater; how to talk to a baby and how to get a toddler talking; bathing, potty training, sibling disputes; rainy-day activities and how to comfort a child; and how to build a happy and healthy relationship with the child's family.

What To Expect The 1st Year [rev Edition]

release date: Jul 15, 2010
What To Expect The 1st Year [rev Edition]
With over 7 million copies sold worldwide, WHAT TO EXPECT THE 1st YEAR is one of the world's bestselling books on infant care - and it has now been updated and revised throughout by Heidi Murkoff. This comprehensive and practical month-by-month guide clearly explains everything parents need to know - or might be worrying about - in the first year with a new baby. The book covers monthly growth and development, feeding for every age and stage, and sleep strategies that really work. It is filled with the most practical tips (how to give a bath, decode your baby's crying, what to buy for baby, and when to return to work) and the most up-to-date medical advice (the latest on vaccines, vitamins, illnesses, SIDS, safety, and more). Featuring dozens of Q&A sections, as well as a first-aid guide and charts on monthly growth and development, feeding and sleeping habits, this is the only book on infant care to address both the physical and the emotional needs of the whole family. Covering the most up-to-date knowledge, both medical and developmental, WHAT TO EXPECT THE 1st YEAR is, above all, down-to-earth and reassuring - and an invaluable aid for all parents of new babies.

Qu Puedes Esperar Cuando Ests Esperando

release date: Mar 15, 2010
Qu Puedes Esperar Cuando Ests Esperando
Announcing the new Spanish-language translation of What to Expect When You're Expecting: 4th Edition, America's pregnancy bible with over 16 million copies in print. Originally published as Que se Puede Esperar Cuando Se Esta Esperando, this new edition is a livelier, less formal, altogether more user-friendly Spanish-language version. Approximately 1 million Hispanic-American women give birth each year. This is a book for the mother-to-be who either doesn't speak English or doesn't feel comfortable with her English; for the doctor who is having trouble communicating with a patient; for the expectant parents at a stressful time when what's most familiartheir first languageis most welcome. The book will be the book to turn to for the broad range of Spanish-speaking Americans in the United Statesbe they Puerto Ricans in the Northeast, Cuban-Americans in Florida, Mexican-Americans on the west coast, Dominicans, and Spanish-speaking Americans of Spanish, and Central and South American descent.

What to Expect the First Year [Third Edition]; most trusted baby advice book

release date: Jun 01, 2015
What to Expect the First Year [Third Edition]; most trusted baby advice book
The world's best-selling, best-loved month-by-month guide for parents, comprehensively adapted for Australian readers. At last, the instructions that babies don't come with, but that every new parent needs! This best-loved baby guide - and follow-up to What to Expect When You're Expecting - offers everything you want to know about the care (and feeding) of your infant. What to Expect the First Year covers monthly growth and development, feeding for every age and stage, sleep strategies that really work, and the very best ways to stimulate your baby (and have fun at the same time!). Filled with the most practical tips (how to pump up your milk supply, give a bath, make your own baby food, cope with colic), and the most up-to-date medical advice (car seats, safety around the house, vaccines, vitamins, common illnesses, preventing SIDS), this bestselling guide is a must-have for new parents. With over 10.5 million copies in print, What to Expect the First Year is the world's most popular baby guide. 'Packed with helpful information for all parents, What to Expect the First Year is an invaluable companion to parents as they navigate the first 12 months of their child's life.'Dr Jonny Taitz, MBChB, FRACP, FCP(SA), FAAQHC, AFRACMA, Consultant Paediatrician

Qué Puedes Esperar Cuando Estás Esperando

release date: Mar 15, 2010
Qué Puedes Esperar Cuando Estás Esperando
Esta traducción al español del libro considerado como la biblia del embarazo en Norteamérica con más 19 millones de copias impresas, What to Expect When You’re Expecting: 4th Edition, es más vital, menos formal y más sencilla de entender de manera general que cualquier otra anterior. Es un libro dirigido a padres que esperan un bebé y quienes no dominan el inglés o quienes, en un momento de estrés como este, prefieren lo que les resulta más familiar – su primer idioma. Está repleto de información actualizada no sólo sobre lo nuevo que se sabe sobre el embarazo, pero también sobre los temas que son relevantes para las embarazadas. Heidi Murkoff ha respondido decenas de nuevas preguntas e incluido nuevos materiales requeridos por los lectores, como, por ejemplo, una sección detallada en todos los capítulos sobre cada mes del embarazo sobre el desarrollo fetal en cada una de las semanas de este, un capítulo expandido sobre la pre-concepción y uno completamente nuevo sobre embarazos múltiples. Siendo más completa, reconfortante y empática que todas las anteriores, esta edición incorpora nuevos descubrimientos en obstetricia y toca diferentes tendencias actuales (desde el tatuaje y otras modificaciones corporales hasta el Botox y la aromaterapia). Hay mucho más que antes sobre temas prácticos (incluyendo una sección aumentada sobre cuestiones relacionadas con el sitio laboral), físicos (con más síntomas y soluciones para estos), emocionales (más consejos sobre cómo navegar la montaña rusa emocional), nutricionales (desde la dieta baja en carbohidratos hasta la vegana y desde la comida chatarra hasta la adicción a la cafeína) y sexuales (lo que es excitante y lo que no lo es al hacer el amor durante el embarazo), así como mucho más apoyo para ese muy importante socio en la maternidad: el papá. Con derroche de consejos útiles y humor (el mejor amigo de una mujer embarazada), esta nueva edición es más asequible y fácil de usar que en el pasado. Es todo lo que los padres esperan de Que puedes esperar . . . durante el embarazo, pero mucho mejor. This Spanish-language translation of What to Expect When You're Expecting: 4th Edition, America's pregnancy bible with over 19 million copies in print, is livelier, less formal, and altogether more user-friendly than ever before. It’s a book for expectant parents who don’t speak English or who, at a stressful time, find that what's most familiar—their first language—is most welcome. It's filled with up-to-date information reflecting not only what's new in pregnancy but what's relevant to pregnant women. Heidi Murkoff has answered dozens of new questions and included loads of new asked-for material, such as a detailed week-by-week fetal development section in each of the monthly chapters, an expanded chapter on pre-conception, and a brand-new one on carrying multiples. More comprehensive, reassuring, and empathetic than ever, this edition incorporates recent developments in obstetrics and addresses current lifestyle trends (from tattooing and belly piercing to Botox and aromatherapy). There's more than ever on pregnancy matters practical (including an expanded section on workplace concerns), physical (with more symptoms, more solutions), emotional (more advice on riding the mood roller coaster), nutritional (from low-carb to vegan, from junk food–dependent to caffeine-addicted), and sexual (what's hot and what's not in pregnant lovemaking), as well as much more support for that very important partner in parenting, the dad-to-be. Overflowing with tips, helpful hints, and humor (a pregnant woman's best friend), this new edition is more accessible and easier to use than ever before. It's everything parents-to-be have come to expect from What to Expect . . . only better.

What to Expect When You're Expecting 4th Edition

release date: Feb 18, 2010
What to Expect When You're Expecting 4th Edition
We're expecting again! Announcing the COMPLETELY REVISED AND UPDATED FOURTH EDITION of this bestselling pregnancy book. This is a cover-to-cover, chapter-by-chapter, line-by-line revision and update. It's a new book for a new generation of expectant mums, featuring a fresh perspective and a friendlier-than-ever voice. Heidi Murkoff has rewritten every section of the book, answering dozens of new questions and including loads of new asked-for material, such as a detailed week-by-week foetal development section in each of the monthly chapters, an expanded chapter on pre-conception, and a brand new one on carrying multiples. The Fourth Edition incorporates the most recent developments in obstetrics and addresses the most current lifestyle trends (from tattooing and belly piercing to Botox and aromatherapy). There's more than ever on pregnancy matters practical (including an expanded section on workplace concerns), physical (with more symptoms, more solutions), emotional (advice on riding the mood roller coaster), nutritional (from low-carb to vegan, from junk food-dependent to caffeine-addicted), and sexual (what's hot and what's not in pregnant lovemaking), as well as much more support for that very important partner in parenting, the dad-to-be. Overflowing with tips, helpful hints and humour (a pregnant woman's best friend), this new edition is more accessible and easier to use than ever before. It's everything parents-to-be have come to expect from What to Expect...only better.

What to Expect the Toddler Years

release date: Dec 20, 2009
What to Expect the Toddler Years
Covering years two and three of a child's life, this comprehensive guide for parents of toddlers contains useful information about sleeping problems, discipline, toilet training, handling tantrums, and speech development.

What to Expect: The Toddler Years 2nd Edition

release date: Aug 03, 2009
What to Expect: The Toddler Years 2nd Edition
Overflowing with intelligence and good common sense, this comprehensive guide provides clear explanations and useful guidelines on everything a parent might want to know about the second and third years of their child's life. On a month-by-month basis, WHAT TO EXPECT THE TODDLER YEARS explains what a toddler will be able to do at that age, and what to expect in the months ahead. Featuring topics from potty-training to sleeping problems, disciplining to how to encourage learning and thinking, this book covers it all - including invaluable advice on how parents can make time for themselves in the midst of it all. Answering parents'questions such as 'How can I get my toddler talking?' and 'My toddler is a fussy eater - how can I be sure he's eating what he should?', WHAT TO EXPECT THE TODDLER YEARS is an essential guide to keeping a toddler safe, healthy and - above all - happy.

The What to Expect Pregnancy Journal & Organizer

release date: Jan 01, 2007
The What to Expect Pregnancy Journal & Organizer
Introducing the totally revised and updated WHAT TO EXPECT PREGNANCY JOURNAL & ORGANIZER-- with 715,000 copies in print, it's the perfect gift and popular companion to "What to Expect When You're Expecting. Lightweight and sized to fit into a tote or briefcase, this handy planner is an expectant mom's best friend from conception through labor and delivery. For the new edition, the text has been brought completely up to date in accordance with the information in the recently revised third edition of "What to Expect When You're Expecting. Featuring prompted pages, checklists, and a weekly write-in pregnancy and labor journal, this is the best way for mothers-to-be to keep track of important dates, questions to ask the doctor, medications, milestones, childbirth class notes, shopping lists, phone numbers, and everything else that comes with the nine months of pregnancy. The journal/organizer's compact design ensures it can go everywhere mom goes. After baby's arrival, it becomes an instant keepsake.

What to Expect: The Toddler Years 3rd Edition

release date: Apr 13, 2023
What to Expect: The Toddler Years 3rd Edition
Overflowing with intelligence and good common sense, this comprehensive guide provides clear explanations and useful guidelines on everything a parent might want to know about the second and third years of their child's life. On a month-by-month basis, What to Expect: The Toddler Years explains what a toddler will be able to do at that age, and what to expect in the months ahead. Featuring topics from potty-training to sleeping problems, disciplining to how to encourage learning and thinking, this book covers it all - including invaluable advice on how parents can make time for themselves in the midst of it all. Answering parents' questions such as 'How can I get my toddler talking?' and 'My toddler is a fussy eater - how can I be sure he's eating what he should?', What to Expect: The Toddler Years is an essential guide to keeping a toddler safe, healthy and - above all - happy.
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