Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong--And What You Really Need to Know

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Pregnant women are often treated as if they were children, given long lists of items to avoidalcohol, caffeine, sushiwithout any real explanation from their doctors. They hear frightening and contradictory myths about everything from weight gain to sleeping on your back from friends and pregnancy books. Economist Emily Oster believes there is a better way. She reveals that the information given to pregnant women is sometimes wrong and almost always oversimplified, and she debunks a host of standardre commendations on ...

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Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong--And What You Really Need to Know
2014, Penguin Books, New York

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Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong--And What You Really Need to Know
2013, Blackstone Audiobooks

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