YOU: Having a Baby

The Owner's Manual to a Happy and Healthy Pregnancy

YOU: Having a Baby

Few life experiences feature the extreme emotional swings as pregnancy does -- it's a monumental mix of both intense excitement and skip-a-beat anxiety. If you're like most, you scour web sites, read books, browse blogs, and pick the brains of every friend, family member, and store clerk who's ever had a baby. You talk about the ups and downs, the cravings and the nausea, the maternity clothes and the stretch marks. During this 280-or-so day journey, this sometimes-scattered mindset is perfectly natural -- and healthy. But sometimes you need help cutting through the clutter.

Acting as mythbusters for the hundreds of questions surrounding pregnancy with the same scientific, informative, and entertaining ways that have made them America's Doctors, Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Michael Roizen will help ease your tension by teaching you not only about what you can do, but also why you should do it. They'll explore the biology of your body with amazing insights about a cutting-edge new field called epigenetics, which gives you the power to change the genetic destiny of your child. And they'll give you all the ins and outs of nutrition, exercise, hormones, fetal development, and many more pregnancy-related issues. There's even a section for dads.

Using their signature wit and wisdom, they'll test your knowledge, give you oodles of tools you can use, and reassure you that your maternal instincts are usually pretty darn good. After all, the doctors want the exact same thing as you do during this journey -- a healthy baby (and a healthy mom).
  • Simon & Schuster Audio | 
  • 5 disks | 
  • ISBN 9780743573979 | 
  • December 2009
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Daytime TV's Dr. Oz and co-author Dr. Roizen on pregnancy

Find out what's in store for you during your pregnancy with the YOU docs, Mehmet Oz and Mike Roizen.

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About the Authors

Michael F. Roizen
James Robinson

Michael F. Roizen

Michael F. Roizen, MD, is the four-time #1 New York Times bestselling author and co-founder and originator of the popular RealAge.com website. He is Chief Wellness Officer and chair of the Wellness Institute of the Cleveland Clinic and Chief Medical Consultant to The Dr. Oz Show. He currently lives in Shaker Heights, Ohio.

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Mehmet Oz
James Robinson

Mehmet Oz

Mehmet C. Oz, MD, is a New York Times #1 bestselling author and multiple Emmy Award-winning host of The Dr. Oz Show. He is professor and vice chairman of surgery at New York Presbyterian-Columbia University and the director of the Heart Institute. He currently lives in Cliffside Park, New Jersey.

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