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Australia's top-selling, most respected pregnancy book - revised and expanded.

Kaz Cooke gives you the up-to-date lowdown on pregnancy, birth and coping when you first get home. No bossy-boots rules, just lots of cartoons and the soundest, sanest, wittiest advice you'll ever get. Everything you need to know about the scary parts, the funny parts and your private parts.

The latest edition of Up the Duff has week-by-week info on what's happening to you and the baby; Hermoine and the Modern Girl's hilarious pregnancy diary AND how to prepare for pregnancy and the baby; info on conceiving and IVF; crying, eating, weeing, working, blokes, bosoms, busybodies and bunny-rugs; nausea and other 'side effects'; tests: what they're like and what they're for; the best services, websites and books on everything; stretch marks; 'natural childbirth' vs medical intervention; baby clothes and nappies; travel, safety, and how to be rude to complete strangers; labour, caesareans and pain relief; breastfeeding and what it's like with a newborn baby.

Reviews

This terrific read may just extract a small, as well as inform and advise you.

Australian Mother and Baby

Like a girlfriend telling you the truth, and nothing but the truth.

B Magazine

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Formats & editions

  • Trade Paperback

    9780670072347

    March 2, 2009

    Viking Australia

    560 pages

    RRP $55.00

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