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  • Published: 2 March 2009
  • ISBN: 9780670072347
  • Imprint: Viking Australia
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 560
  • RRP: $55.00
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Up the Duff: The Real Guide to Pregnancy


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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.

  • Pub date: 2 March 2009
  • ISBN: 9780670072347
  • Imprint: Viking Australia
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 560
  • RRP: $55.00

About the Author

Kaz Cooke

Kaz Cooke is a bestselling author and cartoonist whose books have informed and tickled Australians and New Zealanders for more than twenty years. Her books include Up the Duff: The Real Guide to Pregnancy, Babies & Toddlers: The Sequel to Up the Duff, Girl Stuff 8-12, Girl Stuff 13+: Your Full-on Guide to the Teen Years - all updated each year; Women's Stuff, the children's picture books Wanda Linda Goes Beserk and The Terrible Underpants, and the novel Ada. With a background in journalism, she's a mum who enjoys reseach, toast and having a good lie down.

kazcooke.com.au

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Praise for Up the Duff: The Real Guide to Pregnancy

“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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