What to Expect by Heidi Murkoff
Eating Well When You're Expecting

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 3 Critic Reviews



How to navigate healthily and tastily from conception through delivery and beyond-at home or at the office, in restaurants or over the holidays, when you're short on time or money, and when you're too queasy to eat. How to satisfy your taste buds and your baby's nutritional requirements at every meal (and in between). How to keep your weight gain on target, ease pregnancy symptoms, gratify your inner gourmet, and nourish yourself pre-pregnancy and postpartum. Plus the latest lowdown on low carbs, vegetarian diets, caffeine, supplements, food safety, and more. Includes 175 delicious, easy-to-prepare, and nutrition-packed recipes, developed especially for mom-to-be and her baby (but yummy enough to satisfy the whole family). Expect to eat well!

About Heidi Murkoff

See more books from this Author
It all started with a baby…and a book. Heidi Murkoff conceived the idea for What to Expect When You're Expecting during her first pregnancy, when she couldn’t find answers to her questions or reassurance for her worries in the books she’d turned to for much-needed advice. Determined to write a guide that would help other expectant parents sleep better at night, Heidi delivered the proposal for What to Expect When You’re Expecting just hours before delivering her daughter, Emma. Dubbed the “pregnancy bible”, the iconic New York Times bestseller is now in its all-new fourth edition, with over 17 million copies in print, and according to USA Today, is read by 93 percent of women who read a pregnancy book. Other titles in the series include Eating Well When You’re Expecting, What to Expect the First Year, What to Expect Before You’re Expecting (a complete preconception plan), and the newest member of the What to Expect family: What to Expect the Second Year, the must-have guide for parents of toddlers. The What to Expect books have sold more than 34 million copies in the US alone, and are published in over 30 languages. In 2005, Heidi expanded the What to Expect (WTE) brand online with WhatToExpect.com – the interactive, state-of-the-internet companion to the WTE books, and home to a vibrant, vast, yet close-knit community of 3 million parents. In 2009, WTE went mobile with the WTE Pregnancy Tracker (the most popular pregnancy app in the world), the WTE Fertility Tracker, the WTE Baby Name Finder, and the WTE First Year Tracker. Heidi’s passionate commitment to moms and babies led to the creation of the What to Expect Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping underserved families expect healthy pregnancies, safe deliveries, and healthy, happy babies. With a beautiful, culturally appropriate low-literac
Published May 2, 2005 by Workman Publishing Company. 480 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Cooking, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for What to Expect

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

(Shaded boxes throughout the text address the ways in which men can contribute to baby-to-be’s successful arrival.) The text also covers fertility issues, clearly explaining “the biology of baby making” and outlining the options available to couples who are facing conception problems.

Apr 06 2009 | Read Full Review of What to Expect: Eating Well W...

Suite 101

With an upbeat look at pregnancy and all its accompanying concerns, What to Expect When You're Expecting is a useful guide book for new moms and dads.

Feb 15 2012 | Read Full Review of What to Expect: Eating Well W...

The Baltimore Sun

The reviews are lukewarm at best for "What to Expect When You're Expecting," a movie loosely based on the hot-selling book series by Heidi Murkoff.

May 18 2012 | Read Full Review of What to Expect: Eating Well W...

Reader Rating for What to Expect

An aggregated and normalized score based on 95 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes

Rate this book!

Add Review