Emily Oster,: Expecting Better : Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong--And What You Really Need to Know
Gives moms-to-be a big helping of peace of mind! Harvey Karp M.D., bestselling author of "The Happiest Baby on the Block" Pregnancy unquestionably one of the most profound, meaningful experiences of adulthood can reduce otherwise intelligent women to, well, babies.Pregnant women are told to avoid cold cuts, sushi, alcohol, and coffee without ever being told "why" these are forbidden. Rules for prenatal testing are similarly unexplained. Moms-to-be desperately want a resource that empowers them to make their own right choices. When award-winning economist Emily Oster was a mom-to-be herself, she evaluated the data behind the accepted rules of pregnancy, and discovered that most are often misguided and some are just flat-out wrong. Debunking myths and explaining everything from the real effects of caffeine to the surprising dangers of gardening, "Expecting Bettering "is the book for every pregnant woman who wants to enjoy a healthy and relaxed pregnancy and the occasional glass of wine."
Shizuka Kusano is one of the most admired and recognized textile artists in Japan today. With the publication of The Fine Art of Kimono Embroidery, readers in the West will come to know and appreciate her work for its great beauty and grace. Kusano's canvases are kimono, obi (the sash used to tie the kimono) and tapestries, on which she creates extraordinary compositions in brilliant color and subtle tones, with a rich contrast in textures. Her themes are drawn from Japanese poetry, literature and art, and feature such seasonal motifs as trees, flowers, birds, and If you know the enemy and know yourself, your victory will not stand in doubt; if you know Heaven and know Earth, you may make your victory complete (Sun Tzu, The Art of War). "Empires of the Dragon", the new companion book for "Field of Glory", reveals the secrets of the armies of Asia, from the samurai of Japan and the forces of the Qin to the elephant hordes of India and Thailand. With historical overviews, maps and Expecting Better : Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong--And What You Really Need to Know free ebook artwork, and details for hundreds of new troop types, generals now have everything they need to know to command or crush the empires of the Far East.
Author: Emily Oster,
Number of Pages: 313 pages
Published Date: 24 Jun 2014
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Country: New York, United States
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