Frankly Pregnant

A Candid, Week-by-Week Guide to the Unexpected Joys, Raging Hormones, and Common Experiences of Pregnancy

Stacy Quarty with Miriam Greene, M.D.

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You’re pregnant. It’s exciting, and a little scary, and you are discovering that your body is doing things that you have never heard about or read about in any pregnancy manual. It would be great if your best girlfriend was going through this with you, but if not, Stacy Quarty is here to give you the truth about pregnancy – raging hormones and all.

Stacy takes readers, week-by-week, through what she was experiencing and thinking about her pregnancy, her body, her husband, and more. She discusses the symptoms of the week (morning sickness, hemorrhoids, enormous breasts); experiences of girlfriends; and anecdotes on everything from cravings to c-sections. An extensive Q&A section includes questions from real women that are embarrassing, odd, and unusual and may include just the question you’ve been too nervous to ask yourself. Throughout the book Dr. Miriam Greene provides a dose of a medical perspective on the adventure of pregnancy.

With warmth, humor, and no shame, Frankly Pregnant takes the myth and mystery out of pregnancy and really tells it like it is.

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Chapter One 
Welcome to the Club
 
Pregnant? Me too! Congratulations!      
 
Are you still in shock? I know I am.      
 
I think I’ve been slightly stunned since getting a positive reading on the pregnancy test. I was in such a rush to get to work the day I took the test that I didn’t wait for the result to develop and left the test in the bathroom. I was almost positive that I was not pregnant. I had already taken a pregnancy test a week prior, which was negative.

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Stacy Quarty with Miriam Greene, M.D.

Stacy Quarty is a mom and graphic designer living and working in Southampton, New York. She hosts a weekly bulletin board on www.FranklyPregnant.com which gets more than 130,000 hits a day, has over 1,000 pregnancy Q&As archived, and continues to grow like an expectant maternal belly.
Miriam Greene, M.D., practices obstetrics and gynecology in Manhattan and is an Assistant Professor at the New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Greene served as a medical consultant and actress on HBO’s Sex and the City and is a medical advisor to Family Circle Magazine.




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Frankly Pregnant
A Candid, Week-by-Week Guide to the Unexpected Joys, Raging Hormones, and Common Experiences of Pregnancy
Stacy Quarty with Miriam Greene, M.D.

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
April 2007
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429907965
ISBN10: 1429907967
272 pages
$7.99

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
March 2006
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312347277
ISBN10: 0312347278
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 272 pages, Includes 24 black-and-white photographs throughout
$18.99
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