From the moment she discovers she's pregnant, every woman becomes obsessed with the life that's developing inside her. Linda Geddes was different, except that as a journalist writing for New Scientist, she had access to the most up-to-date scientific research. What began as a personal quest to find the truth behind headlines and information that didn't patronise or confuse became a weekly column and is w this brilliant book, answering everything you've ever wondered about having a baby, from the first pregnancy symptoms to birth and through the baby's first year.
Linda Geddes is a London-based journalist writing about biology, medicine and technology. Born in Cambridge, she graduated from Liverpool University with a first-class degree in Cell Biology. She has worked as both news editor and reporter for New Scientist magazine, and has received numerous awards for her journalism, including the Association of British Science Writers' award for Best Investigative Journalism. She is married with two young children, Matilda and Max.
Transworld Publishers Ltd
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Pregnancy & Parenting
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Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group)