Author(s): Bec Judd
What you're not expecting, when you're expecting ... Bec Judd has been pregnant quite a lot: three pregnancies, three deliveries and four gorgeous newborn babies. From carrying a baby, delivering it, feeding it and raising it, Bec has experienced almost everything motherhood can throw at you and she wants to share the secrets and stories that she has learned along the way. Not to mention all those things about pregnancy, birth and motherhood that often come as a complete surprise. Join Bec and her dream team of experts (an obstetrician, a midwife, an ultrasound specialist, a women's health physio and a paediatric sleep specialist) as they take you month by month through your pregnancy. They will share their insider advice on the best ways to eat for two (or three ), stay in shape and get you and your baby sleeping well. This comprehensive handbook contains a wealth of honest, practical and sometimes hilarious advice to prepare you and your baby for life after birth.
Rebecca Judd is one of Australia's best-known personalities, working as a television presenter and brand ambassador for some of the country's biggest companies. She is also a mum to four young children. In 2008 Bec moved to Melbourne from her hometown of Perth with husband Chris, and consequently undertook ambassador roles with some of Australia's best-known brands. She can be seen on Channel Nine as the host of popular travel show Postcards and previously as the weekend weather presenter, and you can hear her on KIIS FM radio as the co-host for the 3PM Pick-Up and on the incredibly popular Mamamia podcast Hello Bump. Bec's fashion and lifestyle blog, Rebecca Judd Loves (RJL), is one of the most read blogs in Australia.Bec's passion for interior design and her distinct sense of style have led to many notable opportunities. She has designed multiple sell-out ranges of bedding and soft furnishings for Adairs and worked with highly regarded property developer R.Corp.Rebecca has a Bachelor of Science Degree (HCS) and has worked as a speech pathologist at The Alfred Hospital and Cabrini Hospital in Melbourne. Her greatest achievements to date are her children, Oscar, Billie, and twins Tom and Darcy.Instagram: @becjudd Facebook: www.facebook.com/rebeccajuddloveswww.rebeccajuddloves.com
The accidental mum Before the bumpMonth 1 (weeks 1-4)Month 2 (weeks 5-8)Month 3 (weeks 9-13)Month 4 (weeks 14-17)Month 5 (weeks 18-21)Month 6 (weeks 22-26)Month 7 (weeks 27-30) Month 8 (weeks 31-35)Month 9 (weeks 36-40)The big day Your first few days as a mum Recovery Home timeFinal thoughts