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9 Months In, 9 Months Out: A Scientist's Tale of Pregnancy and Parenthood

Vanessa LoBue

Abstract

9 Months In, 9 Months Out is a month-to-month real-time account of pregnancy and first-time parenthood that integrates the science of infant and child development with the personal journey involved in becoming a parent. Expertise can explain the science of what’s happening to a fetus or a baby throughout development, but all the science in the world can’t tell you what it feels like to have a baby: the pang of morning sickness, the pain of labor, the excitement of birth, and the joy that comes from seeing your baby’s first smile. This book is about pregnancy and first-time parenthood and what ... More

Keywords: parenting, pregnancy, prenatal development, newborns, birth

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190863388
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190863388.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Vanessa LoBue, author
Associate Professor of Psychology and Director, Child Study Center, Rutgers University