Author(s): Kaz Cooke
Kaz Cooke gives you the up-to-date lowdown on pregnancy, birth and coping when you first get home. No bossy-boots rules, just lots of cartoons and the soundest, sanest, wittiest advice you'll ever get. Everything you need to know about the scary parts, the funny parts and your private parts.The latest edition of Up the Duff has week-by-week info on what's happening to you and the baby; Hermoine and the Modern Girl's hilarious pregnancy diary AND how to prepare for pregnancy and the baby; info on conceiving and IVF; crying, eating, weeing, working, blokes, bosoms, busybodies and bunny-rugs; nausea and other 'side effects'; tests- what they're like and what they're for; the best services, websites and books on everything; stretch marks; 'natural childbirth' vs medical intervention; baby clothes and nappies; travel, safety, and how to be rude to complete strangers; labour, caesareans and pain relief; breastfeeding and what it's like with a newborn baby.
Kaz Cooke is Australia's #1 trusted advisor for girls and women. Her books have sustained two generations of Australian women with useful info and advice, backed by expert medical and other consultants - delivered in a fun, friendly way. Award-winning and best-selling books include Up The Duff (The Real Guide to Pregnancy), Kidwrangling (Looking After Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers), Girl Stuff (Your Full-on Guide to the Teen Years) and Women's Stuff. Kaz's work is also available in ebook and app form. Kaz's career spans more than 30 years of journalism, writing columns, cartooning, radio shows, book publishing, public speaking and eating toast. She lives with her family in Melbourne. Visit her official page on Facebook, follow on Twitter at reallykazcooke and check out her official site here kazcooke.com.au