Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom is Wrong—and What You Really Need to Know. EXPECTING BETTER is about knowing more in order to worry less. It empowers women with the information they need to make decisions that are right for them. Oster has done the hard work for us, sifting through the data and studies with her proven expertise so that we can ask the right questions, make informed decisions, and stop the unnecessary worry that accompanies so many couples through nine months.
Emily Oster is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and earned her BA and PhD in Economics from Harvard. Oster studies health and development economics including topics like pregnancy, cable television and womens’ power in India and HIV in Africa.