Should expecting mothers expect better?

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20SCIB2-articleInlineAfter having a child, Emily Oster began to to question the conventional wisdom given to her by doctors. During her pregnancy, Oster grew uncomfortable with the rules that her doctors were pushing on her and began searching for the evidence behind their advice. In her book Expecting Better, Oster informs mothers-to-be about the pros and cons of certain practices that are not being discussed with them by their doctors. From coffee consumption to eating in the delivery room, this book aims to expose the real evidence (or lack thereof) behind the rules you re supposed to follow while pregnant.