What to Expect When You’re Expecting Giveaway

What to Expect When You’re Expecting is a thorough guide to pregnancy that has been tremendously popular for over twenty years–and this week their website, What to Expect, is sponsoring a giveaway! We’re throwing in a few copies of our book, The Eco-nomical Baby Guide, to sweeten the winnings for two lucky readers. There are multiple ways to enter so get in on the action!

Prize #1
What to Expect Before You’re Expecting (+ a copy of our book, The Eco-nomical Baby Guide: Down to Earth Ways for Parents to Save Money and the Planet)

For women who are planning conception and pregnancy, What to Expect Before You’re Expecting is a great resource. It provides tips on everything from nutrition to medical care for women (and men) in the months before you get pregnant. And it will help you make the good choices that will lead to a healthier newborn. For couples hoping to conceive quickly, Murkoff educates readers about how to pinpoint ovulation cycles to raise your odds of getting pregnant.

As for our book, The Eco-nomical Baby Guide, we’ve spoken to many women who received it late in their pregnancies only to wish that they would have read it months earlier. Why not learn about cloth diapers and used baby gear before you’re dealing with morning sickness and exhaustion? We hope that having the book far in advance will allow you to gather up the new and used green gear you need while saving thousands of dollars.

Prize #2
What to Expect When You’re Expecting(+ a copy of our book, The Eco-nomical Baby Guide: Down to Earth Ways for Parents to Save Money and the Planet)

What to Expect When You’re Expecting is read by over 90% of pregnant women who read pregnancy books and has been on the New York Times bestseller list for decades. So what can you expect from the book? The book is organized into monthly chapters which provide information about how you may feel, common questions, a week-by-week guide to baby’s fetal development, and information about what your midwife or doctor is likely to say during that phase of pregnancy. The book also addresses childbirth plus the emotional and physical issues that couples face in the postpartum period. The question and answer format helped me pick out sections that were relevant to my pregnancy. I was too overwhelmed and exhausted by growing a fetus to actually read any book cover to cover so I appreciated being able to easily reference what I was looking for.

We wish every newly pregnant woman could get a free copy of The Eco-nomical Baby Guide, just to have access to humble, humorous, hands-on advice for gearing up green on a budget. Since we can’t just stand on the corner and hand these out to pregnant passers-by, we’ve decided to send one to accompany What to Expect When You’re Expecting in this giveaway. We hope you can win!

Whether you’re lucky enough to win one of the prizes or not, you should know that What to Expect online now offers heaps of free information for expectant women and new parents. You can pick up a copy of many What to Expect books on Amazon for less than nine bucks and The Eco-nomical Baby Guide is currently on sale for less than eight dollars. (And it will save you much, much more than what you pay for it!)

Enter the What to Expect When You’re Expecting (and the Eco-nomical Baby Guide) Giveaway!

Each comment counts as an entry. You can enter up to four times. Here’s how:

1. Simply post a comment

2. Like the Green Baby Guide on Facebook (then tell us you did it in a separate comment)

3. Visit the What to Expect website and comment on what you learned.

4. Spread the news about the giveaway! Email someone, post it on Facebook, tweet it, blog it, or send someone a message about it via carrier pigeon. (And again, don’t forget to tell us all about it in the comments!)

This contest ends on Thursday, August 11th, and is only open to U.S. Residents.

Great luck!

Great luck!


  1. Thanks for the giveaway! Hoping to raise my baby due in Dec. “green!”

  2. I like The Green Baby Guide on Facebook Julia Becker jsbecker29 at gmail dot com

  3. Would love to receive these books to give to my soon-to-be-expecting sister and best friend.

  4. I like your blog on FB!

  5. Would love these books! I’m currently trying to conceive our first!

  6. I like your page on facebook already!

  7. Excellent timing! Our little greenie-to-be is due in December 🙂

  8. I’d love to win this for my bestfriend!

  9. I Like the Green Baby Guide on Facebook

  10. Visited the website and learned about the pregnancy diet to share with my bestfriend who is a chef!

  11. I emailed my best friend about this great giveaway!

  12. I lent out my copy of What to Expect and it never came back. A replacement would be nice. 🙂

  13. Awesome! I am expecting my first and have no clue what to expect:)

  14. I’m expecting my first and would love to know what to expect!

  15. I went to the website and learned that there is a lot of great information there!

  16. I’m 15 weeks pregnant and I don’t have a copy of “What to expect…” or the Eco-nomical baby guide. I’d love to have both!

  17. I like the Green Baby Guide on Facebook.

  18. From the website I learned that exercise in pregnancy helps fight fatigue and helps you sleep better.

  19. Would love to win – expecting my first!

  20. what a fabulous giveaway…thanks for the chance!

  21. Thanks for the Giveaway! I would love these books, as I am expecting 🙂
    larajarrette at gmail dot com

  22. Like you on Facebook – Lara J
    larajarrette at gmail dot com

  23. I learned that you can Potty Train a Baby – very interesting!
    larajarrette at gmail dot com

  24. Thanks for the giveaway — I’m halfway there (20 weeks)!

  25. I just checked out their website — I guess the main thing I learned is that it exists! (I suppose I should have guessed…) I’m so glad to have access to all those articles, now — what a great resource!

  26. I just emailed by best friend, who’s hoping to start trying soon….

  27. I would love to win these books.. I have heard great things about them!!

  28. I like you on FB

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