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Latest What to Expect When You're Expecting Stories

2008-07-02 06:01:01

By Liz Szabo One month before her baby was due, Ebony Perry developed a violent stomach flu and abdominal cramps. Although Perry was frightened, she knew just where to turn for advice: her copy of Baby Basics, an easy-to-read pregnancy primer from the author of What to Expect When You're Expecting. Perry, who read that her cramps were probably contractions brought on by dehydration, went immediately to the hospital. Without the book, she says, she might have gone into pre-term...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.