Reading books during pregnancy is the best way to pass the time and to make the most of it. There are hundreds of books out there, on pregnancy. But, which ones should you pick up? Which ones should have the privilege of touching your life? Which ones are the ones to bring both a tear to your eye and a smile to your face?
Here’s making your life easier dear mummy-to-be, here 5 books you need to pick up when pregnant:
1. What to Expect When you’re Expecting
An absolute pregnancy essential, please do pick up ‘What to expect When you’re expecting’. This ingenious little book by Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel is unputdownable. It is a pregnancy guide, week by week and is read by 90% of all pregnant women, all over the world. It is a pregnancy bible and has an answer to any questions that may arise about the baby bump.
2. I’m Pregnant, Not Terminally Ill, You Idiot
This is a book to tickle your funny bone, Mummy. It covers everything, the mood swings, the breakdowns, the drama and the undeniable joy of expecting a little one. Lalita Iyer keeps things light and humorous and makes it difficult for you to part with this book. You will relate to everything in this book of pregnancy truths and smile all through it.
3. Dr Spock’s Baby and Childcare
Elegant and Effective, this book will become best friends with you. This book prepares you for what’s to come, childcare and breastfeeding and everything else you may think of. This book is magical. Interesting and far from fiction, Mummy-to-be, the book of your dream awaits. Read it once, read it twice and do your best at motherhood.
4. Expecting Better
This is for the ones who wish to be ahead of the bunch. With cutting edge research finds and all the go-to information this book is the one to be on the lookout for. Read this book and take awareness to a new level, mummy-to-be. She puts away with all the myths and gives you the latest on pregnancy. You must read this!
5. Dr. R.K.Anand’s Guide to Child Care
It is all you need to help raise your little one. This book is like no other, every aspect of parenting is covered in detail. Read it and understand the why’s of parenting in an engaging and informative way. This phenomenal book needs to be on your shelf.
Read dear mum-to-be, all through your pregnancy and your experience of it will be unmatched.