Books can be your best friends when you are alone. They will give you knowledge and time just flies. They are your best companions. Just relax in a chair and read a book. Reading a right kind of book during early days of pregnancy can actually help you to sail this wonderful journey of pregnancy easily. You will know what changes will happen to you, and you will be well prepared to face them. Every month there will be a change in you. If you are well read, and well informed then there won’t be any confusion and anxiety. There are many book on pregnancy available in the market. They range from humor to spiritual, and factual. Keep reading lot of books and sail your journey of pregnancy with ease.
10 Must-Read Pregnancy Books For Expecting Moms and Dads
There are many Best books for new moms. There are many Indian books available for expecting Moms and Dads. There is a genre of books from humor to Indian mythology which give knowledge on pregnancy.
1. Belly Laughs: Naked truth about Pregnancy and Childbirth:
The author “Jenny McCarthy” of this book shares her experience in every month that she goes through in a very humorous way. This book states many facts about pregnancy and sex during pregnancy, the various hormonal changes that a woman goes through in a very lighter way. This book is a must read for all the pregnant woman.
2. INA May’s Guide to Childbirth:
This book is written by the author Ina May Gaskin. In this book she writes about the benefits of a natural delivery. This book gives complete information about nutrition, the various emotional and hormonal changes that a would-be-mother goes through. The author’s sense of humor helps you to come out of the fear of labor and child birth.
3. The Expectant Father: The Ultimate Guide for Dads-to-Be
This book is for dads-to-be. This book focuses on the emotional and financial pressures which a father to be goes through. This book also is a learning guide on how the would-be fathers should support their spouses during their pregnancy. This book gives excellent guidance to the fathers-to-be and boosts their confidence to take up their fatherhood.
4. Dad’s Pregnant Too:
This book is written by Harlan Cohen. This is a complete information hub for fathers-to-be. You will learn right from the first pregnancy test to seducing your partner. You will also understand how the labor happens and how to welcome your new born and child care. You will not get such comprehensive information anywhere. It’s a must read for all the fathers-to-be.
5. Pregnancy Blues: What Every Woman Needs to Know about Depression during Pregnancy
This book is written by Shaila Kulkarni Misri who is a doctor herself. She is a reproductive psychiatrists. In her book she gives insights about the various fears, joys and excitement that a would-be-parent goes through. She shares knowledge on postpartum depression (PPD). According to Dr.Misri, 70% of the pregnant woman goes through depression. This book challenges the myths associated with PPD and throws light on the actual situation.
6. Fearless Pregnancy: Wisdom and Reassurance from a Doctor, a Midwife, and a Mom
This book is written by Victoria Clayton, Stuart Fischbein, and Joyce Weckl. The author makes a genuine effort to put an end to the myths and fears associated with pregnancy. This book gives a complete information on diet, weight gain, and exercises during pregnancy, risk of miscarriage, etc. The author is a doctor herself and gives medical advice and correct information about pregnancy.
7. The Baby Bump: 100s of Secrets to Surviving Those 9 Long Months
This book is written by Cynthia Gabriel. This book baby bump gives complete information about pregnancy right from the time the lady conceives and delivers a baby. There are many inspiring stories, the check lists to be maintained for birth plan, a tracker to maintain countdown, and I also speaks about the diet, the week-after week baby development and how to have a normal delivery.
8. Pregnancy Miracle Book
This book is written by Lisa Olson. This book focuses on an all-together different view point. This book is for those who are struggling with infertility issues. This book states the various reasons for infertility and how couples struggle hard for parenthood. It also refers to some clinically proven methods to cure your partner’s infertility problems.
9. The Nourishing Traditions Book of Baby & Child Care
This book is written by Sally Fallon Morell and Thomas S. Cowan. This book focuses on the nutritional values of the food intake right from the time the lady conceives and talks about every aspect of parenthood. This book gives all the necessary information on nutritional food (vitamins, good fats, and minerals). The author is no in favor of vaccinations. However it is at your discretion.
10. What to Eat When You’re Pregnant
A Week-by-Week Guide to Support Your Health and Your Baby’s development. This book is written by Nicole M. Avena. The author has written 50 nutritious recipes to support you and your baby. This book gives a trimester wise guidance as to what to eat and what not to eat. Eating right food has a great impact on you, your baby and your appearance.