Great Books for Pregnant Women

A Listmania! list by Jami (Oregon)
 
Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide (medically updated)
1.  Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide (medically updated) by Janet Whalley
The list author says:
  "A comprehensive, unbiased book every pregnant woman should have.  Take it with you to every dr. appointment and have it by your side at the birth."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)

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The Birth Partner: Everything You Need to Know to Help a Woman Through Childbirth, Second Edition
2.  The Birth Partner: Everything You Need to Know to Help a Woman Through Childbirth, Second Edition by Penny Simkin
The list author says:
  "An excellent book for the partner.  As a doula, I love this book.  I wish every father would read it."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews)

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Ina May's Guide to Childbirth
3.  Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin
The list author says:
  "A good book for building confidence in unmedicated births."
$12.72   Used & New from: $1.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (999 customer reviews)

Your Pregnancy Week By Week, 5th Edition (Your Pregnancy Series)
4.  Your Pregnancy Week By Week, 5th Edition (Your Pregnancy Series) by Glade B. Curtis
The list author says:
  "I loved the weekly drawings of what my baby looked like and how big she was."
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (508 customer reviews)

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Birthing from Within: An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth Preparation
5.  Birthing from Within: An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth Preparation by Pam England
The list author says:
  "Has some great exercises to help you explore your feelings about birth."
$13.85   Used & New from: $0.46
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (296 customer reviews)

The Girlfriends' Guide to Pregnancy: Or everything your doctor won't tell you
6.  The Girlfriends' Guide to Pregnancy: Or everything your doctor won't tell you by Vicki Iovine
The list author says:
  "For when you really need a good laugh.   Fashion advice is way outdated.  Please don't wear stirrup pants or a catsuit while pregnant."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (957 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Active Birth: The New Approach to Giving Birth Naturally (Non)
7.  Active Birth: The New Approach to Giving Birth Naturally (Non) by Janet Balaskas
The list author says:
  "Great book for a woman wanting to have an unmedicated birth."
$12.12   Used & New from: $2.25
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (126 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers : The Most Comprehensive Problem-Solution Guide to Breastfeeding from the Foremost Expert in North America
8.  The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers : The Most Comprehensive Problem-Solution Guide to Breastfeeding from the Foremost Expert in North America by Teresa Pitman
The list author says:
  "I dismissed this at first since it was written by a man, but it was an excellent book.  Definitely biased, but most books on breastfeeding are."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)

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The Happiest Baby on the Block
9.  The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp
The list author says:
  "A wonderful book for the "fourth trimester.""
$11.78   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,663 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

What you wear can change your life
10.  What you wear can change your life by Trinny Woodall
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  "This book has a small section near the back about how to dress during pregnancy."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Baby Bargains: Secrets to Saving 20% to 50% on Baby Furniture, Equipment, Clothes, Toys, Maternity Wear, and Much, Much More!
11.  Baby Bargains: Secrets to Saving 20% to 50% on Baby Furniture, Equipment, Clothes, Toys, Maternity Wear, and Much, Much More! by Alan Fields
The list author says:
  "This was a great guide for saving money when buying all the baby necessities."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (195 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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Does Harvey Karp recommend putting baby to bed asleep or awake? 1 Apr 12, 2014
is the wrapping anything special? 1 Dec 8, 2013
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Swaddling my 10 month old 2 Jul 18, 2009
Welcome to the What You Wear Can Change Your Life forum 0 Nov 9, 2005
Welcome to the Happiest Baby on the Block forum 0 Nov 9, 2005
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