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The Realities of Motherhood: The Top 20 Things the Baby Books Don't Tell You! [Kindle Edition]

Katrina Abiasi
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Hello Friends!

My name is Katrina Abiasi and I'm the proud mommy of two beautiful kids. However, not too long ago I was a first time mom myself. I understand what it's like so excited yet nervous about first time pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and everything else involved in having a baby!

When I was in the same position as you, I read every baby book and pregnancy guide I could find. The problem was, all those books made pregnancy and being a first time mother seem like a walk in the park! There were no pregnancy books for first time moms that simply told it to you like it is...no BS. So, after having my two kids I decided to do my best to help future mommies by writing this book.

What's Inside The Book:
  • Dealing with the fear of going into labor.
  • How to MAKE SURE your emotionally and financially ready to have your baby.
  • Simple tips to make you a breastfeeding CHAMP!
  • EVERYTHING you need to know about C-Sections.
  • The BEST natural ways to induce labor.
  • No BS - you get the realities of motherhood...the good, the bad, and the ugly.
...And More! 

There's even a FREE BONUS at the beginning of the book!

You are just a few seconds away from starting your childbirth education learning the "secrets" of veteran mommies!

Scroll up and click "Buy Now" to get started!

Good luck!

Katrina Abiasi


Product Details

  • File Size: 142 KB
  • Print Length: 32 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00A9P5682
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #675,624 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good Pregnancy Guide November 19, 2012
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Being pregnant is such a special and blessed occassion. I have the second one on the way, so I decided to be a bit more proactive this time and find some good books to read on the subject. I must say I was pleasantly surprised with how helpful this book was. I particularly enjoyed the sections on Emotional and Physical readiness. This is SO important! You have to "know thyself" before you enter into this amazing journey.

This is a really good pregancy guide that I have already recommended to my friends.
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12 of 14 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Beware: Inaccurate and Poorly Written November 27, 2012
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I am a childbirth educator and I read everything I can get concerning birth. I got this book on my kindle thinking it might have some cool info to share with my students.

This booklet is very brief and is a quick read, which might be good for busy women. [I read it in 10 minutes]. I see other reviewers calling this book "comprehensive" and that actually made me laugh - this is 20 topics covered very briefly and superficially.

Much of the medical information in the book is just wrong - relaxin does not relax muscles [it relaxes ligaments and connective tissues], prostaglandin does not cause dilation and labor [it softens the cervix and ripens it in preparation for labor but does not cause dilation or contractions], there are several innaccuracies on the Cesarean page and the induction page as well.... I could go on. It is just bad information. The author does not have a good grasp of the science and biology involved with pregnancy and the birth process.

She says in the description that this book will have you breastfeeding like a champ. I thought this book was very anti breastfeeding, making it sound like something disgusting and horrible and painful. She devotes more time to how to dry up your milk [and how horribly painful it is] than she does to breastfeeding advice. She is very positive about formula without sharing any of the disadvantages. It would have been fine with me if she had given a balanced view, but she was very negative about breastfeeding.

The writing is not good either. Grammatical errors and poor wording really made it hard to enjoy.

At best, this is bad advice. At worst, it could cause problems for a mom who uses this as her guide.

There are many excellent books out there on pregnancy, but this is definitely not one of them. Look elsewhere.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Pregnancy Books For First Time Moms November 27, 2012
By Dave
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"The Realities of Motherhood" is a good primer that informs the perspective or new mother what she can expect during and after pregnancy.

It starts out with a wake-up call to the short and long term economic realities of becoming a mother. The book addresses and allays many of a new mother's fears about labor, C-Sections and medical problems during delivery. The new mother is also warned about the temporary and the permanent changes to her body that she can expect, from changes in her breast and foot size, to changes in her vision acuity.

The most valuable feature of "The Realities of Motherhood" may be that it reassures the mother-to-be that the strange sensations she is experiencing and will experience are normal and natural.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
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ZOO The Realities of Motherhood is a comprehensive and informative book detailing the expectations, fears and changes that a pregnant woman may encounter during pregnancy and in giving birth.
Speaking bluntly through the eyes of a Mother, Katrina minces no words and outlines what changes can happen in a diverse range of circumstances!
Both emotional and physical readiness are covered in a way that leaves no stone unturned. Rest assured the pregnant woman will find this book a knowledgeable and captivating read.
Well written in a clear methodical way, this is a must have tool-kit for the realities of Motherhood!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars For first time mommies January 9, 2013
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A good book to have for first time mothers. It discusses issues and concerns that may come up during the pregnancy. Knowing about these issues will lessen the anxieties of first time mothers.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good January 1, 2013
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Was quick good read and truthful to what I have experienced so far during my pregnancy. There are still some things I wish pregnancy books would talk about.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars pregancy books for first time moms November 29, 2012
By Art W.
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I just got this book for my wife to read and its been very informative and easy to read....valuable information! book was recommended to us by her Lamaze class instructor and we both enjoyed sharing the time reading it. Gifting a copy for her best friend for Xmas
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Cute pregnancy guide for those considering pregnancy November 24, 2012
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This pregnancy guide walks you into every question about pregnancy you never thought about. No stone was unturned in the questions and possible realities of pregnancy. I would recommend it as a conversation starter from every mother to her teenage daughter as well as newly-weds.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Good book
This is the one of the best books I've read for pregnant women. I would really recommend this to another.
Published 11 months ago by Brittany McClinton
5.0 out of 5 stars Very nice!
this was a very easy read. quick& informative. it did bring to my attention a few things I hadn't considered. Read more
Published 12 months ago by Bongo
1.0 out of 5 stars Just the beginning!
This book is really more pamphlet length. The topics are presented briefly and without much information. BabyCenter.com has more information. Read more
Published 12 months ago by Steph
1.0 out of 5 stars Not informative
I wouldn't recommend this book. Though it is short, it holds very little value. I would not waste your time or money.
Published 20 months ago by LG
4.0 out of 5 stars Great info
This contained alot of great information . Very Beneficial to the first time mother. I would suggest this book to anyone
Published 22 months ago by Kelly Pruitt
4.0 out of 5 stars To the point
Good, quick, and easy book about the basic topics of pregnancy. Good read for anyone who doesn't want to read 3000 pages about the basics of pregnancy.
Published 23 months ago by Laura
3.0 out of 5 stars Nothing new
This book told me nothing new that I already knew. What first time mothers are looking for is the truth and realities of pregnancy and motherhood. Read more
Published 23 months ago by Amanda
1.0 out of 5 stars is should be called... every baby books DOES tell you
This was the most pointless baby book I've read so far. If you even want to call it a book, it was less than 20 pages. Read more
Published on December 5, 2012 by KateN
4.0 out of 5 stars Reality Check for First Time Pregnancy, but not Scientific
An interesting intro for a first time mom, or mom wannabe, to the concepts and attitude of getting pregnant, but not an accurate biological reference. Read more
Published on November 27, 2012 by Julia Busch
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