An essential pregnancy resource for all parents-to-be. Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy, second edition is an authoritative, yet practical reference manual from the pregnancy experts at the #1 ranked hospital in America. The newly updated book includes information on everything from healthy lifestyle habits to the latest technologies in prenatal care and childbirth. Features include week-by-week updates on baby's growth, as well as month-by-month changes that mom can expect.
The real talk you want about pregnancy, birth, body image, and the newborn days from Meghan Trainor, the chart-topping singer-songwriter behind "All About That Bass" and "Dear Future Husband," and, more importantly, Riley's mom. Meghan Trainor has wanted to be a mom since before she even knew how babies were made. From the moment she discovered she was pregnant with her first child--her son, Riley--she was fascinated by the entire experience. Dear Future Mama is a heartfelt and humorous guide for expectant mamas inspired by Meghan's own journey into motherhood and expert insights from Meghan's own personal trainer, registered dietitian, husband, and ob-gyn. No shame, no judgment--just straight talk (and laughs) from a bestie who's been there, including a TMI guide to the good, bad, and WTF of conception, pregnancy, and childbirth advice about everything from ovulation apps to random hair growth Meghan's personal stories about body image, mental health, and navigating her career path as a new mother permission to find the right path for you--ignoring the judgment of others and freeing yourself from the shifting standards of motherhood. Dear Future Mama offers future mamas a place to relax, laugh out loud, and get the pep talk they need to know that they are absolutely not alone.
DK brings you an all-encompassing and illustrated guide to your pregnancy journey, from the moment of conception to the first two weeks of your newborn's life. Becoming pregnant is a beautiful moment in any person's life, and with this one-stop pregnancy guide by your side, you will be fully-equipped from beginning to end of your joyful journey.
Armstrong is candid and refreshing to read. She writes from the time period in early pregnancy till her first daughter turns nine months old. She writes openly about body issues, her mental health and her relationship with her spouse.
The New York Times bestseller--never shy, frequently crude and always funny, Jenny McCarthy gives the lowdown on pregnancy in the grittiest girlfriend detail Revealing the naked truth about the tremendous joys, the excruciating pains, and the inevitable disfigurement that go along with pregnancy, Jenny McCarthy tells you what you can really expect when you're expecting!
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Lion in the Living Room comes a fascinating and provocative exploration of the biology of motherhood that "is witty, reassuring, and takes motherhood out of the footnotes and places it front and center--where it belongs" (Louann Brizendine, MD, New York Times bestselling author). Everyone knows how babies are made, but scientists are only just beginning to understand the making of a mother. Mom Genes reveals the hard science behind our tenderest maternal impulses, tackling questions such as why mothers are destined to mimic their own moms (or not), how maternal aggression makes females the world's most formidable creatures, and how a crisis like the Covid-19 pandemic can make or break a mom.