12 Best Pregnancy Books
Discover the best pregnancy books to guide you through this incredible journey. Get expert advice, tips, and support for a healthy and happy pregnancy.
by Heidi Murkoff and Sandee Hathaway
What is What to Expect When You're Expecting about?
A comprehensive guide for expectant parents, this book offers a wealth of information on pregnancy, childbirth, and the early stages of parenthood. Written by two experienced authors, it covers a wide range of topics including prenatal care, nutrition, exercise, common discomforts, and preparing for labor. With its practical advice and reassuring tone, this book is a must-read for anyone embarking on the journey of pregnancy and parenthood.
Who should read What to Expect When You're Expecting
Expectant mothers seeking guidance and reassurance throughout their pregnancy journey.
First-time parents looking for a comprehensive guide to pregnancy and childbirth.
Healthcare professionals wanting to provide accurate information to their patients.
by Heidi Murkoff, Sharon Mazel
What is What to Expect the First Year about?
This comprehensive guide offers invaluable advice and support for new parents navigating the challenges and joys of their baby's first year. From feeding and sleeping schedules to developmental milestones and common health concerns, the book covers a wide range of topics to help parents understand and care for their little one. With practical tips, expert insights, and reassuring guidance, this book is an essential resource for any parent embarking on the journey of the first year.
Who should read What to Expect the First Year
Expectant parents seeking guidance on navigating the challenges of the first year of parenthood.
New parents looking for a comprehensive resource to help them understand and address their baby's developmental milestones.
Caregivers and family members wanting to support and understand the needs of a newborn.
by Harvey Karp, M.D.
What is The Happiest Baby on the Block about?
In this insightful guide, a renowned pediatrician shares his revolutionary techniques to soothe crying babies and promote longer, more restful sleep. Drawing on years of research and experience, the author offers practical advice on how to understand and address the needs of newborns, providing parents with effective tools to calm their little ones and create a happier, more peaceful environment for the whole family.
Who should read The Happiest Baby on the Block
Expectant parents seeking effective techniques to soothe their newborn.
Sleep-deprived parents struggling to calm their crying baby.
Caregivers looking for proven methods to help newborns sleep better.
by Armin A. Brott
What is The New Father about?
"The New Father: A Dad's Guide to the First Year" is a comprehensive and practical book that offers invaluable advice and guidance to new fathers navigating the challenges and joys of their baby's first year. Written by a renowned parenting expert, this book covers a wide range of topics including bonding with the baby, understanding developmental milestones, managing work-life balance, and supporting the mother. It is an essential resource for any new dad seeking to be an involved and confident parent.
Who should read The New Father
Expectant fathers seeking guidance on navigating the challenges of fatherhood.
New dads looking for practical advice on caring for their newborn.
Family members or friends wanting to support and understand new fathers.
by Emily Oster, Ph.D.
What is Expecting Better about?
In this eye-opening book, a renowned economist challenges the conventional pregnancy advice that often leaves expectant mothers confused and anxious. Emily Oster, armed with data and research, debunks common myths and offers evidence-based insights on various pregnancy topics. From alcohol consumption to caffeine intake, she empowers women to make informed decisions about their health and the well-being of their babies, revolutionizing the way we approach pregnancy.
Who should read Expecting Better
Expectant mothers seeking evidence-based pregnancy advice and information.
Couples planning to start a family and wanting to make informed decisions.
Healthcare professionals looking to update their knowledge on pregnancy recommendations.
by Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel
What is What to Expect Before You’re Expecting about?
This informative guide offers essential advice and insights for couples who are planning to start a family. Covering a wide range of topics, it provides practical tips on preparing both physically and emotionally for pregnancy. From understanding fertility and tracking ovulation to adopting a healthy lifestyle and managing potential challenges, this book serves as a comprehensive resource to help couples navigate the exciting journey of conception and pregnancy.
Who should read What to Expect Before You’re Expecting
Couples planning to start a family and seeking preconception guidance.
Women who want to prepare their bodies for a healthy pregnancy.
Individuals looking for comprehensive information on fertility and conception.
by Merle Bombardieri MSW LICSW
What is The Baby Decision about?
"The Baby Decision" is a comprehensive guide that helps individuals navigate the complex process of deciding whether or not to have children. Written by Merle Bombardieri, a licensed social worker, this book offers practical advice, personal stories, and thought-provoking exercises to help readers explore their desires, fears, and values surrounding parenthood. With a compassionate and informative approach, it empowers readers to make the most important choice of their lives with confidence and clarity.
Who should read The Baby Decision
Couples struggling to decide whether or not to have children.
Individuals seeking guidance in making a life-altering decision.
Professionals working in the field of family planning and counseling.
by John Pfeiffer
What is Dude, You're Gonna Be a Dad! How to Get (Both of You) Through the Next 9 months about?
This informative guide offers practical advice and support for expectant fathers as they navigate the journey of pregnancy alongside their partners. From understanding the physical and emotional changes of pregnancy to preparing for childbirth and beyond, the author provides a humorous and relatable perspective on the challenges and joys of becoming a dad. With helpful tips and insights, this book is a must-read for any soon-to-be father.
Who should read Dude, You're Gonna Be a Dad! How to Get (Both of You) Through the Next 9 months
Expectant fathers seeking practical advice on navigating pregnancy with their partner.
Couples preparing for the journey of pregnancy and parenthood together.
Soon-to-be dads looking for a humorous and relatable guide.
by Dawn Dais
What is The Sh*t No One Tells You about?
In this humorous and honest guide, the author shares her personal experiences and offers practical advice on navigating the challenges of a baby's first year. From sleepless nights to diaper disasters, Dais covers it all, providing new parents with a refreshing and relatable perspective. With a touch of sarcasm and a lot of empathy, this book is a must-read survival guide for anyone embarking on the journey of parenthood.
Who should read The Sh*t No One Tells You
Expectant parents seeking honest and practical advice for their journey.
New parents looking for a humorous and relatable survival guide.
Anyone interested in gaining insights into the realities of parenthood.
by Dr. Julie Smith
What is Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before? about?
In this insightful and practical guide, Dr. Julie Smith shares invaluable wisdom and advice that every person should know. From navigating relationships to managing finances, she tackles a wide range of topics with clarity and compassion. With her expertise and relatable anecdotes, Dr. Smith empowers readers to make informed decisions and live their best lives. This book is a must-read for anyone seeking guidance and seeking to unlock their full potential.
Who should read Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before?
Parents-to-be seeking practical advice on raising children.
Young adults navigating the challenges of adulthood.
Individuals looking for self-help guidance and personal growth.
by Emily Oster, Ph.D.
What is Cribsheet about?
In this insightful guide, a renowned economist and mother, Emily Oster, presents a data-driven approach to parenting from birth to preschool. Using evidence-based research, Oster tackles common parenting dilemmas, such as breastfeeding, sleep training, and screen time, providing parents with practical advice and debunking popular myths. With a focus on empowering parents to make informed decisions, "Cribsheet" offers a refreshing perspective on raising children, promoting a more relaxed and confident parenting experience.
Who should read Cribsheet
Expectant parents seeking evidence-based advice for a smoother parenting journey.
New parents looking for data-driven insights to navigate early childhood.
Researchers and professionals interested in evidence-based parenting practices.
by Adrian Kulp
What is We’re Pregnant! The First Time Dad’s Pregnancy Handbook about?
"We're Pregnant! The First Time Dad's Pregnancy Handbook" is a comprehensive guide written by Adrian Kulp, offering invaluable advice and support for expectant fathers. With a humorous and relatable tone, Kulp covers everything from understanding pregnancy symptoms to navigating the emotional rollercoaster, providing practical tips on how to be an involved and supportive partner throughout the journey of pregnancy. This book is a must-read for any first-time dad looking to confidently navigate the exciting and sometimes overwhelming world of pregnancy.
Who should read We’re Pregnant! The First Time Dad’s Pregnancy Handbook
Expectant first-time fathers seeking guidance and support during pregnancy.
Couples preparing for their first pregnancy and looking for practical advice.
Family and friends of first-time dads who want to understand and support them better.