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Pregnancy Books For First-Time Parents
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  • Pregnancy is one of the most treasured and delightful periods in life for most parents. Moms do all they can to enjoy this stage as they prepare themselves for motherhood physically and emotionally. One way to do this is by gaining knowledge from books to gain insight. If you just found out you're expecting, here's a list of pregnancy books of 2019 that you might find helpful.

    We’re Pregnant! The First Time Dad’s Pregnancy Handbook 

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    This book by Adrian Kulp advices fathers-to-be on how to be practical and helpful during their partner's pregnancy. It makes use of a humor to ease the stress that often come with being a first-timer. The guidelines include week-specific pregnancy milestones, practical suggestions for supporting your partner’s changing needs, action-oriented goals, and up-to-date information on “the fourth trimester”. The guidelines highlights the role of every father-to-be during pregnancy and even after. It also talks about the husband's role in nurturing their relationship as a couple even with a new baby.

    Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy: 2nd Edition 

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    A practical reference manual for pregnancy, this was written by Dr. Myra J. Wick and features everything you need to know as a first-timer. It is an easy-to-understand book that includes week-by-week updates on baby’s growth, and month-to-month changes that parents should expect. It helps you understand the symptoms of pregnancy, what is safe medicine for pregnant women, and caregiving advice in general. 

    Real Food for Pregnancy: The Science and Wisdom of Optimal Prenatal Nutrition  

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    Lily Nichols, a specialist in prenatal nutrition, wrote the book to give clear ideas on what food is perfect for expectant moms. It is a thorough guide to help you be confident about the food you eat for you and your baby for optimal health.

    The Big Fat Activity Book  for Pregnant People 

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    This humorous activity book is perfect for every mom-to-be for when boredom strikes. Authors Jordan Reid and Erin Williams compiled different sets of fresh and fun-filled activities for moms such as quizzes, mazes, fill-in-the-blanks, journaling pages and funny musings on flip pages. It makes waiting for your bundle of joy bearable and fun!

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