5 Best Pregnancy Books for New Parents

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You don’t have to step foot into a bookstore to notice that there are tons of pregnancy books out there. When trying to find the right ones for you, this can be incredibly overwhelming. Luckily, we’re here to help! Here are 5 must-reads:

Pregnancy, Childbirth and Newborn: The Complete Guide by Penny Simkin

This pregnancy guide covers everything from stages of labor to nutrition and exercises tips. If you’re looking for an information packed book, this is it.

The Expectant Dad by Armin Brott and Jennifer Ash

Most pregnancy books are geared towards moms to-be. Which is why this pregnancy book for dads to-be is so great! It’s filled with all the information the expectant dad wants to know!

Girlfriends Guide to Pregnancy by Vicki Iovine

If you’re looking for an honest and funny pregnancy book, this one is for you! It has great information but also offers stories and sisterly advice. You’ll feel as though you’re just talking with your girlfriend!

The Mother of All Pregnancy Books (Second Edition) by Ann Douglas

For a recently written (2012)  research based pregnancy book, look no further than The Mother of All Pregnancy Books By Ann Douglas.This book has all the information you’re looking for in a friendly, easy to read tone.

Beautiful Babies: Nutrition for Fertility, Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and Baby’s First Foods by Kristen Michaelis

This is the book you need to keep you and your baby healthy, starting from before you even become pregnant! Great for the health-conscious mommies to-be.

Preggotinis: Mixology for the Mom To-Be by Natalie Bovis Nelsen

This definitely not your typical pregnancy book! It has lots of delicious mocktails to keep you from feeling left out at your next party. As a bonus, you can find a mocktail for your pregnancy symptom!
These books will provide you with all of the information you need without putting you to sleep or terrifying you. While mega-franchise books like What to Expect When You’re Expecting will probably always be popular, parent to parent books just seem to have that special touch.

By: Alecia Stanton

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