10 Best Books to Read While Pregnant

With the intimidating sea of books and information available on the topics of pregnancy, birth, and babies, it can be confusing and daunting to choose which books to read. Even just within the topic of baby sleep, you could read a handful different books! We have put together a nice well-rounded list of the best books on each topic to help you feel educated and prepared for the new journey you’re taking.

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Asking for help after a C-section

 

When people who live far away from their family are preparing to have a baby, many times they request no out-of-town house guests immediately after. In order to have a complete birth plan, you need to discuss the possibility of having a c-section, though frequently, people tend to discard that possibility in an “out of sight, out of mind” way.

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Preparing For A C-Section

No expectant mother wants to envision their labor ending with a c-section, but that’s your first lesson in motherhood: expect the unexpected. It is not uncommon to feel an array of negative emotions after having an unplanned c-section. Plan ahead of time for everything that could happen during labor so that whatever road your birth story travels, you will be as happy as possible.

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How To: Photographing Your Pregnancy

Taking the time to capture the amazing changes that your body goes through during pregnancy can sound difficult when you’re low on energy and maybe not always feeling your best. A simple setup, a consistent timeline and commitment are your keys to success. That, and of course, your growing belly! Once you have decided on how and when you would like to take your photo, it will become a habit and also a personal little celebration of your pregnancy milestones as you grow. A little effort will go a long way when, at the end of your pregnancy, you have a beautiful timeline of your baby’s growth!

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