“Taking Charge of Your Fertility” by Toni Weschler is one of the pregnancy books especially written for women who want to get pregnant. It includes points and tips on what to avoid or what to do to increase your chances of conception. There is also a portion in the book for those who are avoiding pregnancy or doing birth spacing. Another one of the pregnancy books that writes about preventing pregnancy is “Breastfeeding and Natural Child Spacing” by Sheila Kippley. This book provides tips and data regarding breastfeeding as part of natural family planning.
One of the pregnancy books that talks about the options of birthing is “Your Best Birth” by Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein. What’s good about this book is its manner of writing. While reading the book, you will not get a feeling of being overwhelmed by information but rather it will feel like a friend is just discussing about your options for birthing and other tips.
“The Pregnancy Book” by William Sears, Martha Sears, and Linda Hughey Holt talks about the month-by-month guide during the whole pregnancy. Common questions of mothers-to-be about their monthly needs are answered. The book, “Before You Were Big” by Jennifer Davis, is good book for mothers who are expecting another baby. This allows the elder child or children to prepare themselves to be older brothers or sisters. It tells about the month-by-month story of a baby. It also includes some parenting tips for parents for each stage. Children who are curious about how they became to be may also enjoy this book.
For pregnancy books about laboring, “The Birth Partner” by Penny Simkin is a book that is right for those who are undergoing labor and for companions to help in coaching. On the other hand, “Easing Labor Pain” by Adrienne B. Lieberman includes information regarding relieving pain during labor.
The book, “The Nursing Mother’s Companion” by Kathleen Huggins is one of the best pregnancy books that will guide you on the proper nursing or breastfeeding and over-all care for your baby. Another book for pregnant women is “The Baby Book” by Martha Sears, which guides parents or parent-to-be on how to raise and take care of their baby. This book is written by not only a child-specialist but also by a parent of eight children. The book emphasizes about the basic needs of a child that a new parent should take note of. The basic need of a baby includes eating, sleeping, comfort, development, and health. It is best to be prepared and learn about these important details even though the child has not yet been delivered.