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Twice Blessed

by Joan Leonard St. Martin's Press (November 04, 2014)

Joan Leonard's Twice Blessed offers everything you need to know about having a second child--preparing yourself, your marriage, and your firstborn for a new family of four.

Just when you thought you were finally...


Wombs in Labor: Transnational Commercial Surrogacy in India

by Amrita Pande Columbia University Press (September 23, 2014)

Surrogacy is India’s new form of outsourcing, as couples from all over the world hire Indian women to bear their children for a fraction of the cost of surrogacy elsewhere with little to no government oversight...


The Morning Sickness Companion

by Elizabeth Kaledin & Lynn Friedman St. Martin's Press (September 30, 2014)

It's frustrating and a nuisance--and it can be a major obstacle to experiencing the joy of pregnancy. But morning sickness doesn't always strike in the morning, and for many women it doesn't even strike--it's...


Pregnancy week by week : Pregnancy Guide: Voices from the womb

by Einat L. K. Maor Maoz Kohn (June 22, 2014)

You are probably curious to know what goes on inside your womb: How your baby is developing. What can be a better way than "hearing" about it from your baby himself? Being pregnant is both an incredible privilege...


They Were Still Born: Personal Stories about Stillbirth

by Janel C. Atlas, David Hlavsa, Joanne Cacciatore & Marion Flores et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 16, 2010)

The stories in this book are not easily told, but for the many thousands of families each year who endure the silent tragedy of a stillbirth, they offer a welcome voice of solidarity and guidance. Janel Atlas,...


25,000+ Baby Names

by Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (March 22, 2011)

Select the perfect name for your new baby!

Not sure what to name your child?

Torn between a traditional family name and an up-and-coming name?

Or maybe you don't even know where to start?

Let 25,000+ Baby Names...


When Baby Brings The Blues

by Ariel Dalfen Collins (May 27, 2014)

A leading expert on postpartum depression offers new mothers an insightful, medically sound guide to recovery

A full 20 percent of new moms will be affected by PPD--but the good news is that PPD is very responsive...


The 30-Minute Pregnancy Workout Book

by Anna Aberg St. Martin's Press (May 27, 2014)

A Fresh and Effective Approach to Staying Toned During Pregnancy—in just 30 Quick Minutes a Day At Home or on the Road

Pregnancy is no time to let yourself go—and with Anna Aberg's surprisingly efficient...


Understanding Pregnancy and Childbirth

by Sheldon H. Cherry Wiley (April 01, 2004)

The classic bestselling guide to pregnancy and childbirth, thoroughly revised and updated

Highly regarded and relied upon for more than twenty years, this authoritative guide is the ultimate resource if you are...


Getting Pregnant the Natural Way: The 6-Step Natural Fertility Program Integrating Nutrition, Herbal Therapy, Movement Therapy, Massage, and Mind-Body

by D.S. Feingold & Deborah Gordon Wiley (April 21, 2008)

The Wiley Women's Natural Health Series brings together mainstream, complementary, and alternative medical approaches. These unique books offer advice and support on a wide range of topics of concern to women,...


Holistic Pregnancy and Childbirth

by James Marti Wiley (May 02, 2008)

Holistic pregnancy and childbirth.

Your month-by-month guide to the latest therapies, techniques, and natural approaches.

For the most rewarding path to a comfortable pregnancy, a shorter labor, and the joyful...


What We Talk About When We Talk About Birth

by Elissa Schappell Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 25, 2014)

It's an elemental, almost animalistic urge—the expectant mother's hunger for birth narratives. We are inundated with how-to guides and month-by-month pregnancy manuals when what we truly crave are artful,...


Pregnancy and Beyond! a Practical Guide to Exercise During Pregnancy

by Calum Wilson eBookIt.com (March 14, 2014)

Pregnancy and Beyond is a must have manual for women looking to exercise throughout pregnancy. The eBook includes over 12 months of exercise programs, lists the many benefits that exercise has on both mother...


Bumpology

by Linda Geddes Simon & Schuster (March 11, 2014)

From award-winning science journalist Linda Geddes, a fascinating and practical companion for expectant parents that makes sense of conflicting advice about pregnancy, birth, and raising babies.

Can I eat peanuts...


YOU: Having a Baby

by Michael F. Roizen & Mehmet Oz Scribner (October 07, 2009)

America's favorite doctors Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz cover pregnancy from conception to birth.

Few life experiences feature emotional swings as extreme as those of pregnancy—it’s a monumental mix of both...


Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn

by Janet Walley, Penny Simkin, Ann Keppler & Janelle Durham et al. Meadowbrook (March 29, 2016)

If you only buy one pregnancy book, this should be the one! It’s the most complete. It covers all aspects of childbearing, from conception through early infancy, and tells you what to expect. It offers detailed...


5-Star Baby Name Advisor

by Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (January 18, 2011)

Name Your Baby The Smart Way!  You use star ratings to select restaurants, hotels, movies, and mutual funds.  Now Bruce Lansky's 5-Star Baby Name Advisor gives you an objective way to select thousands of baby...


15,000+ Baby Names

by Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (January 11, 2011)

You'll find a name for your new baby in this book!  15,000+ Baby Names was designed to let you easily scan through a list girls' and boys' names to find the right name for your new baby.  This book includes: ...


The Very Best Baby Name Book

by Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (October 12, 2010)

The Very Best Baby Name Book has 60,000+ names and 300+ helpful lists of names to consider, making it a leading choice for parents-to-be.  It also includes several features such as how to throw a baby-name...


Do Chocolate Lovers Have Sweeter Babies?

by Jena Pincott Free Press (October 11, 2011)

Brain Candy for expectant parents!

Pregnancy is an adventure.

Lots of books tell you the basics—“the baby is the size of [insert fruit here].” But pregnant science writer Jena Pincott began to wonder just...


Your Vegetarian Pregnancy

by Holly Roberts Atria Books (June 30, 2008)

With this unique and accessible handbook, you can be confident that your vegetarian pregnancy will be wonderfully beneficial for both you and your baby.

Fulfilling every nutritional guideline recommended by the...


Breathe

by Mason Brown & Joe Oesterle Simon & Schuster (February 11, 2002)

Finally, a book for guys that solves the riddles of pregnancy.

Do you think that newborn babies can eat Doritos? That they can't scream very loudly since they just have tiny little baby lungs? That you will...


Superfoodsrx for Pregnancy: The Right Choices for a Healthy, Smart, Super Baby

by Steven Pratt Wiley (March 27, 2013)

The ultimate nutrition and lifestyle guide for a healthy baby and mom?new from the lead author of the New York Times bestselling SuperFoodsRx

Every woman knows that the nutritional and lifestyle choices she makes...


The Healthy Pregnancy Book: Month by Month, Everything You Need to Know from America's Baby Experts

by Martha Sears, William Sears & Linda Holt Little, Brown and Company (September 24, 2013)

From "the man who remade motherhood" (Time) comes the definitive guide to having a healthy pregnancy--and a healthy baby.

THE HEALTHY PREGNANCY BOOK guides expectant mothers and fathers through all stages of...


Cut, Stapled, and Mended: When One Woman Reclaimed Her Body and Gave Birth on Her Own Terms After Cesarean

by Roanna Rosewood Confluence Books (May 14, 2013)

“At least you and the baby are healthy.”

That’s what they said when they handed him to me. And they were right. Why then, so long after my body has healed, do I still feel broken? A whisper inside of me...


Pregnant Man: How Nature Makes Fathers Out of Men

by Gordon Churchwell HarperCollins e-books (November 16, 2010)

Gordon Churchwell his a problem he's never faced before—his wife, Julie, is pregnant.

"What is happening to me? It's 6:30 A.M. My Wife is peeing on what looks like a scale model of the spaceship from 2001:...


The Prenatal Prescription

by Peter Nathanielsz & Christopher Vaughan HarperCollins e-books (October 26, 2010)

Did you know that your actions during pregnancy impact your child's health after birth and into adulthood? That what you eat, how much you exercise, your stress level, and your immediate environment are all...


The Dudes' Guide to Pregnancy: Dealing with Your Expecting Wife, Coming Baby, and the End of Life as You Knew It

by Bill Lloyd & Scott Finch Grand Central Life & Style (May 02, 2008)

When a couple gets pregnant, typically, the first thing the mother-to-be does is rush out to the bookstore to buy the various pregnancy bibles. But how is the expectant father supposed to know what to expect?...


The Mother of All Baby Books

by Ann Douglas Wiley (April 21, 2008)

Oh Boy! Or Girl!

Just had a baby? Relax, lie down and breathe a sigh of relief. The Mother of All Baby Books has arrived! From the author of The Mother of All Pregnancy Books, comes the guide that all new parents...


The Essential Over 35 Pregnancy Guide

by Ellen Lavin, PhD HarperCollins (September 15, 2009)

The good news about having a baby when you're over 35

Age 35-plus can be a great time to have a baby, and the chances for getting pregnant and carrying to term are good. Every day in the United States, more than...


The Complete Organic Pregnancy

by Deirdre Dolan & Alexandra Zissu William Morrow Paperbacks (October 13, 2009)

While being pregnant is thrilling, the responsibility of a growing baby can provoke anxiety about what is and isn't safe. In The Complete Organic Pregnancy, Deirdre Dolan and Alexandra Zissu address how you...


A Few Good Eggs

by Julie Vargo & Maureen Regan HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Insight and frank, friendly advice on overcoming infertility -- from two women who have lived through it all.

We are bombarded by images of blissful older mothers, such as Madonna and Celine Dion. But 'Hollywood'...


When You're Expecting Twins, Triplets, or Quads

by Barbara Luke & Tamara Eberlein William Morrow Paperbacks (October 13, 2009)

The classic pregnancy guide from Dr. Barbara Luke and Tamara Eberlein, newly revised and expanded, When You’re Expecting Twins, Triplets, or Quads is the revolutionary, nutritionally based prenatal program...


You and Your Baby Pregnancy: The Ultimate Week-By-Week Pregnancy Guide

by Laura Riley Wiley (March 02, 2012)

The most up-to-date, comprehensive week-by-week pregnancy guide

As a mom-to-be, you have lots of questions. When will I start to show? How much weight will I gain? What are all those blood tests for? How long...


Baby Meets World

by Nicholas Day St. Martin's Press (April 02, 2013)

A dynamic new story about how babies make their way in the world—and how grown-ups have tried to make sense of these tiny inscrutable beings.

As a new parent, Nicholas Day had some basic but confounding questions:...


The Complete Guide to Medications During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

by Carl P. Weiner, MD & Kate Rope St. Martin's Press (March 26, 2013)

From a renowned obstetrician and expert in maternal-fetal medicine comes the only comprehensive pharmaceutical guide available to help you make informed decisions while pregnant and nursing

Sometimes even physicians...


Expecting: Praying for Your Child's Development-Body and Soul

by Marla Taviano Howard Books (March 05, 2013)

Create a keepsake you and your child will cherish forever.

Just as the heart of your baby begins to beat and as little ears take shape, speak words of prayer asking for a heart that beats for God and for ears...


Mothering from Your Center: Tapping Your Body's Natural Energy for Pregnancy, Birth, and Parenting

by Tami Lynn Kent, Kate Northrup & Christianne Northrup Atria Books/Beyond Words (February 19, 2013)

Create new forms of mothering and learn to facilitate daily access to the power, spirit, and joy that mothering from the center brings.

Building on themes from Tami Lynn Kent’s award-winning Wild Feminine,...


The Essential Homebirth Guide: For Families Planning or Considering Birthing at Home

by Jane E. Drichta, Jodilyn Owen & Christianne Northrup Gallery Books (February 12, 2013)

Birthing is a miraculous time when you and your baby will work together to bring about life. As you finally cradle your precious newborn in your arms, you should know deep in your soul that every decision that...


Be Fruitful: The Essential Guide to Maximizing Fertility and Giving Birth to a Healthy Child

by Victoria Maizes, Md & Andrew Weil, Md Scribner (February 05, 2013)

From an internationally recognized integrative physician, a thorough guide to fertility that encompasses all aspects of female well-being to help women prepare their bodies for easy conception, pregnancy, and...


She's Having a Baby

by James D. Barron Avon (February 05, 2013)

A Man's Survival Guide to Pregnancy

It's easy for a man to feel like a bystander during pregnancy. Finally, from one man to another, here is a pregnancy book with funny, down-to-earth, and practical advice on:...


Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby (A March of Dimes Book)

by Siobhan Dolan & Alice Lesch Kelly HarperOne (January 29, 2013)

Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby is the ultimate pregnancy guide. Authors Siobhan Dolan, M.D., and Alice Lesch Kelly offer clear, friendly, authoritative, and essential advice, based on the latest research and findings,...


Hypnosis for a Joyful Pregnancy and Pain-Free Labor and Delivery

by Winifred Conkling & Nancy Barwick St. Martin's Press (April 01, 2007)

Pregnancy is filled with many joys and much wonder. But this miraculous journey can also be accompanied by a good deal of fear and anxiety. Will my pregnancy be difficult? Will my labor be painful? Will I be...


Yoga for Pregnancy

by Sandra Jordan St. Martin's Press (October 15, 1988)

Sandra Jordan offers yoga as a way of developing self-reliance and calmness of mind during pregancy. Practicing yoga poses with quiet mindfulness developmes a strong, supple body and the ability to breathe deeply...


Fertility, Pregnancy, and Childbirth: A Gynecologist Answers Your Most Important Questions

by Lissa Rankin, MD St. Martin's Press (August 23, 2011)

Previously published as part of WHAT'S UP DOWN THERE?

Suppose you had a wise, warm, funny best friend—who just happened to be a gynecologist. You're out with the girls for cocktails and the conversation turns...


Myths About Sex & Pregnancy

by Dr. Aaron E. Carroll, Md, Ms & Dr. Rachel C. Vreeman, Md St. Martin's Press (August 16, 2011)

Previously published as part of DON'T SWALLOW YOUR GUM!

People have more access to medical information than ever before, and yet we still believe "facts" about our bodies and health that are just plain wrong....


Mommy IQ

by Rosie Pope It Books (October 02, 2012)

Mommy IQ is the ultimate girlfriend’s guide to pregnancy. Rosie Pope—maternity fashion designer, pregnancy guru, and star of the hit TV show Pregnant in Heels on Bravo—leads expectant mothers through the...


Pregnancy Made Simple

by Claire Plimmer Skyhorse (November 06, 2018)

Pregnancy is exciting for parents-to-be!

Your life is about to change forever, whether this is the first new baby in your life or not. The amount of information out there about pregnancy can be overwhelming for...


The Many Faces of Home Birth

by Shantel Silbernagel Skyhorse (September 12, 2017)

With limited resources for hopeful home birth parents, the unknowns can feel overwhelming. The Many Faces of Home Birth fills that void for knowledge by providing a rare glimpse into the private moments of twenty-five...


The Whole Pregnancy

by Aimee Aristotelous & Dr. Kenneth Akey Skyhorse (September 18, 2018)

We all know that "you are what you eat." And once you conceive, your baby is what you eat as well—prenatal health and nutrition during pregnancy is so imperative!

The US is one of only eight countries in...