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Book Review: What to Expect When You’re Expecting

If someone says “pregnancy”, what’s the first book you think of? I’m going to guess nine out of ten people will say What to Expect When You’re Expecting. It has sold over 14 million copies worldwide and has been around for 25 years. In the States they like to call it “the pregnancy bible”. But is it any good – and is it worth your money? Continue reading Book Review: What to Expect When You’re Expecting

eBook Review: A new Irish pregnancy book on the block

I have read a lot of pregnancy books. I mean a LOT of pregnancy books. I have a bookshelf that is starting to bend in the middle a bit due to my efforts to contain them all in the same place. I’m sure I look like some crazy birth nutter to anyone who stumbles across said shelf in my house. The beauty of pregnancy, labour, birth and have a small baby is that it’s generally universal, so books from all over the world can be useful to you if it’s the biology and theory that you’re after. That’s why I have many. Lots of perspectives and lots of experience. But one crucial element missing from those books is that all important local information – what goes on in your maternity unit – and that’s where the importance of Irish pregnancy books come in. Continue reading eBook Review: A new Irish pregnancy book on the block