What are good books to read during pregnancy?

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Expecting Better by Emily Oster


Agreed on Expecting Better^, it’s relatable, accessible, and a really clear eyed analysis on where the “rules” re: pregnancy come from, which can be bent (coffee!) and which can not, and why. It’s also funny which i appreciated during a stressful time

What to Expect When You’re Expecting… this is essentially the gold standard in terms of literature for new parents


What to expect app is great too. Baby 411 is a good one (my Ped wrote it). Precious little sleep.

I’ve also loved the Mayo Clinic’s Guide to Pregnancy. Lots of great info in there in a digestible way


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I’ve really liked Bumpin’ by Leslie Schrock


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