Your doctor gives you medical advice.
Your mother buys you baby clothes.
But who can give you the real skinny when you're pregnant?
Your girlfriends, of course -- at least, the ones who've been through the exhilaration and exhaustion, the agony and ecstasy of pregnancy. Four-time delivery room veteran Vicki lovine talks to you the way that only a best friend can-in the book that will go the whole nine months for every mother-to-be. Here is straight talk about those little things that are too strange or embarrassing to ask anyone about, practical tips and hilarious takes on everything pregnant. From learning you're expecting ("Oh my god, how do I get out of this?") to the day your newborn arrives ("You mean I have to take the baby home with me?"), she gives you the lowdown on:
When you need a reassuring voice or just a few good belly laughs, turn to The Girlfriends' Guide to Pregnancy....Continua
I picked up this book because I heard from several people that this book is less scary than What To Expect When You're Expecting. I haven't read the other one yet, but after this one, I am REALLY scared. I can't imagine how much worse the other one must be.
This book is OK, however, I don't think this author and I would ever be friends of any sort. I think we would have completely different ideas as to how to lead a non-preggers life, so I don't think that reading her advice for pregnancy is helpful. She's very opinionated, almost to the point of being offensive sometimes, but it's her book so she can say what she would like. Also, in some cases she sort of glosses over details that still seem important and just comments that she doesn't want to talk about it, leaving me with even more questions than before. But I guess it's still good to see all sorts of ideas that are out there, so it's not a 1 star read....Continua