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The Baby Bump: 100s of Secrets to Surviving Those 9 Long Months

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Becoming pregnant is hugely exciting, but with so many things to think about, it can also be a bit overwhelming. Ease all worries with The Baby Bump, a comprehensive guide that offers expert and real mom advice on surviving those all-important nine months. Featuring tips and advice on everything future moms really want to knowincluding what is safe to eat, how the baby dev ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published September 8th 2010 by Chronicle Books
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Ellen Gardner
Nov 20, 2016 Ellen Gardner rated it liked it
Ok, I finished the book. Does the baby come out now?
Jan 05, 2015 Christy rated it really liked it
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I liked this one. It was divided into months and had a good deal of information without being completely overwhelming with every detail I don't need to know. It even made me laugh a couple of times! I liked the monthly diagrams of what u could be feeling or what is going on with your body.
Really easy to digest book. Fun to read, easy to go through. Useful but not overwhelming. Sort of like reading a magazine, which might have been their goal. I loved how bright and colorful it was with each page broken up into sections that stood out.
Dec 31, 2012 Allison rated it liked it
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This book was okay... it was fairly anecdotal, which was a nice balance to the other more 'researchy' baby books I've been reading, but it also left me feeling fairly unsettled. What can I say, I like science.
Aug 21, 2011 Stacie rated it really liked it
Definately a great read for a mother to be. Great illustrations. What to expect is really broken down well and put into simpler terms than just the traditional What to expect when prego book. Very colorful. There are even checklists in the back that are really helpful!!
Aug 05, 2012 Ainsley rated it it was amazing
The way everything is broken down and simplified in a non-patronizing way is fantastic! And the illustrations are fantastic for putting things into perspective for someone not medically trained. I regularly refer to this book when working with moms-to-be to explain things. Love it.
Aug 18, 2013 Kathleen rated it it was amazing
This was my favorite book about pregnancy. It is in a very easy to read format with great illustrations. It gives a lot of information without being overwhelming and is easy to use to refer back to things. There are also a lot of helpful checklists.
May 20, 2015 Chrisy rated it really liked it
Easy to read, not overwhelming, very informative, straight to the point no sugar coating. My favorite preg book.
Aug 05, 2012 bookgoddess88 rated it it was amazing
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This book was super helpful for new moms! Just a few reader friendly pages for each month of pregnancy. This would be a great gift for someone expecting. :)
Monica Fard
Apr 03, 2013 Monica Fard rated it it was amazing
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Really breaks things down at a level anyone can understand. Highly recommend the book to new moms to be as well as dads! Everything you'd expect to find in one book.
Jun 08, 2016 Tabitha rated it liked it
I only read months 6 through 10 since I'm in month 6. It seems helpful, although I guess I'll find out as I progress.
Oct 03, 2013 Carlin rated it did not like it
This book covers pregnancy on a very superficial level. I found it spoke down to my intelligence. There are more useful resources available for pregnant women.
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Cutesy and fun. A nice addition to the more heavily involved books I've been reading.
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