Top 5 Books To Read During Pregnancy

Top 5 Books To Read During Pregnancy

Reading books can be beneficial during your pregnancy and the early stages of development of your  child. Chosen correctly, these books can help you deal with pregnancy and all the complications it brings with itself and also prepare you for when the baby arrives.


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Here is a list of the top 5 books to read during pregnancy to gain knowledge about how your body changes week by week, the diet which you should follow, and also the exercises which you should do on a regular basis.

1. Ayurvedic Garbh Sanskar: The Art and Science of Pregnancy by Shri Balaji Tambe

Garbha Sanskar is a well-designed pregnancy guide by Balaji Tambe. It illustrates how to take proper care of the fetus in the womb, especially during the first trimester. It also contains some basic yoga poses, practising which can help for a smooth and stress-free pregnancy.

The book also consists of nutritious and delicious recipes which you should try for proper growth of the baby. The book comes along with a CD which has calming instrumental music to soothe your senses.

2. Pregnancy Cookbook

Tarla Dalal's book consists of a number of delectable and healthy recipes to be relished when you are pregnant. The recipes are prepared in a manner which ensures the all-round development of the mother and the baby.

Pregnant women are prone to constipation and acidity, especially during the third trimester. So, it is essential to eat light but healthy. A must-buy book if you are looking forward to a healthy pregnancy.

3. Belly laughs: The naked truth about pregnancy and childbirth

Belly laughs, written by Jenny McCarthy, defines the journey of a pregnant woman from conceiving to childbirth in a humorous and a witty manner. The author shares her personal experiences about hormonal changes, pregnancy sex, and the labour pains in a casual yet funny way.

So, if you are looking forward to reading something humorous during your pregnancy, go and buy this book from a nearby bookstore.

4. What to expect when you’re expecting

A book written by Heidi Murkoff, it consists of factual information about all the trimesters of your pregnancy, the diet plan, and the remedies as well as the tips and tricks to facilitate a happy and stress-free pregnancy.

The author also answers FAQs and debunks pregnancy myths in a systematic manner. Do give it a read to understand your body well and the hormonal changes it goes through during pregnancy.

5. Pregnancy: A week by week guide by Dan Bromage

A well-written, informative guide by Dan Bromage, it serves as an exceptional informative guide about pregnancy. It has beautifully described illustrations on how your body changes week by week. It also enlists some pieces of advice from experts to ensure a safe and stress-free pregnancy.

Read and Read till you absorb it completely

These books will definitely help gain immense knowledge about pregnancy and how to deal with it. Make sure to bookmark this list of books to read during  pregnancy for reference.

Happy Reading!


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