Thursday, September 1, 2011

5 Best Books To Read While You Are Pregnant

Families flooded the media in relation to pregnancy and childbirth. Publishers happily send free magazines, television programs are devoted to the theme, and even entire sites have been created to share information about the process of pregnancy and childbirth. If this were not enough, so that the expectant mother to buy the book on the subject when it arrives in bookstores, is searching the shelves of books trying to find just the right one.

It's worth it to buy a book, if you know what you are looking for. Each book is different, written for a different purpose, with sole responsibility of the author. The following are the five best books for pregnancy and childbirth, but not all the matches for you. Choose a book or books that are better able to answer your questions in a way you can join.

For Fun

Delivery from the inside by Pam England and Rob Horowitz is by no means your typical text contraceptive. Written by a midwife, he talks about the issues spiritual, emotional and psychological surrounding the birth missed by most other authors. Instead of telling you what to do, the book is designed to help you discover who you are and where your strengths lie. This is done through games, art projects and a number of other activities. Mothers who are looking for something other than nuts and bolts of pregnancy find delivery from treatment of welcome. However, mothers who are seeking answers to find the book too vague and scattered, and would do better to pair this book with a different and more aware of answering questions.


Pregnancy, childbirth and the newborn by Penny Simkin, Janet Whalley and Ann Keppler covers everything you think of questions bearing on the whole year. Written like a textbook, this comprehensive guide well indexed and follows a logical sequence with diagrams to help you quickly find and compare information. The expertise of authors such as nurses, educators, childbirth and doula is shown in the wide range of information they share, from the physical process, how it feels and what to do to subject. Mothers who are pregnant for the first time or who want to better understand the process of pregnancy and childbirth will love to read this book from cover to cover. Experienced mothers who know the basics will benefit from the search for answers to specific questions.

For more information

New active birth by Janet Balaskas shares the information you need to know to work with your body during childbirth. Moving on from the basics of what options are available and what various terms mean, the Active Birth explain the movements of the baby through the pelvis, and how to help your child to do these moves. Childbirth educator writing, the book not only explains what to do, but because you should do based on the good side of the body. With pregnancy exercises guide you move too, this is the perfect book for all moms looking for information to help them prepare for the next step for the job. Mothers without a history of the birth experience may find the book too focused on the role of labor mobility, and answer all their questions, and should be used in conjunction with another book.

By value

Ina May's Guide to the birth of Ina May Gaskin is written in a warm style that you feel as if the author is a trusted friend to share her experiences. Rather than being impersonal, Ina May's Guide treats childbirth as a normal and healthy and celebrates the wonderful experiences that women have during pregnancy and childbirth. Do not hesitate to answer embarrassing questions, not proud to admit mistakes, the author, a midwife experienced in home birth, you learn about the work of his first-hand experience. Most mothers feel much more confident in their ability to give birth after reading this book, but a handful of mothers have difficulty reading because of the non-standardized terminology used (ie rather than rushes contractions) .

For a challenge

Women Guide thinking Birthdate Heci Goyer is a summary of medical research during pregnancy and childbirth. Instead of saying "what you and the doctor's OK," thinking woman's guide will challenge you to pay attention to what happens to your body and be part of decision-making process. The author, an award-winning medical writer specializing in issues of birth, holds nothing back when exposed to common misconceptions and myths that can hurt you during childbirth. Information on how to avoid unnecessary procedures and advice on how to improve the procedures, if you need it, most moms will find this book indispensable in their preparation for childbirth. However, the text of the book is full of research, and mothers are too overwhelmed with a lot of information might prefer to begin the pros and cons of each chapter readings, texts, if they want or need more information on the subject.