The ultimate guide to getting and being pregnant – with advice from leading maternity specialists (including midwife Kathy Fray) What exactly is cheeseburger crotch? Getting cellulite on your cellulite? Inhaling a lemon to cope with morning sickness? Been compared to a silverback gorilla? This book reveals the answers to almost every question every woman has about being pregnant — from practical information to the more awkward and unmentionable topics. Jaquie’s been there done that, and she can help you keep your sense of humour as well as reassure you about those pregnancy curveballs.
The complete and utter total big fat guide to making and growing an awesome healthy baby is here! A very funny and honest book that covers everything from getting pregnant and being pregnant. I’m Not Fat,I’m Pregnant looks at how to get pregnant fast — including the latest nutritional and lifestyle research, how to increase your chances of getting pregnant, what’s happening with your body and your baby each week, as well as including weekly nutritional tips, morning sickness remedies, plus details about what to expect from your body after birth. And finally, one of the most helpful parts of the book, ‘Tips for New Mums’, which is a collection of first-hand advice from mums and dads who have lived through the newborn phase and come out the other side.
Comprehensive and calming, reassuring and reliable, I’m Not Fat, I’m Pregnant! leads mums-to-be through pregnancy and birth with caring compassion. With sections on preconception, pregnancy, birth, and the first few weeks with a newborn, Jaquie tells you what you need to know and shares her personal pregnancy story along the way. Written by Jaquie while she was going through her own pregnancy and designed for NZ mums, you’ll find Jaquie’s own daily pregnancy diary as well as interviews and the latest research from industry professionals including medical expertise from renowned obstetrician Dr Emma Parry, pregnancy fitness advice from leading postnatal fitness advisor Karina Balle, nutritional guidance from nutritionist Nikki Hart, and holistic guidance from midwife and author Kathy Fray, as well as advice from other specialists ;ike baby whisperer Sharlene Poole’s who takes on surviving with a newborn. .. I’m Not Fat, I’m Pregnant! is the book to rely on.
Once pregnant or wanting to be, you are about to embark on one of the most amazing, life-changing, heart-explodingwith-love experiences of your life, and you don’t want to start that without some useful information and a lot of support. Throughout the book, you’ll also read the stories of other parents-to-be and their different experiences of pregnancy. Men share about their feelings and experiences of pregnancy and fatherhood and women talk about their own experiences of pregnancy and birth. From twin births, IVF births, drug free births, I-didn’t-know-I-was-pregnant births, women who totally enjoy giving birth, birth after discovering the baby had an abnormality, to a lady giving birth to her 8th baby.
Thoroughly researched, this book took Jaquie three years to write and answers all the questions you are just too embarrassed to ask. Witty, insightful, caring and highly accessible, Jaquie is incredibly reassuring — like a friend keeping you company on your pregnancy journey. Talking directly to the reader, the book is written in Jaquie’s unique natural style and is comprehensive and well researched, as well as laugh-out-loud funny.
You’ll find everything you need to know as you move through your pregnancy. You’ll be guided each step of the way by the book’s obstetrician, midwife, nutritionist and personal trainer, helping you have the healthiest pregnancy you can. Jaquie will also be with you every step of the way, sharing her experience in a daily diary – sometimes funny, sometimes emotional but always real. You’ll read about IVF, pregnant sex, single mums, body changes, soap cravings and much more. You’ll find 30 morning sickness cures, discover why your poo might be angry, what birth is like and how to cope when your baby is finally here.
Written for the wanting-to-be-pregnant and newly-pregnant mums-to-be, this is truly your one-stop-guide to everything the Kiwi gal needs to know about being pregnant, including sections on Preconception, First Trimester, Second Trimester, Third Trimester, Labour & Birth, and the Fourth Trimester (newbornhood). Well researched, up to date and comprehensive, I’m not fat I’m pregnant! is the hilarious and heart-warming book every mum-to-be needs on her bedside table.