I don’t know about you, but as an expecting mom I cannot find enough information, advice, and resources to help me prepare for the journey that is ahead. I refer to it as the “sponge” phase of pregnancy – when suddenly all you can do is read registry tips, breastfeeding guides, and anything else that makes you feel even the tiniest bit more prepared for the unknown.
Typically I do all of my reading on my handy little Nook, but when picking out pregnancy and parenting books, I decided to go all old school and grab hard copies instead. My hope is that they will be my companions during late nights in the nursery, and something I can pass along to friends and family who might be expecting down the road.
There is no shortage of pregnancy, childbirth, or parenting books available, but some are most definitely better than others. Everyone has their own personal favorites, but here are (so far!) five of mine…