Must-Have Pregnancy Books

Whether this is your first baby or fourth, you’ll find helpful tips on pregnancy, birth, and the postpartum period from these essential books.

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What to Expect When You're Expecting

What to Expect When You're Expecting

This perennially bestseller explains what you and Baby will be going through during every stage of your pregnancy

Price: $10.57

Store: Amazon

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Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide

Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide

This tried-and-true book provides pregnant couples with valuable information about fetal development, labor, and birth. It also covers the postpartum period and newborn care.

Price: $13.59

Store: Jet

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The Pregnancy Countdown NOOK Book

The Pregnancy Countdown NOOK Book

Get ready for a page of helpful tips and quotes for each day of your pregnancy!

Price: $9.99

Store: Barnes & Noble

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Your Pregnancy Week-by-Week

Your Pregnancy Week-by-Week

This book's trademark week-by-week formula helps you track your baby's growth and development on the same schedule your doctor uses.

Price: $11.10

Store: Amazon

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The Belly Book: A Nine Month Journal

The Belly Book: A Nine Month Journal

A prepartum book that helps you document your entire pregnancy.

Price: $11.39

Store: Wal-Mart

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The Dos and Don’ts of Pregnancy: From Conception to Birth

The Dos and Don’ts of Pregnancy: From Conception to Birth

Nothing but the facts! This book answers all questions -- both common and not -- that pregnant women ask.

Price: $12.95

Store: Barnes & Noble

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The Little Big Book of Pregnancy

The Little Big Book of Pregnancy

A heartwarming collection of essays, fiction, and poetry on birth and pregnancy.

Price: $22.93

Store: Amazon

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Dad's Pregnant Too!

Dad's Pregnant Too!

Expectant fathers need to prepare for pregnancy, too! This guide details how.

Price: $1.99+ 

Store: Barnes & Noble

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The Expectant Father: Facts, Tips, and Advice for Dads-to-Be

The Expectant Father: Facts, Tips, and Advice for Dads-to-Be

This book describes the emotional, financial, and even physical changes fathers-to-be may experience during their partner's pregnancy.

Price: $16.01

Store: Jet

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The 100 Healthiest Foods to Eat During Pregnancy

The 100 Healthiest Foods to Eat During Pregnancy

This nutritional reference guide makes it easy for pregnant women to eat well.

Price: $14.49

Store: Wal-Mart

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Beautiful Babies: Nutrition for Fertility, Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Baby’s First Foods

Beautiful Babies: Nutrition for Fertility, Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Baby’s First Foods

This book lays out what you should and shouldn't eat when trying to conceive, during pregnancy, and while breast-feeding.

Price: $17.73

Store: Amazon

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The Everything Pregnancy Fitness Book

The Everything Pregnancy Fitness Book

All the information you need to exercise effectively and safely throughout your pregnancy.

Price: $19.99

Store: Barnes & Noble

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When You’re Expecting Twins, Triplets or Quads

When You’re Expecting Twins, Triplets or Quads

Congratulations on your multiples! This manual outlines nutrition, exercise, and prenatal care tips for your unique pregnancy.

Price: $16.18

Store: Jet

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100,000+ Baby Names: The Most Complete Baby Name Book

100,000+ Baby Names: The Most Complete Baby Name Book

This comprehensive tome covers a spectrum of names, along with their origins, meanings, and variations.

Price: $9.39

Store: Wal-Mart

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The Baby Name Wizard: A Magical Method for Finding the Perfect

The Baby Name Wizard: A Magical Method for Finding the Perfect

Drawing upon databases and computer models, this book guides you through names that fit your personal taste.

Price: $10.62

Store: Amazon

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Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth

The nation's leading midwife, Ina May Gaskin shares the joys and benefits of natural childbirth.

Price: $10.97

Store: Barnes & Noble

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Birthing from Within: An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth Preparation

Birthing from Within: An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth Preparation

This holistic approach to childbirth prepares you for each phase of the process.

Price: $14.14

Store: Jet

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Heading Home with Your Newborn: From Birth to Reality

Heading Home with Your Newborn: From Birth to Reality

Everything you need to know to get through the first months after birth.

Price: $12.24

Store: Wal-Mart

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The Happiest Baby on the Block: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Baby Sleep Longer

The Happiest Baby on the Block: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Baby Sleep Longer

Dr. Harvey Karp's revolutionary method for soothing a crying infant and promoting healthy sleep for babies and toddlers.

Price: $15

Store: Amazon

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What to Expect the First Year

What to Expect the First Year

Everything you need to know (and more!) about caring for your infant from birth through her first birthday.

Price: $10.81

Store: Barnes & Noble