Best pregnancy books for moms

The Best Pregnancy Books for Moms & Dads

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The Best Pregnancy Books for Moms, Dads, and Both Parents!

I see so many people asking for recommendations on the best pregnancy books for moms, dads, or both parents. Here are all of my top must-have pregnancy books. Why should you trust this list? Because I’ve been pregnant twice. I’ve read the books and know which ones actually ended up being helpful – especially for first-time parents. You can thank me later!

To continue your book journey, head over to my complete list of intentional children’s books. All of these books have been selected intentionally because they promote messages of emotional intelligence, secure attachments, inclusivity, and diversity. Start stocking up your bookshelf now!

Be sure to look over my Must-Have Maternity Clothing Items as well! It’s the perfect blend of style and comfort.

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Best Pregnancy Books for Moms

The Birth of a Mother: How the Motherhood Experience Changes You Forever

I mentioned this book in my series on Becoming a Mother. There is so much focus on the physical changes during pregnancy and not enough on the mental, emotional, spiritual, or foundational. 10/10 recommend this book!

The Headspace Guide to a Mindful Pregnancy

This book eased my pregnancy nerves and allowed me to have a more peaceful pregnancy – despite the fact that it was mid-pandemic.

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth

An absolute must-have for all pregnant moms. It’s filled with positive birth stories, wisdom, and education for all potential birth outcomes. You really need this book!

Birthing From Within

Here is a holistic approach to childbirth that examines this profound rite-of-passage not as a medical event but as an act of self-discovery.

Pregnancy Books for Fathers

From Dude to Dad

This was my husband’s favorite pregnancy book! It has a lot of personality and is a fun read. Definitely a must-have for all dads!

The Expectant Father

The most classic book for all expectant fathers. My husband learned a lot from this book – and was able to support me better because of it!

Best Pregnancy Books for Both!

What to Expect When You’re Expecting

The classic book for all expecting mothers – you’ve likely heard of it! They even have an app to walk you through your pregnancy.

The Happiest Baby on the Block

“The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer” Don’t just focus on the pregnancy… Prepare yourself for life with a newborn as well!

Intentional Children’s Books

Your book journey is just beginning! Remember to check out my complete list of intentional children’s books. These books have been intentionally selected because they include positive messages surrounding emotional intelligence, secure attachments, inclusivity, and diversity. All things necessary for raising a healthy, securely attached, and kind human!

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