Reviews and Blog Posts: pregnancy

Belly laughs : the naked truth about pregnancy and childbirth

by Jenny McCarthy

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This is a great quick read. There isn't a whole of doctor talk or scientific stuff when it comes to pregnancy, just a pregnant talking about what can go wrong or what weird things happen during pregnancy. It has a great sense of humor, but there wasn't too much that...

Gabi, a girl in pieces

by Isabel Quintero

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Gabi is a "Mexican fat girl". She loves her family, and food, and poetry, and maybe even Martin Espada. Also food. But no matter what she loves, she's pessimistic about her life. And why shouldn't she be? She's a virgin, she's poor, her father's a crackhead, her best friend is...

Pregnant butch : nine long months spent in drag

by A. K. Summers

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A unique graphic novel about one person's pregnancy experience. How many pregnant women have to tell their landlord no, I'm not getting fat, I'm having a baby--and then go on to explain that no, they're not adopting? Teek's experiences questioning her own identity, desirability, with various medical providers, and reasons...

When "What to Expect" just isn't enough.

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Countdown to baby? Let DPL help you prepare for the arrival of your little one with our massive collection of baby books and dvds. Besides, what else are you going to read in the waiting room?

If you're anything like me, the minute you find out you're pregnant you'll immediately go out and purchase your own brand new copy of What to Expect When You're Expecting.  If you're anything like me, you'll curl up in bed with it and study it religiously until you fall asleep at 7:00 p.m.--if you can stay up that late in your first trimester. If you're anything like me, you'll soon find yourself dreaming about car-seat/stroller combos and infant layettes.

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