Best Pregnancy Books for 2020 (That are Actually Worth Reading)




Pregnant woman reading stack of pregnancy books on her couch

I often get asked for book recommendations from newly pregnant women – I can only assume it’s because they’ve already read every nook and cranny of Pregnant Chicken (cough).

I actually read quite a few books the first time around and I didn’t like many of them (I was lucky to read a cereal box the second time). I found they were either scary, patronizing or both, and none of them made me feel more prepared for the arrival of my son. Instead, they made me feel completely incompetent and overwhelmed at my inevitable failure as a mother.

So I decided to ask you guys what you thought and you came up with some great ones! I’ve broken them down into groups starting with pregnancy books, and moving on down the timeline. Take a peek and let us know what we should add!

Here are the best books to read when you’re expecting a baby:

stack of four pregnancy books

“I Am Woman!” Books

One of my biggest…

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