+ Reply to Thread
Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123
Results 21 to 23 of 23
  1. #21
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    1,222
    Thanks
    1,146
    Thanked
    425
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    i read all three of chelsea handler's books
    -my horizontal life
    -are you there vodka, it's me chelsea
    -chelsea chelsea bang bang
    was great, and i'm sure that all the laughing helped tone my uterus for contractions


    as far as baby books go, trust your instincts. a quick read of up the duff and baby wrangling will give you all the basics. you just won't know until you meet baby - some things will work, things you say you will never do you WILL end up doing, and things you have never thought of (or read about) will be mentioned in passing in a mother's group.

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to halloweendee For This Useful Post:

    CharlieBug  (13-11-2012)

  3. #22
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    691
    Thanks
    29
    Thanked
    104
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Books to read before first baby arrives

    I second Tizzie Halls Save Our Sleep, she gives info on how to ensure you have enough supply. Some say it's not good for your supply but I have two friends who had no problems with supply after using her advice. She encourages expressing milk to build up your supply.

    What to Expect the First Year is also fantastic as its divided into months so it's easy to read as you go along.

  4. #23
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Sydney NSW
    Posts
    1,827
    Thanks
    596
    Thanked
    592
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Baby Love by Robyn Barker is a goodie.
    It covers feeding, sleeping, breastfeeding, milestones and so on- and divides it into a timeline eg: what to expect in the first 2-3 weeks, then 3 months and so on.
    There are parts of this book I still look at regularly even now I am on bub number 3. eg: wonder weeks, settling. It has some 'routines' in there as well.

    (Also, I don't know who wrote about cues for hunger and tiredness and so on- but I have found that all my babies really do say 'ning' when they are hungry- clear as day! Tiredness sounds are more of a 'werrr').


 

Similar Threads

  1. VBAC Must read books.
    By shazznbaz in forum VBAC
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-06-2012, 07:17
  2. does anyone read books by these authors?
    By Mopoke in forum Movies / Music / Books / TV Chat
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 17-01-2012, 10:07

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
BAE The Label
Versatile, premium maternity wear that you will love throughout pregnancy and long after. Cleverly designed for for all stages of motherhood so that you can 'Just be you (+1)'.
sales & new stuffsee all
Wendys Music School Melbourne
Wondering about Music Lessons? FREE 30 minute ASSESSMENT. Find out if your child is ready! Piano from age 3 years & Guitar, Singing, Drums, Violin from age 5. Lessons available for all ages. 35+ years experience. Structured program.
Use referral 'bubhub' when booking
featured supporter
Little Rugby NSW
Catch, weave, chase, run, but most of all have FUN! Little Rugby runs a NSW network of fun, safe and non-contact footy classes for BOYS and GIRLS aged 2yrs – 7th birthday.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!