What Are The Best Pregnancy Books? In this overview, you will find our best recommendations in terms of books about getting pregnant and pregnancy. Maybe you are pregnant for the first time and everything is new to you. Here you will find at least the best tips in terms of fill-in books and help books for pregnancy. Read along…

The 10 Best Books About Pregnancy

When you are pregnant for the first time, you are at the beginning of an uncertain period in which the body changes in a way that has not been experienced before. It is nice to be able to read experiences of other women at such a time or to get answers to pressing questions from experts. Especially for the fathers-to-be, we have also included a few books in our top 10 that approach pregnancy from the male perspective.

We start our recommendations with the top 10 best books about Pregnancy of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

Best Books About PregnancyAuthor
The Day-by-day Pregnancy BookDr Maggie Blott
Your pregnancy week by week, what to expect from conception to birthProfessor Lesley Regan
Your baby week by week, the ultimate guide to caring for your new babyDr Caroline Fertleman
Eating during pregnancyDr Harriet Holme
Oh Crap potty training, everything modern parents need to know to do it once and do it rightJamie Glowacki
Postpartum Nutrition A Expert’s Guide to Eating After a BabyDr Harriet Holme
The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and Your Children Will be Glad That You DidPhilippa Perry
How to Talk so Little Kids will Listen, A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7Joanna Faber and Julie King
The Whole-Brain ChildDr Daniel Siegel and Dr Tina Bryson
Hurrah for Gin A book for perfectly Imperfect parentsKatie Kirby

The updated top 10 list: the best books about pregnancy

What to Expect When You’re Expecting

We recommend this guide to every new mother-to-be. A pregnancy can be scary, and this book will help you prepare for what to expect. From the very basics to the more delicate details, Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel share every bit of information and give you tips and advice.

What to Expect: The Congratulations, You’re Expecting! Gift Set: (Includes What to Expect When You’re Expecting and What to Expect The First Year)

Whether it’s a gift for yourself or someone else, this gift set is an excellent choice for someone who is going to be a parent. It includes the first book on our list, but also comes with ‘What to Expect The First Year’.

Pregnancy Day By Day: An Illustrated Daily Countdown to Motherhood, from Conception to Childbirth and

Some people want to know everything there is to know about each phase of a pregnancy. This book does just that. It all starts at the time of conception, and the book doesn’t finish until the first two weeks after giving birth.

Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy: 2nd Edition: Fully Revised and Updated

Do you know how to make sure you have a healthy pregnancy? You may be healthy now, but once you are pregnant, there are two of you to take care of. This book by the Mayo Clinic explains what a healthy pregnancy is and how you keep being healthy the next 9 months.

The Pregnancy Encyclopedia: All Your Questions Answered

This encyclopedia has a question with answer on every page, and it includes pictures or other graphic material to teach you about pregnancy.

Before Your Pregnancy: A 90-Day Guide for Couples on How to Prepare for a Healthy Conception (2nd Ed.)

This is not actually a book on being pregnant, but information on getting pregnant. What can you do to conceive quicker and have a healthier pregnancy? ‘Before Your Pregnancy’ deals with this first phase of becoming parents.

The First-Time Mom’s Pregnancy Journal: Monthly Checklists, Activities, & Journal Prompts

When it’s your first time becoming a mother, you can never have enough checklists and tips. This journal combines that with writing possibilities on key moments in your baby’s development. You can also write about specific milestones. This is the perfect memory you can create by yourself.

Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide

Every pregnancy and every birth is one of a kind. Penny Simkin knows this for a fact, and that’s why she had made sure that this book answers all questions, not just the general ones. This guide will make sure you are healthy and safe during your pregnancy, and it will help you make choices along the way.

We’re Pregnant! The First Time Dad’s Pregnancy Handbook

“We’re pregnant” she said enthusiastically, but for a first-time dad this message can be quite a shock, even if you have discussed wanting to start a family. To prepare the father for the next nine months, this book shares the basics on pregnancies and how you can show support.

Before Birth: A week-by-week guide to your baby’s development during pregnancy

We find this book extremely interesting, because it combines professional knowledge with personal experience. Julie Currin wanted to make detailed information about the growth of a baby available to everyone, so she decided to write down everything she knows in such a way that everyone will be able to understand.

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