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A brilliant pregnancy book

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owenhuw Wed 28-Sep-11 22:15:22

When i was pregnant i had a great book on pregnancy but i can't remember the title or the author. Now my friend is pregnant i'd like to get it for her. It was written in a humorous way and i can remember it had a ruler at the bottom of every page telling you how big your baby will be this week. Please, does anyone recognise my description? It's not a Vicki Lovine!
Thank you.

hermionejgranger Thu 29-Sep-11 07:30:56

I think the one you're talking about is the Rough Guide to Pregnancy - I've got it and agree it's fab! Did the author describe the baby v early on as lookng like a "space prawn" and then have to have an EMCS at the end? If so, def the Rough Guide!

HTH smile

festiemum Thu 29-Sep-11 07:33:38

Yes, hear hear! It is the BEST guide to pregnancy ever, and it's by Kaz Cooke!

Midgetm Thu 29-Sep-11 07:36:27

Made me LMAO on the tube.

heartmoonshadow Thu 29-Sep-11 07:52:42

I had that book too for my first pregnancy it is fab and although I read it to death I am going to use it for this pregnancy too because it is cheery.

redexpat Thu 29-Sep-11 20:11:01

Yes, def rough guide.

openerofjars Mon 03-Oct-11 20:35:30

Oh, I loved that book. Her Rough Guide to Babies and Toddlers is ace as well: really common sense with great play ideas.

Plus the cartoons are vey funny!

peggyblackett Mon 03-Oct-11 20:39:32

I loved the Rough Guide. I didn't realise there was a toddler equivalent....<goes off to look on Amazon>.

openerofjars Wed 05-Oct-11 21:02:13

If the author isn't a mumsnetter she bloody well ought to be. She somehow makes being a parent of tiny child/ren seem like a job that can actually be done by normal people who panic, swear and fail to feed their offspring broccoli, rather than by saints and goddesses. I have a tiny weeny girl crush on her.grin

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