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Pregnancy books & diaries - any recommendations?

(6 Posts)
FreckleBee Sun 31-Aug-14 15:02:39

Hello, I've found out I'm pregnant this week - yay! I wondered if anyone could recommend any books to talk me through my pregnancy ie what is happening at each stage! what to expect etc?
I also thought about keeping a pregnancy journal/diary as have kept a diary for years and thought it would be nice. Has anyone done this? If so did you use a particular journal or just a blank page diary?
Thanks in advance for and recommendations smile

natharley11 Sun 31-Aug-14 16:01:07

I have a pregnancy journal my partner bought of amazon its purple and space each week write and prompts and planning for baby pages. I love it.
Had one for ds too and soo nice be able look back

catg83 Mon 01-Sep-14 13:24:13

I have been given Rough Guide to Pregnancy and Birth and it is great. Good sense of humour and loads of info.

kittyvet Mon 01-Sep-14 20:58:24

I have the pregnancy bible and its very comprehensive although some of the info a bit dated.

Annarose2014 Mon 01-Sep-14 21:10:38

Pregnancy for Men (don't laugh). Its brilliant, all the up to date info and very sensitive but pretty funny at times. My DH read it cover to cover and then I did too. We didn't have to buy any other book, it's our Bible.

Biffalobuff Tue 02-Sep-14 10:30:47

I think I haas pregnancy bible,it was pretty good but lots of them are American and in the medical section mention things that you don't get here and the advice is different.
If I was getting another one I'd try and get one where the advice was uk based or at least not specific to any particular country.

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