The 18 Best Selling Books on Pregnancy and Birth in Australia

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The 18 Best Selling Books on Pregnancy and Birth in Australia

 A good pregnancy book is invaluable especially for a first time Mum!

They are great resources to check on your progress, seeing if what is happening to you is normal (or not) – and to just have a laugh at the weird and wonderful ways your body is growing and changing.

These are a list of the 18 Best Selling Pregnancy and Birth Books in Australia.  There will be one right for you!

Up the Duff

By Kaz Cooke

This is my personal favourite pregnancy book and the one I bought myself (all those years ago now!).  It is funny, insightful and has all the information you need, together with loads of funny stories about being ‘Up the Duff’.  Kaz Cooke gives you the up-to-date lowdown on pregnancy, birth and coping when you first get home. No bossy-boots rules, just lots of cartoons and the soundest, sanest, wittiest advice you’ll ever get. Everything you need to know about the scary parts, the funny parts and your private parts.

Retails for $37.75 from Angus & Robertson

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Up the Duff

Belly Laughs

By Jenny Nut-Bag Bat-Shit-Crazy McCarthy

Okay so Jenny McCarthy is a nut bag – especially her stance on vaccination (don’t believe a word she says!).  BUT – her book on pregnancy is hilarious if you can look past the fact you should not listen to her for any information on diseases. She is funny, but an idiot.

Retails for $19.99 from Angus & Robertson

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Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth

By Ina May Gaskin

Drawing upon her thirty-plus years of experience, Ina May Gaskin, the nation’s leading midwife, shares the benefits and joys of natural childbirth by showing women how to trust in the ancient wisdom of their bodies for a healthy and fulfilling birthing experience. Based on the female-centered Midwifery Model of Care, Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth gives expectant mothers comprehensive information on everything from the all-important mind-body connection to how to give birth without technological intervention.

Retails for $27.01 from Angus & Robertson

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About Author

Jody Allen

Jody is the founder and essence of Stay at Home Mum. An insatiable appetite for reading from a very young age had Jody harbouring dreams of being a pu...Read Moreblished author since primary school. That deep-seeded need to write found its way to the public eye in 2011 with the launch of SAHM. Fast forward 4 years and a few thousand articles Jody has fulfilled her dream of being published in print. With the 2014 launch of Once a Month Cooking and 2015's Live Well on Less, thanks to Penguin Random House, Jody shows no signs of slowing down. The master of true native content, Jody lives and experiences first hand every word of advertorial she pens. Mum to two magnificent boys and wife to her beloved Brendan; Jody's voice is a sure fire winner when you need to talk to Mums. Read Less

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