Required: What to Expect When You’re Expecting
Highly Recommended: 1-2 additional general reference books, 1-2 on health and nutrition, 1 for fathers
Optional: 2-3 additional books on topics of interest to you such as schools and names
For insights and advice, have fun exploring Ideas and Inspiration, Mum Profiles or our blog. Don’t forget to create baby lists to keep track of all your information and also that Crux Baby has put together a number of extremely helpful example lists of what to buy for baby to help guide you.
Key Questions, Tips, and What to Look For
What to Expect When You’re Expecting is considered the undisputed baby bible with 93% of literate women in the US buying it within weeks of learning they are pregnant. Particularly for first-time mothers, pregnancy guides are an extremely valuable source of information on everything from the stages of baby’s development and changes your body goes through to information on the latest medical developments, birthing techniques, common problems, medical checks, the importance of diet, fitness and much more. Given the critical role of mother’s health in the optimal physical and mental development of your unborn baby, we also highly recommend reading up on general health and nutrition during pregnancy.