Being pregnant for the first time can be one of the most surreal, exhilarating, and panic inducing times of a person’s life. Whether you’re currently expecting or you’re planning ahead, the following books will help you have a more simple, informed and life changing transition to parenthood. I have organized the top pregnancy books for first time moms into three sections – by trimester of pregnancy – first, second and third.
If you are currently in the first trimester, or not yet pregnant, these pregnancy books will get you off to a great start.
The first trimester pregnancy books are devoted to
- general pregnancy information
- baby development
- morning sickness remedies
- birth options
- pregnancy journals
If you are in the second trimester, or are wanting to get a head start, these top pregnancy books for first time moms in the second trimester will be a great fit for you.
The second trimester pregnancy books cover
- general childbirth education
- childbirth methods
- building your birth team
- birth stories
If you are nearing the end of pregnancy and are thinking about life after baby, these top rated pregnancy books books are especially for you.
The third trimester pregnancy book list consists of
- breastfeeding books
- baby care books
- a vaccine book
- baby sleep books
- postpartum care
- baby books for dads
- infant books