by Kate Evans - £14.99 Myriad Editions (2014)
paperback ISBN 13: 9781908434357 | ISBN 10: 190843435x
Kate Evans, celebrated author of the breastfeeding bestseller, The Food of Love, acclaimed cartoonist and mother, turns her attention to the joys and pains of growing a baby.
Evans deftly handles the physical and emotional changes that come with being pregnant, looking at the practicalities of every stage as well as the challenges that may arise. Her no-nonsense, quirky and accessible text is illustrated throughout with detailed artwork to guide the reader through the intricacies of human reproduction, whilst her customary laugh-out-loud cartoons demystify the complexities of pregnancy and birth.
The book includes: • a graphic guide to conception • practical help for those trying to conceive • early pregnancy advice • stop telling me what to do • food, glorious food • the call of the duvet • engaging with the professionals • abortion rights and wrongs • miscarriage support • screening and scans • are you ready to have a baby? • the physical preparations • ripening and readying • waiting well past your due date • the art of birth: labour • push it real good • the Caesarean section
(Price & availability last checked: December 2014)