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When you move around during the day, you rock the baby to sleep. Where the hell are my keys? We would oc A humourous and generally light-hearted take on the everything pregnancy. Eager for escape, Bianca throws herself into a closeted enemies-with-benefits relationship with him. Kaz lives in Melbourne with her family and enjoys toast.

However, I still enjoyed reading it weekly and the honesty in the last sections after the birth was really I asked for books that wouldn't scare me about pregnancy and this is perfect. Would recommend to anyone that is pregnant. There's no bossy-boots advice - just lots of cartoons and the soundest, sanest, wittiest advice you'll ever get.

Okay, so first, I got up the duff. Up the Duff is, like many pregnancy books, divided into chapters for each week of pregnancy. Kaz Cooke, the author of the bestselling pregnancy book Up the Duff, has you covered from your very first day with a baby. Isn't this terrifying, and wonderful, and fascinating, and boring as batshit, xampp win32 1.7 3 all at the same time?

Pregnancy is highly unpredictable. This book was my pregnancy bible the first time around. The author never stops and focuses on herself, never spends any time mentally preparing herself for her own birth. About the Author Kaz Cooke is an Australian author, cartoonist and radio broadcaster.

But the information in here is invaluable for a first timer. Cooke also makes suggestions for other helpful resources, which I really appreciated because there is so much to choose from and it's difficult to know where to start. Click on the cover image above to read some pages of this book! That being said, it was a cute, funny book with some practical information. But that's my personal choice.

As a result, what could have been a small, maybe useful reference book has ended up as a bloated, fluffy book that often seems out-of-order. This book is so helpful and down to earth. There is lanugo hair all over the body, and blood cells start to form in the bone marrow. Enter an Australian post code for delivery estimate.

The pregnancy diary helped me feel like the things I was feeling weren't so weird after all. Rather than have us watch videos of women in labour, she told stories and even acted out women's experiences, right down to the sounds they make.

Very funny and easy read- but still informative. Again, education is the key to a stress-free pregnancy I think, and this book can only go into so much detail. All three are drinking in the last chance saloon and they're about to discover that if you don't change your life, life has a way of changing you.

Friend recommended this book. Now in their early thirties, they've been living it up in London for ten years. Hilarious yet informative look at pregnancy from one of Australia's funniest writers. There's just too much coming later that you really don't need to worry about early on, and reading too far ahead can make you over-anxious, which you should definitely avoid being while pregnant! But overall, I found myself a bit alienated by Hermoine.

Why can't I feel the baby move yet? The final chapters are well worth a read. Sometimes, I found the diary entries very entertaining, and they contained some useful tidbits not spelled out in the more formal section of the chapter that follows. Open Preview See a Problem? This book was recommended to me by a friend.

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But mostly, the book is so empathetic, so understanding, so non-judgmental of pregnant women and their husbands. Work will go on as normal, life at home will be just the same, only I'll need bigger shirts at some point. Which makes pregnancy super fun. Some discussions have a slightly biased slant though it does provide recommendations on where to get further information.

Her anxieties were alien to me, even if they were funny. Each chapter also includes a fictional pregnancy diary which I found hilarious and endlessly reassuring and points readers towards a bunch of additional resources apps, books, websites, etc. What if labour goes on forever and nothing comes out? The apparently witty stories of her pregnancy albeit admittedly mixed with stories from other people came across as tiresome and not funny at all. Until he learns that without your health, you've got nothing.

The book was funny and easy to read. Unable to Load Delivery Dates.

At one point I became convinced I was going to give birth to a giant muesli. Will I ever be able to be alone again? Eventually, though, it was time for a big overhaul and a new cover colour - sunshiny yellow instead of limy, well, lime.

This book was definitely for me, but may not be for every one. This is an amazing, informative and down to earth book.

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The book is split up into the weeks of pregnancy. This Australian classic covers a lot of medical information from week to week of pregnancy, partnered with relatable diary entries which you may or may not find funny, and at times irritating.

All it did for me was piss me off and make me terrified of scented candles. So it feels like many chapters are either padded with unnecessary information, or there is information plonked un-chronologically into chapters, in order to even-out chapter sizes. What Cooke doesn't mention is that prostaglandin is naturally found in semen, and having sex as often as you can does the same trick without invasive medical intervention. Australia's most trusted advisor on women's health delivers the lowdown on pregnancy, birth and how to best prepare for life with a baby. Seems like I gotta write my own version.

Anyway, the foetus is definitely able to move around a lot, swing on the umbilical cord well, that's what it looks like and can bite its own fingers or do the hokey-pokey if it feels like it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This book is by no means comprehensive but it does help to navigate through the plethora of information out there for pregnant people and helps it all feel a bit less overwhelming. On several occasions I found myself actually laughing out loud at some of the situations I had found very relatable. She was an older city girl with a well-paying job and lived a bit of a yuppy life it seemed to me.

Its easy to read, simple and not complicated. So many people love this book. Anyway other than that a good book to guide your way through pregnancy. This book is regularly reprinted with updated medical information. We purchased this book to give our daughter and son in law as a gift to celebrate their pregnancy.

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You know they're not real contractions because the cramps stay. If you read everything in the book you might think pregnancy is a terrible minefield of bizarre health complaints. Well written, pragmatic, completely on point.

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