‘Hilariously frank’ The Sun
‘Down to earth. Everything a new mum-to-be needs.’ Mother & Baby
‘An informative , honest read with well broken down sections on each stage of pregnancy, labour , birth and newborn stage. Plenty of information without being overwhelming and lots of humorous snippets inbetween. The real life stories are lovely and show how different everyone’s experience is. I will be reading it again before I embark on my second pregnancy.’ Anna Hext, New Mum
If you want a sugar-coated guide to pregnancy, this isn’t it!
Like a best-friend/doula/useful pocket guide all in one, this book will be with you through every stage of your pregnancy. Pregnancy: the Naked Truth is a refreshing, truthful guide to nine months of scary decisions, medical jargon and life-changing events. From scans, maternity leave and common pregnancy ailments, to what labour’s really like, we tell you straight – the kind of frank, honest advice you expect from your best mate.
We cover the questions that you’ll really want the answers to but may not want to ask, including:
• I got really drunk in the first 3 months – will my baby be ok?
• Will I need to wear big pants?
• What’s an episiotomy?
• Are piles inevitable?
• Can I still have sex when I’m huge?
Full of practical advice, this book will help waylay your fears and ensure you make the right choices for you and your baby.
About the Author
Anya Hayes is writer and Pilates teacher specialising is all things pregnancy and post-natal. Her book Pregnancy the Naked Truth offers a no-holds barred guide to pregnancy answering all those embarrassing questions new mums are afraid to ask. She lives in south London and has two young children.