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Say No to Placenta Pics - And Other Hilarious Unsolicited Advice for Pregnant Women - cover

Say No to Placenta Pics - And Other Hilarious Unsolicited Advice for Pregnant Women

Jillian M. Parsons

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing

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Written by two best friends, the book is a product of real girl talk between BFFs about the truths of pregnancy, as seen from a mom who went through it and her best friend who observed from the sidelines. It conveys a sense of female camaraderie over an exclusively female topic and reclaims it above the myriad of how-to, self-help maternity guides out there. This book is for moms and non-moms—all women—in the vein of The Girlfriends’ Guide to Pregnancy (2007, half a million copies sold).

In line with strong media messages about body positivity and women’s rights, this book champions the pregnant woman—and how it’s okay to show (and laugh at) the dirtier, but just as real, side of pregnancy. The ideal book for the mom-to-be who wants a light-hearted, empathetic beachside read away from her stresses

A great baby shower gift from one woman to another, with possible book club potential, especially for gatherings of new moms or moms-to-be

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