Best Friends' Guide to Surviving the First Year of Motherhood

Best Friends' Guide to Surviving the First Year of Motherhood : Wise and Witty Advice ...

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There's no magical formula for new mums, but The Best Friends' Guide to Surviving the First Year of Motherhood can help you to cope - and to enjoy yourself. When it comes to your new baby, everyone from Dr Spock to your mother-in-law has an armful of advice. But no one is delivering any tips on how you can care for yourself. Now, four-time delivery-room veteran Vicki Iovine answers your questions, calms you fears and cracks you up as only a friend can with straight advice and hilarious observations on: Baby euphoria: is it a mind-altering drug? 'Partner? What partner?': taking care of the big baby as well as the little baby 'I want my old body back!': what you can fix and what you can't The droning phenomenon: the inability to discuss anything but your baby for more than thirty seconds 'Do I have to become Penelope Leach?': conquering your fear of becoming a less than perfect mother Competitive mothering: coping with know-it-alls, finger pointers and others who try to 'Out-Mum' youshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 152 x 226 x 20mm | 340.19g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747536481
  • 9780747536482
  • 313,087

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'The funny side of life with a newborn - great therapy on a weepy, sleep deprived day' Pregnancy and Birth Magazineshow more

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