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Nobody Tells You

by Becca Maberly

Biography / Autobiography eBooks of the Month Lifestyle and Health Mind & Body - books to help you be better Star Books

LoveReading View on Nobody Tells You

Nobody Tells You is a brilliant and reassuring companion for anyone starting out on the path to parenthood, from getting pregnancy all the way through to feeding your baby. Featuring diverse real-life stories, it feels so natural and personal, like you’re chatting with friends. These are real people (with their twitter handles and photos) answering real questions about different types of pregnancies, babycare and parenthood. So you know that whatever you’re thinking – or feeling – is normal, and that you’re not alone. It’s a reminder that parenting may be a struggle at times – all those niggling things that no one else is going to tell you and you’ve not yet dared to ask. ‘Yes, contractions can hurt.’ ‘It’s natural to worry about your baby.’ ‘It may take time to bond.’ This book is packed with simple advice from healthcare professionals too, featuring essential tips on morning sickness, hospital items, and more. I wish I had been given a book like this before my two sons were born.

Victoria Goldman

Nobody Tells You Synopsis

A no-holds-barred collection of more than 100 real-life accounts of pregnancy, birth, and life with a baby, brought together with simple advice from pregnancy and postnatal expert Becca Maberly and consultant obstetrician Roger Marwood.

This broad range of honest pregnancy, birth and parenting stories, from the likes of Clemmie Telford, Molly Gunn, Megan Rose Lane, Anna Mathur and many more, is accompanied by professional and reassuring advice from experts that will help you navigate your own experience with positivity and confidence.

Nobody Tells You will give you all the tools you need to be informed and prepared for one of life's great journeys. Without any scaremongering or sugar coating, truths are shared about topics including:

  • Trying to conceive
  • C-Sections
  • Postnatal recovery
  • Not loving breastfeeding
  • Self-care
  • And many, many more!

Inspired by her own experience and frustration at the lack of honest information, Becca Maberly, pregnancy and postnatal expert and the founder of A Mother Place, and Roger Marwood, an obstetrician and gynaecologist, compiled this collection about the highs and lows of the unique and often nerve-wracking experience of pregnancy, childbirth and beyond.

Together, with the help of a range of contributors, they share their reliable, evidence-based advice with positivity and a good dose of humour. Whether you're just thinking about having a baby, you are already pregnant, or you have become a parent recently, this book is an invaluable guide.

Nobody Tells You Press Reviews

Nobody Tells You... should be every new mother's companion. I found myself nodding, giggling, thinking, remembering, tearing up and laughing as I read the golden nuggets of insight, and the stories shared... It reminded you that you are not alone in any of the experiences or feelings that come with motherhood. - Anna Mathur, psychotherapist

Refreshingly honest... an insightful read for all parents to be! - Midwife Marley

A truly wonderful resource for new parents and prospective parents alike. - Adam Kay, author of This is Going to Hurt

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ISBN: 9781529056051
Publication date: 15/04/2021
Publisher: Bluebird an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781529056068
Publication date: 15/04/2021
Publisher: Bluebird an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Ebook

Book Information

ISBN: 9781529056068
Publication date: 15th April 2021
Author: Becca Maberly
Publisher: Bluebird an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Ebook
Genres: Biography / Autobiography, eBook Favourites, Lifestyle & Health, Mind & Body, Star Books,

About Becca Maberly

Becca Maberly is the eldest daughter of Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Roger Marwood, and has become a pregnancy and postnatal expert almost by osmosis. She created and edits the website and social media platform A Mother Place, which offers online antenatal classes and support for the postnatal period. She is also the mastermind behind 'The Doctor and Daughter Antenatal Classes' which have been running in London since 2014. Becca lives in South West London with her husband and her two boys and loves spending time with them and swimming...but not at the same time! Mr Roger Marwood MB BS, MSc, FRCOG ...

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