Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Book Review: Mama Never Told Me


There are a lot of things that you expect during your pregnancy, even if you've never been pregnant before; weight gain, moodiness, nausea... what you may not expect are all the strange things that people will say to you. Emily Van Do was so surprised by the strange commentary she received during her pregnancy that she decided to write it all down. The result is a jaw-dropping book that sheds light on the strange things people say to pregnant women.

“Should you be eating that?” and “What, are you hormonal now?” are just a couple of the intrusive comments Emily shares in her illustrated book.  The quirky illustrations and snippets of conversations create a quick, funny book that provides a tiny view into the often misguided way people treat pregnant women. This book is perfect for an expectant mother who feels some of the comments she’s received are out of line, or for a family member who just doesn’t understand what it’s like.

Purchase a copy and learn more on mamanevertoldme.org

What's the strangest thing someone has said to you while pregnant?