The Best Friends' Guide to Surviving the First Year of Motherhood

The Best Friends' Guide to Surviving the First Year of Motherhood

by VickiIovine (Author)

Synopsis

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' you

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More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Published: 21 Jan 1999

ISBN 10: 0747536481
ISBN 13: 9780747536482
Book Overview: By the author of The Best Friends' Guide to Pregnancy

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