The Pregnancy Journal: A Day-to-Day Guide to a Healthy and Happy Pregnancy by A. Christine Harris is book that provides mothers-to-be with information regarding a mother’s health and the baby’s development. It is filled with tips, advice, and blank spaces for the reader’s personal reflection on her journey towards motherhood.
Pregnant women will love how the book will allow them to express what they feel on a day-to-day basis using the blank space provided for them. Some may even ask their husbands to accompany them as they fill in the journals. Such kind of interaction with their husbands or partners will make them understand what really is going on with pregnant women. The men will also be able to strengthen their connection with their unborn babies as they help the mothers work on the pregnancy journal. Some mothers will surely applaud the additional information included in the book like sections entitled Childbirth in Other Cultures and Childbirth Now and Then. The readers will also discover that the book is filled with knowledge that focus on the mother and the baby’s health and nutrition. The book also provides excitement to soon-to-be parents because it allows them to monitor the mother’s progress in her pregnancy as well the baby’s development.
Some people will be disappointed to see that the dates indicated in the book are off and do not coincide with the dates found on the internet or those provided by medical professionals. Other will not like the inconsistencies in the amount of blanks spaces for the reader’s personal thoughts. Furthermore, there are some tasks and exercises in the book that the reader may find too tedious or too hard to accomplish. Lastly, some mothers may think that the book is more of an informative compilation of facts about pregnancy rather than a pregnancy journal.