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Brought to you by Penguin. 

Whether you are planning for a baby, just found out you are pregnant or well into your third trimester, this audiobook will help you to feel confident, informed and inspired about your exciting journey ahead. 

Through years of work with families, senior midwife Marie Louise reveals the key things that will make the biggest, most positive difference to you and your baby as you navigate these life-changing months.  

As well as this, Marie Louise is renowned for bringing complex science to life. You’ll discover fascinating facts that underpin everything you and your baby will go through, including:

  • How your nervous system is synced with your baby and why baby already knows a lot about you when they are born.
  • The unique process your baby goes through to pass through the birth canal and how you work together in labour.
  • Incredible facts about breast milk. 

Packed with the most up-to-date findings and expert insights, you'll find everything you need to prepare for motherhood and, most importantly, understand and appreciate just how amazing you and your baby both are! 

©2020 Marie Louise (P)2020 Penguin Audio

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One word: FANTASTIC !!!!!

I don’t ever leave reviews, so take it from me when I say BUY THIS BOOK!!!!

Such a good read/ listen. I would HIGHLY recommend this book. I’m aiming to fall pregnant towards the end of this year as a first time mum. So it was nice to read such a POSITIVE perspective of preganacy and birth. It’s made me even more broody than before, and super excited for the journey of motherhood.

This book was easy to follow and clearly read. The author included so many top tips and tricks (perfect for 1st time mums and mums to be). I’m so glad I have this in my audible liberate as I’ll defo be listening to it again! Thank you for such an amazing book.
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Relaxing and calming for a first time over 35 mum to be.

It’s like the midwife is there answering all your inner thoughts. I’m a 1st time mum to be at early stage of pregnancy. I can’t speak to an actual midwife until weeks 7-8 and found this very reassuring, especially when you are experiencing everything for the first time and can’t talk about it till your 12 weeks! I will recommend this to every pregnant woman I meet from now on.

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Can’t recommend this book enough!

I found this book fairly early on in my 1st pregnancy and slowly worked through it during my pregnancy journey. I absolutely loved the positivity throughout the book which helped me feel so grateful and amazed by what my body was doing. The science is fascinating and helped me really understand the process of pregnancy and beyond. The tips and advice are so useful, I really can’t recommend this enough!

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Long but comprehensive

It took me a while to get through it, but I'm glad I did. I took S one notes as I went through and I'm feeling a little more prepared mentally for the journey and first few days.

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Amazing!

Amazing book packed with usual information and facts. Told in a down to earth way that mothers can relate to. Would recommend to anyone interested in learning more about the subject, or to anyone that is pregnant or have children. Throughly enjoyed it.

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love it!

Loved it! an amazing book. informative, simple and easy to listen to. I recommend this book strongly.

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So simple, helpful, lovely

I loved listening to this. Listening to Marie Louise read her words for herself made it so much more personal and reassuring. As a first time mum-to-be, who is overjoyed, but also a little terrified, this book was perfect. It tells you all you need to know without overwhelming you. It’s packed with fascinating, practical and heartfelt advice. It will leave you well informed and, perhaps more importantly, emotionally ready to bring your baby into the world.

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absolutely amazing 👏

I'm so impressed with that book. If you first mother to be especially in UK that book is like bible of knowledge for new mums. Also the wqy is presented it help you to gain confidence and better awareness of what to expect. highly!!!! recomended

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really useful, great that it includes post-birth

This book surpassed my expectations, I thought it was really clear and informative and great that it looked at the whole early experience for new mothers from pregnancy to looking after your mental health post-birth. Would definitely recommend.

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Brilliantly helpful!

I'm a first time Mum and this audiobook has been amazing and so helpful, informative and interesting.
I've listened to it fully once and I'm going to go back through it and write down key points which will help me get through Pregnancy and birth.