Baby Book Nook.

Baby Book Nook.

6 Episodes

Baby Book Nook is a video book review series dedicated to exploring informative books about pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, and early parenting. Each episode features a book review, highlighting the key takeaways and insights that can help expecting and new parents navigate this transformative journey. From practical tips and advice to emotional support and encouragement, Baby Book Nook is a must-watch for anyone looking to expand their knowledge and understanding of this exciting and challenging time of life. So grab a cup of tea, get cozy, and join us in the Baby Book Nook

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  • 'Expecting Better' by Emily Oster

    Episode 1

    In this first episode of Baby Book Nook, we review "Expecting Better" by Emily Oster. Oster challenges conventional pregnancy wisdom with data-driven insights, encouraging expectant parents to make informed decisions. Join us as we explore Oster's compelling arguments and examine the benefits of ...

  • 'Transformed By Birth' by Britta Bushnell

    Episode 2

    In this episode of Baby Book Nook, host Allison Carpowich reviews 'Transformed By Birth' by Britta Bushnell. The book offers insights into the spiritual and emotional dimensions of childbirth, using symbolism and mythological analogies. Bushnell challenges contemporary views of birth by addressin...

  • 'Real Food for Pregnancy' by Lily Nichols

    Episode 3

    In this episode of Baby Book Nook, Allison Carpowich dives into "Real Food for Pregnancy" by Lily Nichols. Nichols, a celebrated dietitian and researcher, offers an evidence-based view on prenatal nutrition. The book emphasizes the value of real food, addresses common pregnancy concerns, and unde...

  • 'The First Forty Days' by Heng Ou

    Episode 4

    A look at "The First Forty Days: The Essential Art of Nourishing the New Mother." Authored by Heng Ou, it emphasizes the importance of the initial 40 days post-childbirth for a mother's healing and recovery. Drawing from traditional Taiwanese practices, the book contrasts with the modern "bounce ...

  • 'Good Moms Have Scary Thoughts' by Karen Kleiman

    Episode 5

    We explore "Good Moms Have Scary Thoughts" by Karen Kleiman. This comic-style book, illustrated by Molly McIntyre, dives into the often silent world of postpartum anxieties. Kleiman, a maternal mental-health expert, highlights that these "scary thoughts" are common and encourages open dialogue. D...

  • 'Taking Charge of Your Fertility' by Toni Weschler

    Episode 6

    In this episode of Baby Book Nook, Allison Carpowich unpacks "Taking Charge of Your Fertility" by Toni Weschler. This guide sheds light on the Fertility Awareness Method (FAM), empowering women to decode their menstrual cycles. Weschler addresses fertility myths, reproductive disorders, and gende...