Pregnancy Books can be a handy reference guide.
Here’s a list of pregnancy books for Australian mums.
Watch the Youtube Videos answering many common pregnancy questions.
Download my FREE Pregnancy Handbook for more information about pregnancy and birth.
- What to Expect When You’re Expecting. Murkoff, 2009
- The Australian Pregnant Book Dr Derrick Thompson. Wenderbella Press 1st Ed. 2009
- Up The Duff: The Real Guide To Pregnancy. Kaz Cooke, Penguin books
- The Complete Handbook of Pregnancy. Wendy Rose-Neil
- Caesarean Birth : A reassuring guide for Australian Parents : Zena Armstrong. Penguin
- Precious Babies: Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting After Infertility, Brian, Piatkus Books, 2011
- Birth Skills with Sarah Murdoch, Sundin, Allen & Unwin 2007
- Feeding the Bump, Nutrition and Recipes for Pregnancy, by Lisa Neal.
Books for you and your baby
- Gidget Foundation Bunny Books: These are delightful books you read to your baby, that also support your mental health.
- Mental Health Checklist after Birth – Beyond Blue
Preparing for your birth
Breathe and Birth – Hypnobirthing and Pregnancy Support
Kathy Waddington – Hypnobirthing Classes
Nourish Baby – Online Pregnancy and Birth Classes
- Breastfeeding: Getting Breastfeeding Right for You. Mary Renfrew
- The Breast Feeding Guide for Working Women: Annie Price and Nancy Ramford
Books about Babies and Toddlers
- Toddler Taming. Christopher Green, Double Day Publishers
- Baby and Child, Penelope Leach, Fontana
- Crying Baby, Sleepless Nights. Sandy Jones, Nelson
- Becoming Better Parents. Maurice Balson, H & M Lovegrove
- The Montessori Toddler, Simone Davies, Hiyoko Imai, Simone Davis
Recommended By Patients
- Baby Love. Robin Barker, PAN
- Save Our Sleep, Tizzie Hall
- Sleep Right, Sleep Tight. Cummings, Houghton & Williams, Double Day
Nutrition for Pregnancy and Infants
- Feeding the Bump. Neil, Allen and Unwin
- The Happy Baby Cookbook, Australian Women’s Weekly 2012, ACP Books
To make an appointment to discuss your pregnancy with Dr Peter England, give our team a call:
Learn more about Dr Peter England
Dr Peter England is a highly experienced Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. He provides care to women in Melbourne at a number of maternity hospitals. Peter’s private rooms are located in Fitzroy at St Vincent’s Private Hospital.
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I also write regular women’s health articles on a range of topics related to obstetrics and gynaecology.
Here are some of the most recent posts, or you can click over to the Women’s Health page to read more.
- PCOS and FertilityFollowing on from the last article about PCOS, this article explains its impact on fertility. How does PCOS impact fertility and what…
- PCOS: Polycystic Ovarian SyndromeAuthor: Obstetrician Dr Peter England PCOS Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is regularly shortened to the term PCOS. It is important to diagnose PCOS…
- What is a Mirena?A Mirena is a form of contraception belonging to the IUCD group. IUCDs are Intrauterine contraceptive devices and have been around since…
- Surgical Termination of PregnancyIn some circumstances, you might find that you require a surgical termination of pregnancy, this is also commonly called an abortion or…
- Type 1 Diabetes and PregnancyIf you are living with Type 1 Diabetes, your pregnancy and birth will need additional care to ensure both you and your…
- Preparing for your caesarean sectionPreparing for your caesarean section birth is important. It helps you to understand what happens on the day and to include your…