Oh, Baby!: Pregnancy Tales and Advice from One Hot Mama to Another

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From the bloating to the belching to the Baby Story marathons that might just drive you crazy, prime-time star and new mom Tia Mowry delivers the lowdown in a frank, hilarious guide to modern pregnancy.

Tia Mowry’s 800,000+ Twitter followers know that she tells it like it is. Now, in a pregnancy guide like no other, Tia leaves no topic off-limits while helping expectant moms stay empowered, pampered, and laughing out loud. From sex during the third trimester to pimped-out ...

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Overview

From the bloating to the belching to the Baby Story marathons that might just drive you crazy, prime-time star and new mom Tia Mowry delivers the lowdown in a frank, hilarious guide to modern pregnancy.

Tia Mowry’s 800,000+ Twitter followers know that she tells it like it is. Now, in a pregnancy guide like no other, Tia leaves no topic off-limits while helping expectant moms stay empowered, pampered, and laughing out loud. From sex during the third trimester to pimped-out strollers, Oh, Baby! reveals what to really expect on that nine-month road to the delivery room.

Sharing her personal experience with cravings (she couldn’t have done it without sourdough bread and Funyuns); maternity clothes (Tia prefers black, with sequins); panty liners (memorize that aisle at the drugstore); vagina exercises (just say No!); and hiding your bump from your coworkers (tricky for Tia, since her character on The Game was in lingerie half the time), the maternity maven also discusses Ask the OB Q&A’s she posed to her own ob-gyn, along with dozens of tried-and-true tips for combating morning sickness, fear, and everything else that might overshadow a radiant glow.

From the time she started showing to the moment she welcomed her new baby boy, Cree Taylor, into the world, Tia was in the spotlight, from Access Hollywood to every glossy magazine and countless online sites. Yet she stayed down-to-earth throughout it all. Keeping it real, Oh, Baby! helps every mommy-to-be stay stylish, maintain her dignity, and trust her gut (no matter how big it gets).

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Readers may recognize Mowry, winner of many NAACP, People's Choice, and Teen Choice awards, from her TV successes such as Sister, Sister; The Game; or Tia and Tamera. Adventures in pregnancy and parenting are frequent material for the style circuit, and like most celebrity mom tales, the advice here is secondary to the teller and is thus overly personal and clichéd. She covers everything from her early pregnancy to menu plans and from wardrobe advice to sex after the baby. Interspersed with stories about her swollen feet and flatulence problems are "Ask the OB" sidebars, which address common medical questions (such as swollen feet and flatulence). The book thus suffers from an identity crisis, hovering awkwardly between memoir and parenting. VERDICT While her acting success does not translate to print, Mowry has many followers and is a popular celebrity personality. Libraries should purchase for demand only.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781583335284
  • Publisher: Avery Trade
  • Publication date: 6/4/2013
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 331,581
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Tia Mowry is known for her teen role in the hit television series, Sister, Sister and her role on BET’s hit sitcom The Game. She currently stars in Style Network’s reality series Tia & Tamera with her sister and has recently appeared on Access Hollywood, The Talk, E!, and in People, US Weekly, Parade, and much more. The recipient of two NAACP Image Awards, she lives in Los Angeles with her husband, actor Cory Hardrict and their son, Cree Taylor Hardrict.

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Table of Contents

Introduction l

1 Knocked Up .. . Kinda 7

2 Who, Me? Preggers? 25

3 Barfing, Belching, and Hair Down There 47

4 If I Want Your Opinion, I'll Ask for It 73

5 Gimme, Gimme 85

6 Loco Emotions 109

7 Way Too Much Information 129

8 Hot Mama 141

9 Booty Call 155

10 Bugaboos, Boppies, and Bottles—Oh, My! 167

11 The Big Day 189

12 Sleepless Nights and Mommy Milestones 209

Acknowledgments 231

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 25, 2012

    Great book

    I loved this book from the time I started it to the time I was done with it.This book keeps you intrested for hours. 5 stars for this book ,its amazing

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 17, 2012

    Awesome

    I loved this book! Must read for expecting and unexpecting moms. Funny funny funny! Poor tia went through it lol. Must be honest when i first started reading like the first 5-10 pgs i wasnt connecting but then i cnt put it dwn im half way fone and i just got it two hrs ago. Lol i wished she used never before seen photos tho because alot have been published on blogs that ive seen.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 28, 2012

    Love this book

    I enjoyed reading this book. It is great for expecting moms. I also would recommend this book to women who are already moms. Tia went through things I did while pregnant, so it would make you feel like you are not alone. Great read!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2012

    It was great

    lgreattttttt

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 3, 2012

    Good

    I would enjoy her book just as i enjoy the show.

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  • Posted October 14, 2012

    Must Read for Anyone!

    I loved this book very much and found it really funny and enjoyable! It was a really good read and I found this book to be great for first time moms and as of now I myself am not expecting but a family member is and I passed it along to her and it really helped her with things she was worried about with being a first time mom! I highly recomend this book for expecting and unexpecting moms I think everyone will really enjoy it! =]

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 23, 2012

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    A Mom's Choice Award Recipient!

    Oh, Baby is a recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award. The Mom’s Choice Awards honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of the panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of PBS’s Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, New York Times best-selling Author and; LeAnn Thieman, motivational speaker and coauthor of seven Chicken Soup For The Soul books. Parents and educators look for the Mom’s Choice Awards seal in selecting quality materials and products for children and families.

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    Posted September 4, 2012

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    From what i read it sound cool i can't wait to read it the book sound like it a hit just can't wait to read it

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 27, 2014

    To anyone

    Another female sex slave is at the next result.

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    Posted May 27, 2014

    Bailey

    Haha slut

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 2013

    Gabe

    Im sorry but no i wont make you pregneate

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 7, 2013

    Liz

    Can you make my stomache look like the cover girl's stomache?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2013

    Loved it!

    Read it in one day I loved it from cover to cover!

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