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

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

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by Tia Mowry
     
 

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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

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 is 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.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"I love this book. The chapter on Tia constantly taking pregnancy tests— that was me. I wanted it really badly. Congratulations, Tia. Our little girl is all grown up."
Wendy Williams

“As fans of Tia and Tamera know, Tia’s pregnancy was uh, memorable…. She relives some of her greatest moments in her refreshingly candid new book. Here, as in the show, Tia is the queen of Too Much Information. (Isn’t that what we love about her?) … Your favorite mom-to-be will thank you for this one.”
Essence

“A fresh take on being a new mom… light and breezy, yet informative.”
Ebony

Library Journal
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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583334829
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/15/2012
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.82(w) x 8.32(h) x 0.91(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

Tia Mowryis known for her roles in the hit television series, Sister, Sister and BET’s The Game. She currently stars in Style Network’s reality series Tia & Tamera. The recipient of two NAACP Image Awards, she lives in Los Angeles with her husband, actor Cory Hardrict and their son, Cree Taylor Hardict.

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Oh, Baby!: Pregnancy Tales and Advice from One Hot Mama to Another 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 16 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I would enjoy her book just as i enjoy the show.
OneDisneyHeart More than 1 year ago
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! =]
MomsChoiceAwards More than 1 year ago
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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Can you make my stomache look like the cover girl's stomache?
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Read it in one day I loved it from cover to cover!
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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