This book is the antidote to the rather wholesome, oh-so-serious and often smug range of pregnancy literature currently on offer. It's a story for women everywhere who have been, are or want to be pregnant. Mel Giedroyc, from "Mel & Sue", has based the book on her own experiences of pregnancy and birth and the dramas which ensue, and it covers everything from the usual morning sickness, food cravings and getting a seat on the bus, to the not-so-usual talking in Latin to the foetus through a shower attachment and falling in love with the Epidural anaesthetist. It's a witty and insightful narrative of events leading up to the birth of a first baby through the eyes of an excited, shambolic and slightly at sea, thirty-something, who pens the trials and tribulations of her journey to motherhood.
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"highly polished and intelligent to boot" The Times "Legends in their own lunchtime" The GuardianFrom the Publisher:
Mel Giedroyc is one half of the comedy duo Mel & Sue and these are the 'mumoirs' of her strange and hilarious spiral towards motherhood.
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Book Description Ebury Press, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0091886864