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Books for Pregnancy and Motherhood


The Blue Jay’s Dance: A Birth Year by Louise Erdrich


Great With Child: Letters to a Young Mother by Beth Ann Fennelly


She Walks in Beauty: A Woman’s Journey Through Poems selected and introduced by Caroline Kennedy


The First Forty Days: The Essential Art of Nourishing the New Mother by Heng Ou


A Mother is a Story: A Celebration of Motherhood by Samantha Hahn 


Honoring Motherhood: Prayers, Ceremonies and Blessings by Lynn L. Caruso


Someday by Alison McGhee


Books to Read and Reread


A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry edited by Czeslaw Milosz


Risking Everything: 110 Poems of Love and Revelation edited by Roger Housden


The Principles of Uncertainty by Maira Kalman


The Gastronomical Me by M.F.K. Fisher


Orlando by Virginia Woolf


Travels with Myself and Another: A Memoir by Martha Gellhorn


A Natural History of the Senses and A Natural History of Love by Diane Ackerman


When Women Were Birds by Terry Tempest Williams