Best books for those caring for their parents

When I first became pregnant, I remember rushing to the bookstore. This was new territory. I am someone who likes to feel prepared. Where should I turn? My default has always been books. But there were hundreds to choose from. The one that consistently got the highest marks was “What to Expect When You’re Expecting.” My copy was well-thumbed by the time I delivered my first child in 2000, my second in 2002 and my third in 2004. I remember reading and rereading the chapter on signs of labor. Why did I think I wouldn’t recognize the signs?


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