Fresh and funny, this perfect gift for new mothers is a refreshingly different guide to breastfeeding. Packed with hilarious and stylish graphics, it will entertain the rest of us too: partners, friends, and anyone who has ever wondered how it all works. A perennial favorite with breastfeeding counselors and those working with new mothers, The Food of Love has the support of the professionals as well as of Kate's many fans.
Kate Evans, celebrated author of the breastfeeding bestseller, The Food of Love, acclaimed cartoonist, and mother, turns her attention to the joys and pains of growing a baby. Evans deftly handles the physical and emotional changes that come with being pregnant, looking at the practicalities of every stage as well as the challenges that may arise. Her no-nonsense, quirky, and accessible text is illustrated throughout with detailed artwork to guide the reader through the intricacies of human reproduction, whilst her customary laugh-out-loud cartoons demystify the complexities of pregnancy and birth.The book includes:• a graphic guide to conception• practical help for those trying to conceive• early pregnancy advice• stop telling me what to do• food, glorious food• the call of the duvet• engaging with the professionals• abortion rights and wrongs• miscarriage support• screening and scans• are you ready to have a baby?• the physical preparations• ripening and readying• waiting well past your due date• the art of birth: labor• push it real good• the Caesarean section