A is for Advice (the Reassuring Kind): Wisdom for Pregnancy

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4.8 X 7.0 X 0.7 inches | 0.65 pounds

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About the Author

Ilana Stanger-Ross is a Registered Midwife and novelist based in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, she received a BA at Barnard College, an MA in Fiction at Temple University, where she held their University Fellowship, and a Bachelors in Midwifery from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Her novel, SIMA'S UNDERGARMENTS FOR WOMEN, was published by Overlook Press in 2009.

"In this charming and inviting little book, midwife Ilana Stanger-Ross guides the reader through the multiple concerns and practical questions of pregnancy with eloquent simplicity, reassuring wisdom, clear vision and experience-based knowledge. I would happily give A Is For Advice to every expectant woman and couple."--Dr. Gabor Maté, author of Hold On To Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers
"A feminist guide to help new mothers (and fathers) truly enjoy the often overwhelming transition into parenthood."--Sarah Lux-Lee, Founder & CEO Mindr NYC
"This is a pregnancy book unlike any others...everything you actually want to know about pregnancy and birth and parenting that you haven't been able to find in the existing pregnancy books. I devoured it. Do yourself a favor and read this book!"---- The Midwife is In
"A beautiful book that is informative while also being open minded and kind. This book shares experience and information in a way that I truly appreciate and admire."--Dr. Eva Zasloff, Director of Tova Health Fourth Trimester Care
"If I had read this book while pregnant or in those first hazy days of motherhood....I would have been a lot more okay. It's so beautiful."--Lauren Smith Brody, author of The Fifth Trimester