The pregnancy bedrest picture book for kids… and moms.
This is a book about pregnancy bed rest from a child’s perspective. Kids ask a lot of questions, and this mom answers them with optimism and excitement. She reassures her son that although things will be different for a little while, the two of them can have a lot of fun in the meantime!
Moms having a high-risk pregnancy can also use some reassurance, so we’ve included tips for you about how you can still be a fantastic mom, even when you’re stuck in bed. We’ll also show you how to make the most of your time together and guide you in talking to your child about bed rest in a positive way.
About the Author
Jennifer Degl is the founder of Speaking for Moms & Babies, Inc., which advocates for maternal and neonatal health by sharing the parent voice, and is the author of another book called From Hope to Joy: A Memoir of a Mother’s Determination and Her Micro Preemie’s Struggle to Beat the Odds. She endured 6 weeks of both home and hospital bed rest, due to a life-threatening case of placenta accreta, while her youngest child was just 3 years old and he had a difficult time understanding what was going on. Jennifer and her premature baby survived this pregnancy and she now wants to help others who are struggling with high-risk pregnancies and premature births. Jennifer is a high school science teacher by day and lives in New York with her husband and four children.
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