Shannon Batton

Helpful votes received on reviews: 83% (10 of 12)
Location: Tampa, FL


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The Girlfriends' Guide to Pregnancy by Vicki Iovine
10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
I found this book to be as equally disappointing as it was helpful. I have been preparing for motherhood for years before this conception, and have read 20-30 books on the subject, but never have I read one that angered and frustrated me so much! I, in no way, discourage the opinions of others, however, Vicki Iovine's constant mentions of Christianity and God were almost enough to make me toss this book. This religious overtone is something I have never heard in such a book, nor is it something that is particularly helpful. My biggest disappointment was the absence of positive talk regarding alternative birth options. Perhaps the author is a tad misinformed, but midwives and the concept of… Read more