Up the Duff – Kaz Cooke


The up-to-date lowdown on pregnancy, birth and coping when you first get home. No bossy-boots rules, just lots of cartoons and the soundest, sanest, wittiest advice you’ll ever get. Everything you need to know about the scary parts, the funny parts and your private parts.

Our Recommendation: The revised edition by acclaimed Australian author Kaz Cooke provides her real guide to pregnancy — a highly entertaining, humorous, well researched, and informative book. One of our favourites – it adds a dose of fun to help you enjoy your pregnancy.

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  • Christine C

    I loved this book, it gave all the serious information but also a month by month diary style take on pregnancy with a very humourous take, it made all the things I was going through totally normal and made me look at the funny side of ancles the size of watermelons (well they felt like that anyway lol).It covers practically every part of pregnancy and also gives details of where to go for further info (some of which is Australian based so not perfect for NZ but closer to us that the American stuff).
    It also covers the first few months of being at home with a little one (which I didn’t manage to read until quite a few months after we had been home, but again totally funny).
    I give this book a big thumbs up – and the book I would most recommend to preggy friends.

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