Best Books to Read During Pregnancy in India

9 Books to Read During Pregnancy in India

Being in the stage of motherhood is an amazing experience for any woman. It is the phase when she gets attention, love, and care from family members. Apart from eating healthy, a going-to-bed mother needs a pleasant environment and a peaceful mind.

 Spending time with dear ones and friends gives pleasure to a pregnant lady. Since books are the best friend to beat loneliness and meet peacefulness, a pregnant lady can read books. Reading books during pregnancy is beneficial for not only going-to-be-mothers but also the womb.

Benefits to Read Books during Pregnancy

  • It helps reduce maternal stress and anxiety especially for those women who are going to-be-mother for the first time.
  • When a pregnant lady reads books and sings a lullaby, the heart rate of the baby goes down and she becomes calm down.
  • Reading helps to build a bonding between the mother and the baby because the unborn child starts recognizing her mother’s voice.
  • It improves concentration and increases the attention span of the baby. When the pregnant lady starts to read or sing the same story or rhyme, repetitive words get stored in the memory of the unborn.

When is the Best Time to Start Reading Books for a Pregnant Lady?

The best time is when the fetus’s hearing sense starts developing. Here is a table is taken from www.healthline.com on fetal hearing development.

Best Books to Read During Pregnancy

#1. Passport to a Healthy Pregnancy

In the list of books for pregnant women, the “Passport To a Healthy Pregnancy” book can be an ideal choice. The author of the book is an eminent writer, Gita Arjun, who has published several books related to pregnancy. It is one of her bestselling books that have got nearly 500 ratings and over 400 reviews (most of them are positive).

Passport to a Healthy Pregnancy (Best Books to Read During Pregnancy)
Passport to a Healthy Pregnancy (Best Books to Read During Pregnancy)

#2. Thoughts to Inspire

It is in the list of spiritual books for pregnant women.  It has the collection of famous quotes by Swami Vivekananda, a spiritual soldier. The book has received over 170 ratings and 80 plus reviews. The book will feel you with positive thoughts.

Thoughts to Inspire by Swami Vivekanand (Best Books to Read During Pregnancy)
Thoughts to Inspire by Swami Vivekanand (Best Books to Read During Pregnancy)

#3. What to Expect When You’re Pregnant

The book has over 18.5 million copies in print. It is one of the most influential books of the last 25 years, according to USA Today. It contains 656 pages. The book is informative, full of nutrition and workout tips, around 101 suggestions. The book has received positive responses from readers.

What to Expect When You're Expecting (Best Books to Read During Pregnancy)
What to Expect When You’re Expecting (Best Books to Read During Pregnancy)

#4. Baby On Board

If you love reading story kind of books, it would be the best book to read while pregnant. Here the author is telling her own story. Women who are going to be a mother for the first time can enjoy the book a lot. From readers, the book has got an average of 4.5-star ratings that is not bad at all.

Baby On Board (Best Books to Read During Pregnancy)
Baby On Board (Best Books to Read During Pregnancy)

#5. Notes for Healthy Kids

The book has got whopping 300 plus ratings. It will tell you how to give your child the best nutritious diet. We are often confused over the best nutrition to a baby who has just entered the phase of eating food.  We start taking help from our mother and grandmother. After reading the book, you may not need to ask the best diet for your tiny tot.

Notes for Healthy Kids (Best Books to Read During Pregnancy)
Notes for Healthy Kids (Best Books to Read During Pregnancy)

#6. Ayurvediya Garbhsanskar

It is one of the best Hindi books to read during pregnancy.  Ayurveda is a treasure of India, given as a gift to Indians by our intelligent Ancient Gurus. The book tells about what to do to make a child beautiful, intelligent, and healthy. The book has received positive reviews from readers. It comes up with a free CD.

Ayurvediya Garbhsanskar (Best Books to Read During Pregnancy)
Ayurvediya Garbhsanskar (Best Books to Read During Pregnancy)

#7. Abhimanyu Garbh Sanskar

It is said that Abhimanyu had learned Chakraviyu in his mother’s womb. Though the book is not so popular, you can give it a try. The title of the book indicates it will give you some hidden secrets of how to grow your child like a brave Abhimanyu.

Abhimanyu Garbh Sanskar  (Best Books to Read During Pregnancy)
Abhimanyu Garbh Sanskar (Best Books to Read During Pregnancy)

#8. 41 Anmol Kahaniya by Premchand

If you love reading stories and want to read short but convincing stories during your pregnancy period, the Hind book for pregnant ladies will be an interesting choice. It has a collection of 41 interesting stories that the writer wrote about the life around him.

41 Anmol Kahaniya (Best Books to Read During Pregnancy)
41 Anmol Kahaniya (Best Books to Read During Pregnancy)

#9. Pregnancy and Child Care

The book is all about helping to-be-mothers and how to take care of the newborn. The book contains 224 pages. Reviews say that it is a well-informative book in Hindi for pregnant women.

Pregnancy and Child Care (Best Books to Read During Pregnancy)
Pregnancy and Child Care (Best Books to Read During Pregnancy)

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