The Mocha Manual to a Fabulous Pregnancy

By Kimberly Seals-Allers
(Ecco, Paperback, 9780060762292, 336pp.)

Publication Date: January 2006

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Description

The Girlfriends' Guide to Pregnancy meets What to Expect When You're Expecting for today's professional black woman

The Mocha Manual to a Fabulous Pregnancy is a straight-talking handbook to pregnancy with contributions by doctors and personal stories from black women and celebrity moms.

Kimberly Seals-Allers offers candid advice on specific health concerns affecting black women such as high blood pressure, sickle cell disease, diabetes, and low birth weight, as well as information about how to get your finances in order, how to cope with embarrassing pigmentation and hair texture changes, single-parenting, maternity fashion, how to deal with demanding jobs and hormone-induced meltdowns.

Hip, funny, and refreshingly frank, this book is a must-have for all mothers-to-be.




About the Author

Kimberly Seals-Allers is the author of The Mocha Manual to a Fabulous Pregnancy and The Mocha Manual to Turning Your Passion into Profit. An award-winning journalist, she has been a writer at Fortune and a senior editor at Essence, among other publications. She resides on Long Island, New York.

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