Written with lighthearted humor and cultural context, Oh Sis, You're Pregnant! discusses the stages of pregnancy, labor, and motherhood as they pertain to pregnant Black women today.
Tailored to today's pregnant Black woman. In the age of social media, how do pregnant women communicate their big announcement? What are the best protective hairstyles for labor? Most importantly, how many pregnancy guides focus on issues like Black maternal birth rates and what it really looks like to be Black, pregnant, and single today? Written for the modern pregnant Black woman, Oh Sis, You're Pregnant! is the essential what to expect when you're expecting guide to understanding pregnancy from a millennial Black mom's point of view.
Interviews, stories, and advice for pregnant women. Written by Black Moms Blog founder, the book tackles hard topics in a way that truly resonate with modern Black moms. With stories from her experiences through pregnancy, labor, and motherhood, and lessons learned as a mother at twenty-two, Oh Sis, You're Pregnant! focuses on the common knowledge Black pregnant mothers should consider when having their first baby. It also shares topics beneficial to pregnant Black women on their second, third, or fourth born.
If you enjoyed books like Medical Apartheid, 50 Things To Do Before You Deliver, The Girlfriends' Guide to Pregnancy, or Birthing Justice, then you'll love Oh Sis, You're Pregnant!
Shanicia Boswell is the founder of Black Moms Blog, an online community discussing parenting, culture, and lifestyle from a Black mom's point of view. In 2019, she launched The Self Care Retreats, an international retreat destination to help women learn to release, relax and unwind. Shanicia has been featured on the OWN Network, recruited as a guest moderator on CNN's HLN Weekend Express, and spoken at numerous conferences on millennial Black motherhood. As of 2020, Shanicia contributes to the parenting section of The New York Times.
- Publisher: Mango (March 16, 2021)
- Language: English
- Paperback: 338 pages
- ISBN-10: 164250498X
- ISBN-13: 9781642504989
- Item Weight: 15.2 ounces
- Dimensions: 6 x 1 x 8.8 inches