Fun, entertaining and informative, Do Chocolate Lovers Have Sweeter Babies? is a different type of pregnancy book. Instead of looking at the how-to it looks at the why, the QI of maternity books. Full of surprising facts that will intrigue expectant mums and dads, Jena Pincott writes about the quirky, under-the-radar side of pregnancy. Understand what is happening to a woman during pregnancy, physically and psychologically: the how and why of pregnancy science.
While pregnant Jena Pincott found herself wondering how her baby’s gestation might tinker with her body – and how her body was shaping the future development of her unborn child. She started to ask questions her doctors couldn’t always answer, and uncovered unexpected answers in scientific journals.
Why do thinner women have more daughters?
What do foetuses actually learn when they eavesdrop?
How does Grandma’s diet affect her unborn grandchild?
Where does the maternal instinct come from?
Does stress sharpen your baby’s mind – or dull it?
What mind-control chemicals are in breast milk, sweat and tears?
Drawing on her scientific background Jena Pincott writes about the hidden science of pregnancy. Here is a fascinating supplement to the typical maternity guide, delving into biology, neuroscience, evolutionary psychology and epigenetics, Do Chocolate Lovers Have Sweeter Babies? gives a deeper understanding of what is happening to both mother and baby during pregnancy.
“A great gift for expectant parents, and the perfect choice for the doctor’s waiting room… Way more fun than ‘What To Expect When You’re Expecting’.”