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From the adorable--wrapping up her baby like a burrito--to the frustrating--facing post-pregnancy cellulite--actress and author Jenny McCarthy enthusiastically chronicles the first year of her mothering experiences. With a fun, tell-all style, she shares absolutely everything about being a new mom, including the joys of numbing spray, being coated in baby pee, and the tenuous return to sex. A companion to BELLY LAUGHS: THE NAKED TRUTH ABOUT PREGNANCY.
Jenny McCarthy's hilarious, no-holds-barred personality has made her an instantly recognizable TV personality and a bestselling author. In Baby Laughs she examines the full range of challenges that new mothers face, including: The humiliations of postnatal numbing spray, Tucks medicated pads, and adult diapers; jelly belly, balding, and gum disease; and becoming a five-foot puke rag for the baby Heart-stopping terrors, such as baby manicures, breathing checks, and burp failures Inadequacies, such as lullaby illiteracy and the need for a heavy rotation of toys, videos, and mobiles Daddy antics, such as infant wrestling, home-movie mania, sleeping like a log, and expecting sex? Dueling grandmas, germ-ridden guests, Olympic-class competitive mommies, anorexic pets and much more. Mothers and fathers will find much-needed relief and insight in this sometimes touching, sometimes gritty, but always perceptive and outrageously funny account of what it truly means to have your very own small bundle of joy.
Number of Pages: 224
Genre: Family + Relationships, Humor
Sub-Genre: Life Stages / Infants + Toddlers, General, Parenting / Motherhood
Author: Jenny Mccarthy
Street Date: April 4, 2006
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-0649