• Oh Sis, You’re Pregnant! : The Ultimate Guide to Black Pregnancy & Motherhood (Gift For New Moms)

Oh Sis, You’re Pregnant! : The Ultimate Guide to Black Pregnancy & Motherhood (Gift For New Moms)

Oh Sis, You’re Pregnant! is a book that mostly focuses on the common knowledge that mothers should consider when having their first baby but also shares topics that can be beneficial for moms on their second, third, or fourth baby - such as VBAC’s, how to plan financially for your impending birth, maintaining your relationship and friendships during motherhood, and how to self advocate for your rights in a world that can already view you as less than. ▪ Oh Sis, You’re Pregnant focuses on Black Millennial motherhood ▪ Oh Sis, You’re Pregnant ties in the age of social media and its effect on parenting ▪ Oh Sis, You’re Pregnant uses cultural references and jargon for relatability ▪ Oh Sis, You’re Pregnant doubles as a pregnancy and motherhood guide as well as tells the story of the author, Shanicia Boswell, to an audience that is already familiar with her background.

What to Expect When Black, Pregnant, and Expecting

“This book stands as the modern-day guide to birthing while Black.” ―Angelina Ruffin-Alexander, certified nurse midwife

2021 International Book Awards finalist in Health: Women’s Health
#1 New Release in Pregnancy & Childbirth and Minority Demographic Studies, Medical Ethics, and Women's Health Nursing

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.

Find answers to questions:

  • Do I financially plan for my birth?
  • Can I maintain my relationship and friendships during motherhood?
  • Will I self-advocate for my rights in a world that already views me as less than?

If you enjoyed books like Medical Apartheid50 Things To Do Before You DeliverThe Girlfriends' Guide to Pregnancy, or Birthing Justice, then you’ll love Oh Sis, You’re Pregnant!

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