"The Pregnancy Countdown Book: 9 Months of Practical Tips, Useful Advice, and Uncensored Truths," by Susan Magee and Kara Nakisbendi (Quirk, $14.95), counts down your pregnancy from Day 280 to birth -- and even continues for those whose babies still haven't arrived up to two weeks past the due date. It offers day-by-day advice and tips, and is small enough to tuck into your purse.
"To What Miserable Wretches Have I Been Born? Revenge Poetry for Babies and Toddlers," by Suzanne Weber (Atria, $16), is a humorous collection of poems written from the point of view of babies and toddlers speaking to their parents.
"Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Moms: Simple Ways to Stress Less and Enjoy Your Family More," by Kristine Carlson (Hyperion, $13.99), is 100 short chapters that cover topics such as "Healing Your Body Image, Loving Your Curves" and "Learning to Say 'No!' "