Skinny Bitch Bun in the Oven: A Gutsy Guide to Becoming One Hot (and Healthy) Mother!
Skinny Bitch Bun in the Oven A Gutsy Guide to Becoming One Hot Mother - and Healthy Author:Rory Freedman, Kim Barnouin Skinny Bitch created a movement when it exposed the horrors of the food industry, while inspiring people across the world to stop eating ?crap.? Now the ?Bitches? are back?this time with a book geared to pregnant women. And just because their audience is in a ?delicate condition? doesn?t mean they?ll deliver a gentle message. As they did ... more »with Skinny Bitch, Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin expose the truth about the food we eat?with its hormones, chemicals, and other funky stuff. But even though they are ?Skinny,? they want women to chow down on the right foods and gain their fair share of weight through their pregnancies.They also won?t mince words on these topics:
? the best foods for a healthy baby and mommy
? the dangers of common lotions, creams, and beauty products that women slather on their bodies (many contain carcinogens)
? why every mother should ?suck it up? and breastfeed
? the lowdown on what really happens ?post-push? (after birth)
? how the companies we trust don?t care about children (choosing baby food and other products carefully) With the same sassy tone that made Skinny Bitch laugh-out-loud funny, Skinny Bitch: Bun in the Oven will give expectant moms the information they need to ?use their head? and have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. « less
Kristina Q. (misskris) reviewed Skinny Bitch Bun in the Oven: A Gutsy Guide to Becoming One Hot (and Healthy) Mother! on
Helpful Score: 4
I absolutely positively enjoyed reading this! Obviously, you shouldn't strive to be a "skinny bitch" during pregnancy (the title's a little joke as the authors do explain), but you should always strive to be as healthy as you can possibly be.
The health and pregnancy diet tips are geared towards consuming a vegan or vegetarian diet, but even if you're not interested in totally omitting meat from your diet, Freedman and Barnouin do a great job of explaining why you should care WHERE your food comes from, especially when what you eat is of course your unborn child's only source of nourishment.
The tone is snarky and unapologetic, but hey, that's what makes this book such an easy read.
An interesting take on health and nutrition for pregnant women and their children. It can come across as either abrasive, or funny, depending on your personality. I liked it and it got me more on track to avoiding things like soda. I don't think I'll go totally vegan or vegetarian, but the book presents a strong case for this.