The Secret Diary of a New Mum (aged 43 1/4) (Paperback)
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The Secret Diary of a New Mum (aged 43 1/4) (Paperback)

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Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 11/03/2021
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The touching, honest and laugh-out-loud account of what it's like to become a first-time mum after 40

Whatever your age, becoming a mum for the first time brings excitement, anxiety and numerous challenges. But how do you cope when, to top it all off, you discover you are almost old enough to be the mother of everyone else in your birth prep group? As one in five babies is born to a mum over 35, and the number of women over 40 giving birth has doubled, The Secret Diary of a New Mum (Aged 43 1/4) is Cari Rosen's timely and hilarious account of becoming a first-time mother in her 40s.

Whether it's deftly side-stepping questions about your age and baby number two, weeping as younger counterparts ping back into their size ten jeans within thirty seconds of giving birth, or your doctor suddenly referring to you as geriatric, Cari approaches the shared experiences of an ever-increasing number of mothers with insight, humour and honesty.

***Praise for The Secret Diary of a New Mum***



'Hilariously candid.' Daily Mail

'Brilliantly observed... funny, embarrassing and yet cruelly honest. It feels good to laugh about it, now the stitches are out.' Fay Ripley

'Warm, witty and very, very wise the perfect antidote to all those po-faced pregnancy books. As a fellow ''Geriatric Mother'' I found myself constantly laughing and nodding along in agreement.' Imogen Edwards-Jones

Publisher: Prelude
ISBN: 9780715653609
Number of pages: 320
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'Hilariously candid.'

* Daily Mail *

'This honest laugh-out-loud account gives a wonderful insight into the incredible journey to becoming a mum.'

* The Sun *

'Brilliantly observed... funny, embarrassing and yet cruelly honest. It feels good to laugh about it, now the stiches are out.'

-- Fay Ripley

'Warm, witty and very, very wise - the perfect antidote to all those po-faced pregnancy books. As a fellow "Geriatric Mother" I found myself constantly laughing and nodding along in agreement.'

-- Imogen Edwards-Jones

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“Funny and relatable”

After reading and loving The Unmumsy Mum and books like the Why Mummy? Series I knew I had to read this.
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“Brilliantly funny!”

I adored this book, absolutely brilliantly funny, I chuckled happily through it on the sofa on Mothers Day and thoroughly loved every page.
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