Although it’s tempting to crash and cuddle that body pillow, trust us when we say that you will be even more tired post-pregnancy. Use this “waiting” time to read up on everything from basic baby care to how to get your mama mojo back. From the classics to the comical, here are our picks for the best books to get you prepped for parenthood.

The Diaper Diaries by Cynthia Copeland

As a mom of three, author Copeland delivers the real story on being a new mom with both wisdom and wit. It's full of funny lists, quizzes, timelines, charts and real-life stories. You'll find out about new-parent nuances like birth announcement faux pas and how a four-mile car trip can take two hours.

$8.96 on Amazon

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— Phebe Wahl

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