The Single Woman's Guide to a Happy Pregnancy

When Mari Gallion, an unmarried tour guide in Alaska, discovered she was pregnant, she immediately made the decision to have the baby. What she never expected was the hypocrisy of the movement that condemns a woman's right to choose while witholding information that could empower single women who had chosen to continue with unplanned pregnancies. In response, Gallion set out to write a guide that offers unconditional assistance to the women who have chosen to take the unorthodox path of pregnancy without a partner. The Single Woman's Guide to a Happy Pregnancy is Gallion's gift to those women who find themselves pregnant and going it alone. It is a positive, affirming, and sometimes humorous how-to that covers all the bases: staying positive, getting organized, preventing depression, and finding the agencies that offer assistance. The author also gives valuable advice about living circumstances, money management, and even what mothers need to acquire before the baby comes. The Single Woman's Guide to a Happy Pregnancy is not a book about morning sickness and blotchy skin. Instead, it is about well-being, attaining power through knowledge, and planning ahead.