Baby Bumps: From Party Girl to Proud Mama, and all the Messy by Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi

By Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi

The best factor Nicole Polizzi, aka “Snooki,” ever did used to be accidentally. yet her son, Lorenzo, used to be by no means a mistake. while she and her boyfriend, Jionni, discovered she was once knocked up, they weren’t married or engaged. She was once in basic terms twenty-four and dwelling together with her parents—and she had 0 child event. With a reckless, get together woman television character to accommodate, she had much to benefit and observe in turning into a mother.
In this humorous and frank booklet, Nicole stocks her reports, every thing from the 1st sonogram to the nipple-cracking surprise of breastfeeding. In every one bankruptcy, she tells the unvarnished fact approximately being pregnant indicators (“The excessive rate of Gas”), the ridiculousness of her child registry (“Butt Paste and Boogie Wipes”) and the lowdown on postpartum lifestyles (“Shit Happens”). There’s a ton of necessary info, together with an inventory of must-have child items, MILF kind advice, how one can continue “I’m a whale” preggers undesirable physique snapshot in cost, and the way she obtained into the simplest form of her existence inside six months of giving beginning. even if Nicole needed to hand over partying, she’s embracing motherhood the single approach she is familiar with how: with a fun-loving attitude—and plenty of leopard print!

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