When You Lived in My Belly Book by Jodi Meltzer Darter

Award-winning

When You Lived in My Belly

A delightful month-by-month storytelling of pregnancy, “When You Lived in My Belly” gives children a glimpse into a past they can’t remember, and takes moms back to a time they will never forget.

As a mom, Jodi Meltzer answers, on average, one million questions per minute.

One day, her son interrupted his endless “Why?” barrage to inquire about their innate bond: “What was it like when I lived in your belly?” A delightful month-by-month storytelling of pregnancy from the perspective of both baby and mom, When You Lived in My Belly gives children a glimpse into a past they can’t remember, and takes moms back to a time they will never forget. It features kid-friendly descriptions of the developmental milestones babies reach in utero, coupled with the corresponding physical and emotional changes experienced by moms. This book also includes a page for moms to pen a personal note to their children about their individual pregnancy journey.

Jodi Meltzer’s lyrical text alongside enchanting illustrations by Caryn King and Jody King Camarra create a memorable keepsake that both moms and children will cherish for generations to come.

{Very highly recommended.
MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW
WHEN YOU LIVED IN MY BELLY
{A reassuring book with kid-friendly explanations that celebrate the maternal bond . . . a gentle, sweet introduction to the basics of fetal development and what pregnancy is like.
KIRKUS REVIEWS
WHEN YOU LIVED IN MY BELLY
{I have to say that the book is PERFECT. I enjoyed the cadence of the sentences, the choice of words, and how every stage of the pregnancy is so well described and yet so easy to understand.
MUGGLENET
WHEN YOU LIVED IN MY BELLY