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Frances, Michelle

Summary: No one was going to replace her. Were they? Carrie is a successful TV producer in a high pressure job. She's talented, liked, and well-respected. She and her husband, Adrian, an award-winning screenwriter, decided years before that they didn't want children. But now, just as they're both at the pinnacle of their careers, she has discovered she is pregnant, and is shocked to find that she wants...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FRA

Adamo, Courtney

Summary: Explains human reproduction, including how an egg is fertilized, when the baby starts kicking, and at what point the baby can hear people talking to it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Frances Lincoln Children's Books 2017

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Knisley, Lucy

Summary: "If you work hard enough, if you want it enough, if you're smart and talented and "good enough," you can do anything. Except get pregnant. Her whole life, Lucy Knisley wanted to be a mother. But when it was finally the perfect time, conceiving turned out to be harder than anything she'd ever attempted. Fertility problems were followed by miscarriages, and her eventual successful pregnancy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.2 Kni

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 KNI

Summary: A newly pregnant housewife, she seems content to spend her time tending to an immaculate home and doting on her Ken-doll husband, Richie. However, as the pressure to meet her controlling in-laws and husband's rigid expectations mounts, cracks begin to appear in her carefully created facade. Hunter develops a dangerous habit, and a dark secret from her past seeps out in the form of a disorder...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout Factory 2020

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD SWA

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2 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER SWA

Lourey, Jess

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "In a tale inspired by real events, pregnant journalist Joan Harken is cautiously excited to follow her fiancé back to his Minnesota hometown. After spending a childhood on the move and chasing the screams and swirls of news-rich city life, she's eager to settle down. Lilydale's motto, "Come Home Forever," couldn't be more inviting. And yet, something is off in the picture-perfect...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas & Mercer 2021

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOU

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Summary: The life and times of a group of midwives working at Nonnatus House--a nursing convent serving the impoverished of East London in the late 1950s and early 1960s--are chronicled in this appealing British series based on true events. The women learn powerful lessons about life's struggles while visiting with expectant mothers and poor children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CAL

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CALL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ca 9

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: It's 1966, and it's a testing time for the midwives. But there's excitement, too, as the women's rights movement intensifies. With Trixie's help, Sister Julienne is determined to steer Nonnatus House of its financial quandary. Dr. Turner deals with an array of difficult cases including a former soldier involved in nuclear test explosion. Meanwhile, Sister Monica Joan experiences a crisis of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CAL

Taylor, Nicole M.

Summary: Mona McKee is a frustrated bit-player in 1940s Hollywood. Currently a former child actress struggling to find success, now it seems that Mona has fallen pregnant--despite being a virgin. When a collection of her personal effects falls into blogger Bryce Polk's hand, he finds himself an unlikely investigator, putting together the pieces of a deadly mystery from the past. The Extra Girl is from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Epic Press 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC TAY

Summary: Ben is a 23-year-old slacker who meets up and coming career girl Alison at a bar. They end up having a one night stand. Eight weeks later, Ben is shocked when Alison meets him and reveals that she is pregnant. Despite having little in common, the two decide that they have to at least try to make some kind of relationship work for the baby's sake.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY KNO

2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: A timeless love story set in early 1970s Harlem involving newly engaged nineteen-year- old Tish and her fiance Fonny who have a beautiful future ahead. But their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit. Now the pair and their families must fight for justice in the name of love and the promise of the American dream.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2019

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA IF

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD IF

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE IF

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie If 2019

Summary: The Thing: In the winter of 1982, a 12-man research team, at a remote Antarctic research station, discovers an alien buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Soon unfrozen, the form-changing alien wreaks havoc, creates terror and takes on the appearance of those it kills.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR JOH

Summary: Ruth's misanthropic unborn baby speaks to her from the womb, coaching her to lure and ultimately kill her unsuspecting victims. Struggling with her conscience, loneliness, and a strange strain of prepartum madness, Ruth must ultimately choose between redemption and destruction at the moment of motherhood.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY PRE

Bakst, Dina

Summary: Provides practical tips for navigating the workplace while pregnant or being a new parent, covering such topics as morning sickness, maternity leave, and discrimination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 BAK

Hepworth, Sally

Summary: "Neva Bradley, a third-generation midwife, is determined to keep the details surrounding her own pregnancy, including the identity of the baby's father, hidden from her family and coworkers for as long as possible. Her mother Grace finds it impossible to let this secret rest. The more Grace prods, the tighter Neva holds to her story, and the more the lifelong differences between private, quiet...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hepworth 2015

Johnston, Joan

Summary: After her family moves from Australia to Wyoming so her father can take over his family's ranch, pregnant Pippa Grayhawk is drawn to loner Devon Flynn despite the feud between their families and her own lack of faith in men.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC JOH

Rimmer, Kelly

Summary: 'You were adopted'. Three short words and Sabina's life fractures. There would forever be a Before those words, and an After. Pregnant with her own child, Sabina can't understand how a mother could abandon her daughter, or why her parents have kept the past a secret. Determined to find the woman who gave her away, what she discovers will change everything, not just for Sabina, but for the women...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hatchett Book Group 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIM

Simons, Jane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Allen & Unwin 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.24 SIM

McEwan, Ian

Summary: Trudy has betrayed her husband, John. She's still in the marital home--a dilapidated, priceless London townhouse--but John's not here. Instead, she's with his brother, the profoundly banal Claude, and the two of them have a plan. But there is a witness to their plot: the inquisitive, nine-month-old resident of Trudy's womb.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MCE

Summary: Presents two exercise routines for mothers-to-be: solo and with a partner.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acacia 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.24 PRE

Gabhart, Ann H.

Summary: An expectant young woman turned away by her family at Christmas is taken in by the Shakers at Harmony Hill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GAB

Macomber, Debbie

Summary: First, drop in at 5-B Poppy Lane, where you'll get a chance to visit with Helen Shelton, her granddaughter Ruth and Ruth's husband, Paul. They'll offer you a cup of mulled cider and the story of how they met--and they'll share Helen's breathtaking adventures during the Second World War. Then drive out to Grace and Cliff Harding's place. They have a small horse ranch not far from Cedar Cove....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MIRA 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

Marwood, Alex

Summary: Where Romy grew up, if someone died you never spoke of them again. Now 22, she has recently escaped the toxic confines of the cult she was raised in. But Romy is young, pregnant and completely alone - and if she is to keep herself safe in this new world, she has some important lessons to learn. Like how there are some people you can trust, and some you must fear. And about who her family really...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Marwood 2019

Scottoline, Lisa

Summary: When a woman and her husband, desperate for a baby, find themselves unable to conceive, they decide to take further steps. Since it is the husband who is infertile, the heroine decides to use a donor. And all seems to be well. Three months pass and she is happily pregnant. But a shocking revelation occurs when she discovers that a man arrested for a series of brutal murders is her donor-- the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Chronicles the lives of a group of midwives who care for expectant mothers in the East End of London in the late-1950s to mid-1960s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CALL

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