Reading is a great way to learn about health and our bodies. Check out these recommended books on female health.
The female body is amazing and fascinating. We are stronger than we think. We can develop and give birth to a human being. We help maintain the circle of life. Being a female can sometimes be scary when it comes to all the physical changes we go through during our lifetimes. Fortunately, there is now an array of information available to us at all different stages of life. Check out these recommended books on female health depending on what stage of life you are in. You can even gift a book to another female who may benefit from it.
For Girls Ages 8 to 13 Years Old
- Celebrate Your Body (and Its Changes, Too!): The Ultimate Puberty Book for Girls by Sonya Renee Taylor and Bianca I. Laureano
This book has tons of five-star reviews on Amazon saying that it is a great book, highly recommended, and easy to understand. It is a body-positive book to help young girls with the changes their body is going through. It gives advice on topics such as bras, body hair, emotions, and friendships. This is a great gift to give to a young girl in your life.
For Girls Ages 13 to 18 Years Old
- The Ultimate Self-Esteem Workbook for Teens: Overcome Insecurity, Defeat Your Inner Critic, and Live Confidently by Megan MacCutcheon LPC
- Anxiety Relief for Teens: Essential CBT Skills and Mindfulness Practices to Overcome Anxiety and Stress by Dr. Regine Galanti
The teenage years can be full of body changes, emotional ups and downs, stress, and anxiety. During these years it is important to learn life skills that will help build self-confidence and deal with difficult situations. Both of these books are aimed at helping teens find tools to help them deal with difficulties and grow and mature into confident adults. They include quizzes and writing prompts to get teens thinking and involved.
- What to Expect When You’re Expecting by Heidi Murkoff
The classic pregnancy book What to Expect When You’re Expecting is still the number one rated pregnancy book on Amazon with almost 30,000 reviews. This book is very detailed and will take some time to read but it is very comprehensive. It is said that the book covers everything you need to know from conception to birth and beyond.
- The Menopause Manifesto: Own Your Health with Facts and Feminism by Dr. Jen Gunter
- Preparing for the Perimenopause and Menopause by Dr. Louise Newson
Menopause can be a tough time in a woman’s life and many people don’t talk about it. These books provide information, understanding, and good advice about how menopause affects the female body. These books will prepare, educate, and empower women as they go through body changes.
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