8 Books You Shouldn't Read While Pregnant

Beware, mums-to-be!

There are hundreds, probably thousands of books out there for pregnant women to read - and there are plenty of people who will tell you which ones you absolutely must check out immediately. Then there are those that are best avoided, unless you want to be absolutely terrified. These are those books. Proceed with caution.

1. The Yellow Wallpaper

Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Sophie's Choice cover

2. Sophie's Choice

William Styron
The Road

4. The Road

Cormac McCarthy
Room cover

7. Room

Emma Donoghue
panopticon cover

8. The Panopticon

Jenni Fagan

List created by

Marion Bourbouze

Marion is the head of marketing at Scottish Book Trust