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A Catholic Mother's Companion to Pregnancy
Walking with Mary from Conception to Baptism
By Sarah A. Reinhard

In A Catholic Mother's Companion to Pregnancy: Walking with Mary from Conception to Baptism, popular Catholic blogger and speaker Sarah A. Reinhard presents the first book to accompany expectant mothers from conception to baptism. This book includes weekly reflections and prayers rooted in the mysteries of the Rosary and related to the baby's physical development.

Designed to help expectant mothers embrace pregnancy as an opportunity for spiritual growth, A Catholic Mother's Companion to Pregnancy prepares mothers for the trials and joys of pregnancy, childbirth, baptism, and, ultimately, motherhood.

Each week of pregnancy is paired with a mystery of the Rosary, a personal, down-to-earth reflection from Reinhard, advice for living the sacramental life, and a prayer to help the reader grow in faith as she bonds with her unborn child.

About the Author

Sarah ReinhardSarah A. Reinhard is a popular Catholic writer, blogger, and contributor to such sites as CatholicMom.com, Integrated Catholic Life, New Evangelizers, and Amazing Catechists. She produces a weekly segment on Mary for the iPadre, Catholic Foodie, and Uncommon Sense podcasts.

In addition to serving as editor of her parish's publications, ministry scheduler, and odds-and-ends parish support, Reinhard is the author of five books for Catholic families and writes a monthly column in the Diocese of Columbus's The Catholic Times. She also contributes a weekly column on the Catholic Writers Guild's blog.

Reinhard holds a master's degree in marketing and communications and has worked for many years in corporate and nonprofit organizations. She lives in central Ohio with her husband and three children. Visit her at: snoringscholar.com and sarahreinhard.com

10/16/2012 4:00:00 AM
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