AN OBSTETRICIAN'S GUIDE TO PREPARING FOR CHILDBIRTH: WARM, INFORMATIVE AND FUNNY.
For most mumusquo;s-to-be, the birth suite is a black box. An alarming number venture in with little clue of what to expect. The Birth Book empowers mothers, partners and support people with knowledge - changing potentially frightening birth experiences into cherished, life-long memories.
Drawing on his extensive experience as an obstetric specialist and leading researcher into making childbirth safer, Professor Stephen Tong guides you through vital information to ensure a safe and happy birth day. Simply written and entertaining, the pages are packed with information and real-life stories to answer questions such as:
- What happens during labour exactly?
- How long will labour last?
- Are epidurals safe?
- Why are caesareans even needed?
- What options and choices do I have?
Professor Tong carefully breaks down the evidence and facts so you have the knowledge and insight share in decision-making where-ever your birth may lead.
The Birth Book provides you with everything you need to know to turn anxiety and trepidation about your childbirth into an empowering and confidence led experience.