This is a treasure trove of sensible, practical information to help you make choices about the type of birth you want and to give you and your baby the best possible start in your new life together.
In a considered and non-judgmental way, the authors cover such topics as:
- The benefits of a natural birth for you and your baby
- Nutrition for a natural birth
- Making informed choices
- Managing stress and pain during labour
- Bonding with your baby
- What happens after the birth
Fully illustrated with black and white line drawings, an exercise plan is included to help you prepare your body to withstand the rigours of labour and reduce the duration and pain of labour. The book also includes natural treatments and remedies for common conditions in late pregnancy, with handy lists such as what you and baby will need at the birth, wherever it takes place, and afterwards.
- Publication Date:
- 07 / 04 / 2000
- 149 x 232mm