Birthing from Within: An Extra-ordinary Guide to Childbirth Preparation
Here is a holistic approach to childbirth that examines this profound rite-of-passage not as a medical event but as an act of self-discovery. Exercises and activities such as journal writing, meditation, and painting will help mothers analyze their thoughts and face their fears during pregnancy. For use during birth, the book offers proven techniques for coping with labor pain without drugs, a discussion of the doctor or midwife’s role, and a look at the father’s responsibilities. Childbirth education should also include what to expect after the baby is born. Here are baby basics, such as how to bathe a newborn, how to get the little one to sleep, and tips for getting nursing off to a good start. Pregnancy, birth, and postpartum is a process of continuous learning and adjustment;Birthing From Withinprovides the necessary support and education to make each phase of birthing a rewarding experience.
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This book is a MUST-READ for all soon-to-be mothers and even dads too!
Review: Birthing from Within: An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth PreparationUser Review - Kristi - Goodreads
I have read a number of birthing books, and this one was fine. I skipped over the "art-creating" sections since that isn't really my thing. It was helpful to be reminded that my body is made to give birth, there is going to be pain, but I can work through it. Read full review
Finding Your Question
Emptying Your Mind
Worry is the Work of Pregnancy
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