by Francesca Naish & Janette Roberts
Giving birth is an empowering and transformative life event, and when the birth and bonding between mother and baby unfolds naturally, the positive effects for both are immeasurable. ‘Better’ birth and bonding is simply birth and bonding as nature intended them to be. The Natural Way to Better Birth and Bonding is a treasure trove of practical information to help you achieve the kind of birth you want – and beyond. It includes such topics as:
What is a ‘natural birth’?
The benefits of a natural birth for you and your baby.
Which birth for you?
Nutrition and exercise for a natural birth.
Choosing your team and making a birth plan.
Managing stress and pain for an easier birth.
Making decisions about medical management.
Care after the birth for you and your baby.
Bonding with your new baby.
Natural treatments and remedies, and how to use them.
Plus handy checklists, including what you and your baby will need at the birth, and after.