A friendly, accessible, down-to-earth guide on how to make giving birth a positive experience and how to cope in the first few weeks and months of motherhood.
'If you're having a baby this is a MUST READ. Get the birth you want whatever path you choose' Davina McCall
'This is an amazing book. It should be read by everybody having a baby and anyone providing care around birth' Lesley Page, President of The Royal College of Midwives
'A practical, no nonsense approach to ensuring you are fully prepared for the greatest adventure out there!' Bear Grylls
Pregnancy, birth and the early weeks of being a parent can be incredibly overwhelming. It's a very special time and should be a joyful and empowering experience. Yet the conflicting advice about pregnancy, labour and parenting can leave your head spinning - and make it highly unlikely you will get the birth you want. Until now.
In THE HAPPY BIRTH BOOK, Beverley Turner, with the help of midwife Pam Wild, lays out all the facts about pregnancy, birth and new parenthood. Covering everything from scans to stretch marks, hypnobirthing to pain relief, as well as specific advice for partners, THE HAPPY BIRTH BOOK will be there for you every step of the way. Whether you're in the early months of pregnancy and are anxious about the whole process, or you're under pressure to make decisions about your upcoming labour, THE HAPPY BIRTH BOOK cuts through all the mixed messages and urban myths surrounding birth to give you straightforward, evidence-based advice which will help you and your partner to choose the path to parenthood that is right for you.
So what are you waiting for? Dive in - and start preparing for the happiest day of your life.
If you are having a baby, this is a MUST READ. Get the birth you want whatever path you choose. It IS possible to enjoy giving birth. This is all about empowering you as a mummy! - Davina McCall