The Down to Earth Birth Book gives you practical information about how to have a natural birth in any setting. The major sections are Healthy Pregnancy and Birth Preparation, Natural Birth, After Birth Care and Growing Love (newborn care). Within these sections you’ll find information about herbs, nutrition, exercise, yoga, massage, breathing for birth, the stages of labor, waterbirth, breech birth, mastitis, foods for early breastfeeding and much more. All of this information is presented in a well-organized manner; you can just skim the detailed table of contents to find the topics that interest you.
This large and beautiful book is also filled with diagrams, illustrations and over 90 color and black and white photos that will help you understand the intricacies of natural birth.
Printed on recycled paper with soy-based ink, The Down to Earth Birth Book is a reference you will return to time and again for information on birth preparation, as an in-the-moment birth guide and as a reference for after the birth. Published in Australia.
- Author: Jenny Blyth
- Number of Pages: 288
- Format and Binding: Paper—perfect bound
- Book Dimensions: 8 ¼ inches x 11 ¾ inches
- Publication Date: 2010, 2013