In this 'antenatal course in a book', experienced hypnobirthing and antenatal practitioner Jackie Kietz discusses labour and birth in the way that it would be covered at face-to-face birth preparation classes.
From how to tell whether you're really in labour, to choosing where and how to give birth and communicating your wishes to healthcare staff, the book is packed with essential information for new parents. As well as practical details, there are also MP3s and suggestions for ways to relax using hypnobirthing and breathing techniques to help you think positively about your upcoming birth.
As a useful reminder of what's covered in a course, or as a substitute if you don't want to or can't attend classes in person, this friendly, easy to follow and reassuring book is invaluable for anyone expecting a baby.
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