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Books Resource – Random Order

The Down to Earth Birth Book is a practical guide to natural birth in any setting, promoting self-nurturing, responsibility and awareness to help create a conscious birth and parenting experience. This is a ‘grass roots’ book that celebrates the innate intelligence of mind, body and spirit in relation to birth more..

Peace Love and Khaki Shoes– One sultry October morning in Darwin, hemp-wearing army wife Amy Silva grips a trembling fist around two pink lines on a plastic stick. Struggling to come to terms with her rampant fertility, disillusioned with a haughty obstetrician, and infuriated by an inordinate amount of peeing, Amy finds solace in a decision to homebirth. After all, it worked for the cavewomen, right? But as a tropical cyclone threatens to whip down the main street, Amy finds herself facing more than biology.

Too many women experience birth as nothing more than a routine or painful event. In her much-praised film Orgasmic Birth, acclaimed filmmaker Debra Pascali-Bonaro showed that in fact childbirth is a process to be enjoyed and cherished. Now she joins forces with renowned author and activist Elizabeth Davis to offer an enlightening program to help women attain the most empowering and satisfying birth experience possible.

Birthwork is an important holistic complement to existing bodies of knowledge about caring for the birthing mother. It is for the professional and non-professional birthworker alike, detailing how we can care compassionately with both a ‘thinking mind’ and ‘feeling heart’, through: –attunement to intuition and instinct – effective communication – negotiating relationship -finding -balance in times of stress -working with labour more

Heart to Heart Parenting is a book on nurturing your child’s emotional intelligence from conception to school age. Raising your children can be the most fulfilling thing you ever do. But your children can also challenge you like no one else ever will. To make it through the sleepless nights and toddle tantrums, it is fundamental that you develop an understanding of what makes your child tick. and practical ways to benefit your child’s emotional wellbeing and development.

I created the Rockstar Birth Magazine – a 12-issue digital magazine full of empowering information, positive birthing experiences, and rich expert insights – to help you focus on the empowering steps YOU can take towards creating the birth YOU desire. I want you to know that you can birth your babies AND feel like a total bloody Rockstar whilst you do it. When it comes to birth, you have a choice.

Learn easy Belly Dance movements for pregnancy and Birth. Dance of the Womb is a world first beginners guide to exploring the physical, emotional and spiritual benefits of belly dance as a prenatal exercise and process during labour.

How to Heal a Bad Birth is a gentle guide for women who have experienced a difficult, disappointing or traumatic birth, and want to make sense, make peace and move on. Written by the founders of Birthtalk.org™, this book works double-time as an indispensable resource for partners, family and health professionals, enabling them to offer meaningful support for a woman in this situation.

A monumental and comprehensive guide on every aspect of women’s health from preconception to maturity. Natural childbirth, infant and child feeding, childhood diseases, female health problems, sexual disorders, beauty and longevity secrets. Compiled by the world-famous health authority in collaboration with a board of leading medical experts. more…

Sacred Birthing, Birthing A New Humanity is my journey as a midwife and how I was shown that there was more to birthing babies than just that tiny beautiful baby.  It is really all about consciousness, not only for the baby, but also for the parents.

Can a gentle birth give the best possible start in life, leading to profound and pleasurable experiences in the early days, weeks and months for all involved? Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering answers your important question and gives you the information you need to create a safe, satisfying, and gentle start to family life.

As a first time birther, you may be making it up as you go along. This may seem adventurous or exciting, or overwhelming and daunting. You may be stumbling along, hoping you have the right support, the right information or indeed enough information, but sensing: YOUR WAY could be better…. more….

Books Pregnancy Birth and Beyond

 

 

 

The original Spiritual Midwifery, published in 1976, introduced an entire generation of young women to the possibility of home birth and breast feeding. It also breathed new life into the all-but-vanished field of midwifery. This classic book on home birth is now in its fourth edition, with updated information on the safety of natural childbirth, new birthing stories, and the most recent statistics on births managed by The Farm Midwives

A unique guide to pregnancy and birth. Written by a homebirth midwife, mother and grandmother, Jane Hardwicke Collings. This book gives the power back to the woman to be the centre of her birthing universe, returning to her the keys to the long locked gates of the realm of feminine strength and the spiritual essence of birth.

Simple, positive and inspirational for any woman who wants to rejoice in her pregnancy and enjoy her birth. Drawing upon her experience as a childbirth educator and homebirth mother, Danette Watson & Stephanie Corkhill Hyles have created a book and CD set that has been described as “addictive” by women in labour.

Heart to Heart Parenting is a book on nurturing your child’s emotional intelligence from conception to school age. Raising your children can be the most fulfilling thing you ever do. But your children can also challenge you like no one else ever will. To make it through the sleepless nights and toddle tantrums, it is fundamental that you develop an understanding of what makes your child tick. and practical ways to benefit your child’s emotional wellbeing and development.

Do you have a much-loved dog? Your ‘fur kid’? Are you expecting or trying for a baby? Does your dog know? Do you want to learn how to prepare your dog for the new addition? NOTE: The baby and toy noises are NOT included with the purchase of this ebook but links are provided to download and purchase the 14 tracks of baby and toy noises. Tell Your Dog You’re Pregnant offers a practical, intuitive approach for creating a loving bond between your dog and your new baby. More..

A unique guide to pregnancy and birth. Written by a homebirth midwife, mother and grandmother, Jane Hardwicke Collings. This book gives the power back to the woman to be the centre of her birthing universe, returning to her the keys to the long locked gates of the realm of feminine strength and the spiritual essence of birth.

I get asked almost weekly how to hold a Mother Blessing Ceremony. So here it is. A simple guide on how to hold this beautiful ceremony for your sister, friend, woman of your community, doula or midwifery client.This guide lists all of the preparation, materials, ceremony and activities you could use in your own ceremony, for friends or as part of your doula/midwife/birth keeper services. More..

It also contains a ‘to bring’ list, run sheet, downloadable song and meditation for the circle and invitation ideas.

Heart to Heart Parenting is a book on nurturing your child’s emotional intelligence from conception to school age. Raising your children can be the most fulfilling thing you ever do. But your children can also challenge you like no one else ever will. To make it through the sleepless nights and toddle tantrums, it is fundamental that you develop an understanding of what makes your child tick. and practical ways to benefit your child’s emotional wellbeing and development.

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