Choosing Waterbirth: Reclaiming the Sacred Power of Birth
Waterbirth is an all-natural, gentle, pain-reducing, fulfilling, and empowering birthing method, in which mother and infant start their new life together in a relaxing and deeply familiar environment: warm water. But is it safe? How does water reduce the pain? And is it really more beneficial to your baby?
In this complete guide to waterbirth, a yoga instructor and mother of five "water babies" relates her own experiences in the tub while providing the important information that every parent needs to understand, prepare for, and undertake waterbirthing:
In addition, Choosing Waterbirth contains a complete prenatal yoga program with exercises and breathing and relaxation techniques designed to prepare the mother for an easier labor and delivery. More than 80 photos, including some of the author giving birth in water, bring the experience vividly to life.
If you are interested in creating a loving, positive, empowering, and fulfilling birth experience, Choosing Waterbirth will provide you with all the information, practical guidance, and insight you'll ever need.
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This book is written by a midwife who also had four waterbirths. She not only gives information about waterbirth and preparing for it. She also tells the story of each of her births. Read full review
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Bertram, a mother of five and a yoga instructor, recounts each of her labor and delivery experiences using the gentle and natural method of water birth. Intended as an illustrated manual from ... Read full review
Natures Lesson Chapter 3 A Challenging Reality
The Great Appeal
Waterbirth Explained Chapter 8 Making It Happen
Part IIThe Preparation
Yoga for Pregnancy
Free Movement Dance
The Perfect Place
Part IIIThe Practice
My First Water Baby
Birth of an Englishman
A Hospital Stay and Then a Home Birth