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Pregnancy, birth & baby care

See below for a selection of the latest books from Pregnancy, birth & baby care category. Presented with a red border are the Pregnancy, birth & baby care books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Pregnancy, birth & baby care books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Birth...

Birth...

Author: Veronica Moule Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/07/2021

together we climb the mountain because I climb this mountain for you together we wade through the river together we shelter in the trees gathered with my support crew or standing solo exuding the theatrics of the stage or in the quiet Zen of retreat I unravel myself open myself surrender myself to this bold and broad and astonishing experience that will release you my child into the world and will forge my will my heart my being into the wild depths of motherhood Held in the story of Persephone, we start where all women now begin their birth journey - with Zeus, in the structure of patriarchy. Then we move beyond, through the supportive hold of mother Demeter, then further into ourselves until we find the unique wonder of woman, through courage, strength and surrender, to the breath and calm and ecstasy she can hold. Written from the embodied experience of home birth mother and GP obstetrician, offering pregnant women and birth attendants insights into the hospital system, and the beauty that can be found in natural birthing.

How to Have a Mindful Pregnancy and Birth

How to Have a Mindful Pregnancy and Birth

Author: Sian Warriner, Mark Pallis Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/07/2021

'This is a delightful book, full of gentle wisdom' - Prof. Mark Williams, Mindfulness, Finding Peace in a Frantic World 'What a wonderfully straightforward and easily understandable introduction to mindfulness practice for parents-to-be ...' Nancy Bardacke, Author of Mindful Birthing Written with real mothers, real partners, and real life in mind, How to Have a Mindful Pregnancy and Birth will help you develop a set of simple yet hugely powerful skills that can transform your emotional experience and wellbeing during pregnancy and birth. The 30 exercises include: mindful breathing, visualisations, journaling prompts, sensory awareness practices and lots of simple, easy-to-master tools to help you relax and connect with your baby while you are pregnant - and to help you prepare for the birth.

Guarantee The Sex Of Your Baby

Guarantee The Sex Of Your Baby

Author: Robin Elise Weiss, Jeffrey Steinberg Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/06/2021

You've Got This

You've Got This

Author: Sara Lyon Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/06/2021

Fearless Pregnancy

Fearless Pregnancy

Author: Victoria Clayton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2021

Do You Want to Have a Baby?

Do You Want to Have a Baby?

Author: Sarah Abernathy, Linda Page Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2021

Yoga for Pregnancy

Yoga for Pregnancy

Author: Sandra Jordan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2021

Your Mindful Pregnancy

Your Mindful Pregnancy

Author: Sarah Rudell Beach Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/06/2021

Enhance your experience of pregnancy, birth and motherhood through learning mindfulness techniques that help improve your physical and emotional wellbeing. It's normal for women to worry during pregnancy, but being unduly anxious can spoil this precious time. By using mindfulness techniques you can stay in the present, learn to accept and handle your feelings and thoughts, and become more in tune with your changing body and developing baby. Sarah Rudell Beach's simple techniques can be incorporated easily into everyday life, helping you to become aware of your lifestyle: Are you taking on too much? Do you need to slow down? The more formal meditations help you to shut out the outside world, quieten your mind, and be at one with your unborn baby to strengthen that special bond. There are mindfulness techniques to help you approach labour and birth without fear and handle each stage moment by moment. Finally, Sarah shows how mindfulness practices learnt during pregnancy can be taken into motherhood, so that you can live in the moment with your new baby.

The Gentle Potty Training Book

The Gentle Potty Training Book

Author: Sarah Ockwell-Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2021

'A practical guide to helping your child through one of the most important developmental stages of early childhood' - Green Parent Book of the Month Gurgle's Honest Read for December How to make potty training stress free for you and your child The Gentle Potty Training Book is a practical guide to helping your child through one of the most important developmental stages of early childhood. Avoiding strict timelines, rewards and plans that are based solely on a child's gender, Sarah Ockwell-Smith advocates an approach that is based on your child's unique developmental stage - because the gentlest, easiest and most effective potty training happens when you work with your child as a team. Sarah's advice includes: * Recognising the physical and emotional signs that your child is ready * How to talk to your child about potty training and prepare them emotionally * What you need to get started - the practicalities * How to respond to accidents and setbacks * Potty training your child when you're in full-time work or co-parenting * The when and how of night-time potty training * What to do after previous false starts Comprehensive, practical and realistic, Sarah's advice will give you the necessary understanding and confidence to make potty training a smooth process for you and your child.

Stronger

Stronger

Author: Megan Vickers Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2021

Pregnancy and birth can stretch our bodies to their limit and beyond. Incontinence, birth injuries and birth traumas have been a taboo topic for far too long, and, until now, this has prevented women from fully regaining their strength. Stronger is the must-read guide to the bodily changes encountered by all women following pregnancy, with explanations, exercises and friendly, accessible advice to protect, stabilise and rehabilitate. It's time to treat what we pretend not to see, to let the help in and to grow stronger. Let's start now.

After Birth

After Birth

Author: Jessica Hatcher-Moore Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2021

'Important on so many levels - every new parent should read it, men included' Ross J. Barr, Acupuncturist and Women's Health Expert While there is a wealth of advice for new mums on caring for their babies the same is not true for postpartum health. Fulfilling this vital need, After Birth is the ultimate postnatal primer for women facing changes to their bodies after having a baby. Addressing issues great and small - from hair loss and stretch marks, to bladder and bowel leaks, painful sex, diastasis recti and mental health - researcher and writer Jessica Hatcher-Moore brings together straight-talking advice on preparation for childbirth, healing, and recovery in the weeks, months and even years that follow. She also offers insights for partners, whose role is often overlooked at this critical time. Blending knowledge from the full spectrum of modern and traditional therapies with honest experiences from mothers, here is balanced advice with no agenda. Taking a broad look at what we can do for ourselves at home, and also when to seek expert help, After Birth will reassure, inform and empower women to reclaim their post-birth bodies.

Praying for your Unborn Child

Praying for your Unborn Child

Author: Francis Macnutt, Judith Macnutt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/05/2021

What might happen if pregnant mothers and expectant fathers learned to pray for their baby - even before its birth? Francis and Judith MacNutt believe that if enough couples start praying for their unborn children a gentle revolution will take place. Those children will become more disposed to love God, happier and more secure. A practical book filled with helpful advice and case studies, now reissued with a new cover.