Pregnancy and Childbirth Secrets will give you the resources you need for a gentle, joyful, and confident start for your whole family. Gail Dahl has assembled a treasure-trove of wisdom from some of the foremost experts in the area. Not only is there wisdom and experience, but she includes the scientific evidence that you need, presented in easily understandable language. And, like a good friend, Pregnancy & Childbirth Secrets is with you through the whole journey and comes in with just the information and advice that you need at the right time. Dr. Sarah J. Buckley, General Practitioner and Family Physician, Author of Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering - The Wisdom and Science of of Gentle Choices in Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting --Dr. Sarah J. Buckley
Learn how you can have a safe, gentle birth: Pregnancy & Childbirth Secrets is packed with information that will guide you throughout your pregnancy and during your first days as a mom. Mothers, childbirth professionals and researchers share their experience and knowledge, giving you the insight you need to have a birth that is safe and rewarding for both you and your baby. Learn how to prepare for a positive childbirth experience. Read Pregnancy & Childbirth Secrets to discover how you can have an easier, safer and gentler birth no matter where it takes place at home, at a birth center or in the hospital. With information gleaned from mothers, top childbirth professionals, and researchers, this book explains what to expect month by month and what you can to do have a good birth experience. For example, you ll learn that, You should eat and drink fluids at the beginning of labor and drink fluids throughout your labor. This is the best natural pain reliever for childbirth. You should remain active and change your position at least every twenty minutes during labor. The information in Pregnancy & Childbirth Secrets is valuable for both soon-to-be and new mothers and serves as an important educational tool for men. Topics covered include natural fertility options, exercise during pregnancy, natural remedies for morning sickness, advantages of a doula and the benefits of professional labor support. You will also learn about new effective natural pain relief for labor, positive childbirth preparation, your partners role in childbirth and how you can overcome common labor challenges." Midwifery Today --Midwifery Today
Gail Dahl's book, Pregnancy and Childbirth Secrets is a gem. It is full of excellent secrets which are based on the best scientific evidence, and are, therefore; reliable information. Dr. Marsden Wagner, former Director of Women's and Children's Health, World Health Organization --Dr. Marsden Wagner
About the Author
Gail J. Dahl is a childbirth researcher and educator, an advocate for safe and gentle childbirth and a national bestselling author. She has received many awards, including The YWCA Woman of Distinction Award, The Woman of Vision Award and The Great Women of the 21st Century Award for her work in women s health and education.