Gentle Birth Companions

Gentle Birth Companions: a handbook for doulas and parents (Revised Edition)

Wysewomen Publishing, 2014

Thinking of working as a doula? Are you a parent looking for doula support?

Gentle Birth Companions offers a comprehensive account of the doula movement in UK & Europe, outlining the history and politics of the childbirth companion and exploring the essence of her modern role. Discussion on the issues of doula training & regulation, the differences between midwives and doulas, some lively real-life doula stories, plus many useful resources are included.

Now available in revised edition, with up to date resources & additional discussion around emotional wellbeing through pregnancy, birth & postnatal period. Reviews.

Published in French as ‘Les Doulas, une présence tout en douceur à la naissance’ (Le Souffle d’Or, 2012)



Birth Space, Safe Place: emotional wellbeing through pregnancy and birth

Findhorn Press, 2009

**Available for Kindle here**

Published by Findhorn Press, this book is written for expectant mothers and fathers in preparation for a positive birth experience, embracing a natural approach. The benefits of emotional support during labour and the postnatal period and many further resources are included. A great gift for someone you know who is expecting a baby. Reviews.

Retail price: £7.99 £5.00

Price and ordering

Price (incl p&p): £6.50 (UK), £8.00 (Europe), £10.00 (worldwide) **10% discount for 5 or more books**

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