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Home Births - best book to read?

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JambalayaCodfishDIE Tue 18-Oct-11 06:58:56

Hi ladies,

Have decided that im going to have a home birth, just wondered if any of you have some recommendations as to what to read to get the best info?

TIA

fraktious Tue 18-Oct-11 07:08:24

Birth in general I advise Ina May Gaskin's guide to childbirth. She's very focused on natural, homebirthing although in the US so a little different.

PorkChopSter Tue 18-Oct-11 07:13:47

Sheila Kitzinger Birth your way.

Nearlycooked Tue 18-Oct-11 07:41:55

Both of the above!!! Absolutely

madam1mim Tue 18-Oct-11 09:16:41

I was going to say the Ina May Gaskin book. Great to read other people's natural birth stories in ehre. I found it very reassuring and thought about them during my labour. Made me feel that I too could do it!

nannyl Tue 18-Oct-11 12:12:30

the heart in the womb

only published end july 2011.

fab book by consultant obstetrician who chose a home birth,

also the natal hypnotherapy book to realise having a baby is nornal and natural, and the default, unless we mess with it by going to hospital etc

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