Published last year and now with more than fifty five star reviews on amazon, this book covers everything that you need to know to plan a better birth. Inspired by the very popular birth component of Nicole’s classes, it is considered a must read for pregnancy, even second and third time around.
The Good Birth Companion
The book that all expecting mothers should read to ensure they have the best labour and birth, written by one of Janet Balaskas’ most experienced Active Birth Associates.
What people are saying…
‘This book is a fantastic resource for empowering women to achieve a normal birth’ Lynn Woolley, Royal College of Midwives
‘A warm, reassuring guide to having a baby. Refreshingly, neither patronizing nor prescriptive. ‘ Mother and Baby Magazine
‘The Good Birth Companion helps to make sense of what is, let’s not forget, a totally alien concept for all first-time mums, and even many second and third-timers.’
Susie Mesure, The Independent on Sunday
‘One of the best ‘how-to’ books on the market’ Juno Magazine
More about the book…
All expecting mothers have an innate capacity to give birth safely and naturally, but it’s easy to be distracted by stories of traumatic births and a deep anxiety that you won’t be in control. Experienced doula and Active Birth Associate, Nicole Croft, takes the fear out of labour and birth in this empowering and practical guide.Full of wise advice and simple skills to prepare you mentally and physically, Nicole tells you everything you need to know to ensure you have a very positive experience giving birth, whether you labour naturally or require medical intervention.
Be calm, relaxed and prepared for birth
Feel less pain during labour and help your birth progress naturally
Remain confident and in control throughout the birth
Feel very positive about your birth, with or without medical intervention
Flourish with your baby in the first weeks after birth
Warm, wise and incredibly reassuring, The Good Birth Companion will give you all the information and resources you need to give birth safely to your baby.
Available in all Good Bookshops now or online…
‘An easy and excellent read for expecting parents’ Valerie Goedkop, Founder of Nurturing Birth
‘Embodies the experience of Sheila Kitzinger with the compassion and heart warming friendliness of the Dalai Lama.’ Patrick Houser, Founder of Fathers-to-be