Preparing for Birth Sample Pack is sample copies of two of the most popular books for expectant parents in Australia. These are the ‘Preparing for Birth: Mothers’ and ‘Preparing for Birth: Fathers’.
Preparing for Birth: Mothers
The Fifth Edition of this best-selling resource for parent education programs offers the most comprehensive background notes. It is available in a user-friendly, magazine-style format.
With 100 clear line drawings and a simple, concise text, we cover all aspects of pregnancy. Examples are labour, birth, positions, self-help techniques, early breastfeeding and postnatal recovery. It includes a detailed guide to obstetric medications and interventions.
This edition includes revised information on nutrition, medical care in pregnancy, waterbirth, emergency birth, postnatal care of the newborn and contraception.
This has been the best selling book on birth in Australia for many years – over 500,000 copies have been sold.
Length: 60 pages
Published: Australia 2011
Preparing for Birth: Fathers
This set of pre-natal class notes, especially for fathers, complement the information in Preparing for Birth: Mothers. This booklet, moreover, provides essential details useful for decisions made in pregnancy, such as choosing a birthplace and caregivers, healthcare options, and preparing to become a father.
Also, it includes a unique section on “Troubleshooting”, which offers practical guidance for supporting the labouring woman in a special “easy-find” format designed for quick reference at the time.
Length: 32 pages
Published: Australia 2007