Sample copies of two of the most popular and widely used books for expectant parents in Australia ‘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 set of background notes available, in a user-friendly, magazine style format.
With 100 clear line drawings and a simple, concise text, all aspects of pregnancy, labour, birth, positions, self-help techniques, early breastfeeding and postnatal recovery are covered, including 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
A set of pre-natal class notes especially for fathers, designed to complement the information in Preparing for Birth: Mothers, this booklet provides essential details useful for decisions made in pregnancy, such as choosing a birth place and caregivers, options in health care and preparing to become a father.
A unique section on “Troubleshooting” 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