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Preparing for Birth is a complete guide for labor, birth and postpartum education. With three chapters, this parent workbook covers common childbirth education topics including the stages of labor, comfort measures, interventions, postpartum recovery, newborn care and the basics of breastfeeding.
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8.5 by 11" bound and 3-hole punched book. 80 full-color pages.
Reading Level: Grade 7 - Adult.
ISBN 978-1939576255, 2nd edition, 4th version © 2021
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My go-to resource
My clients, both doula and childbirth, love Preparing for Birth. They feel like they can read it, understand it, and find what they need when look for information. Dads who have taken other CBCs and not read the material, read this.
Wonderful, as always!
This book covers everything it should! I've been using it for years!
Professional materirals - Highly recommend
I'm a childbirth educator and have been using the Plumtree "Preparing For Birth" textbooks for my birthing classes for a few years. I highly recommend it: Evidence-based, easy to follow, and well documented (pictures). Customer Service is impeccable.
I love these birth books and I give one to each client. I especially love how up to date the content is and how the photos are inclusive of people from many different cultures. Of all the things I give my birth clients, this book is their favorite help in feeling calm and prepared for birth,
Love this book for my classes!
I love the Preparing for Birth workbook. The color pictures are clear and relevant. It is very readable, so easy to assign reading as homework and then focus on discussion and going beyond during class. I highly recommend using this along with the Handouts and Activities file. It is completely worth the price.