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Wise Childbearing: What You'll Want to Know as You Make Your Birth Choices
Women are designed to give birth! Babies are made to be born! Would you like to be one of those women who have beautiful, ecstatic childbirth experiences? Are you ready to achieve your dreams of a joyful birth for your baby and yourself? From all you hear, is it even a possibility? Receiving a truly excellent childbirth education, and making the best choices for you, are ...more
Paperback, 374 pages
Published June 21st 2012 by Cache Mountains Press
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Pregnancy and birth in the US today are not usually managed with evidence-based practices. Women even sometimes accept the role of passive patient, rather than engaging fully in a partnership with caregivers in their own and their baby's healthcare. This book offers not only up-to-date information about what practices promote the best, healthiest and safest outcome for baby and mother, but encourages parents-to-be to ask questions, insist on a relationship with their caregivers that is ...more
Jennetta Billhimer is the Founding Director of the Association for Wise Childbearing, an Association for Wise Childbearing Childbirth mentor, a Mongan Method HypnoBirthing® Practitioner, and a doula of many years certified with DONA International. Jennetta Billhimer is a Personal Mentor and a speaker and writer on a variety of subjects involving childbirth, family development, and living a joyful ...moreMore about Jennetta Billhimer...
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“But when we make choices that are different than what our friends are doing, it might seem to them that we are questioning their choices - even if it has nothing to do with them.... And what is the sense in feeling guilty about making different choices than our mothers and the other women before us? Our mothers did the best they could with what they had available to them. Our choices, if different from theirs, are not a denouncement of theirs.”
“The desires for both a good experience and a healthy baby are very much connected, and there is nothing wrong with wanting both!”More quotes…