The Peaceful Birth Workbook was designed as a step-by-step guide to help you eliminate your fears about childbirth, to go into labour feeling confident and excited about the birth of your baby.
sample pages here.
While you work through the Peaceful Birth Workbook, you can apply your knowledge and informed decisions to the Partner’s Pocket Guide that comes with the complete course. The Partner’s Pocket Guide is designed for you to express your wishes and informed decisions, like a birthplan. As well as your birthplan, or birth wishes, the Pocket Guide also contains key information about interventions, pain medication and tips and tricks for your support people, as well as contraction timing sheets for you to use.
Sample pages here.
Take the Pocket Guide with you to the hospital, and refer to it when needed, but make sure you prepare for labour by doing the exercises in the Workbook. Remember, there are many skills you can learn to reduce pain in labour and have a natural birth.
The Peaceful Birth Complete Natural Childbrith Course will teach you all the skills you need, with state-of-the art information and strategically designed exercises. By doing this course, you will:
Increase your ability to manage pain and understand the difference between labour pain and unnecessary pain, or what I call suffering. The Peaceful Birth course will teach you how to eliminate this unnecessary pain and suffering during labour.
Learn relaxation techniques to eliminate the fear and tension that cause prolonged labour and increased pain, replacing it with confidence, calm and comfort.
Learn how the mind and emotions affect your labour, with many examples and exercises to work through the emotions and negative thinking patterns that bug YOU! How to overcome this mental noise and the emotions that stall labour, and life in general.
Learn other techniques, such as deep breathing, self-hypnosis and stress management, to produce a shorter, more comfortable birthing experience.
Learn how to create and control the body’s natural anesthesia (endorphins) for more comfort in labour.
Increase your knowledge, to be able to make informed choices that are right for you and your baby.
If you would like help to write your own birthplan without buying the complete course, please go to How to Write a Birthplan.
Here is a collection of interesting childbirth videos to watch and think about before you have your baby.