This book presents information in an empowering, confident, open and honest way. It is written from the eclectic experiences of Gabrielle Targett who has worked as a doula and independent childbirth educator for over ten years. As mother of three children all naturally birthed in the water, Gabrielle has a wealth of experience and knowledge which she shares in this unique book.
The information is beautifully intertwined with stories from the heart, backed up by factual information and quotes from other authors who write about childbirth education; the likes of Ina May Gaskin, Spiritual Midwifery and Dr Grantly Dick-Read, Childbirth Without Fear.
A Labour of Love is a non-medical approach to childbirth that emphasises empowering and asserting confidence in women and their partners. Each and every chapter has something to offer, to assist in acknowledging just what is necessary when preparing for a natural birth. It also assists de-mystifies and questions the fear surrounding birth today.
This book covers so many issues that are often overlooked as being of importance when preparing for a natural birth. Considering the main points addressed in this book are actually ‘The Fundamental Ideas’ and ‘Information’ based on factual information which all women/couples should be aware of prior to giving birth and experiencing a natural labour and birth.