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The Pregnancy Bible (ed.) Dr Anne Deans

 

Hypnobirthing by Marie Morgan (comes with a CD)

 

Mother's Breath: ... yoga breathing, sound and awareness practices for pregnancy, birth, post-natal recovery and mothering by Uma Dinsmore-Tuli.

 

Yoni Shakti (Womb Power) by Uma Dunsmore-Tuli 2014

 

Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin

 

Home Births: Stories to Inspire and Inform (ed.)

Abigail Cairns

 

The Father's Home Birth Handbook by Leah Hazard

 

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League

 

If you develop pelvic girdle pain visit here for booklet

 

Websites

 

Pregnancy-related experiences such as antenatal screening and breastfeeding: www.healthtalkonline.org 

 

Research and advice about natural birth: AIMS.org.uk 

 

Politely decline to listen to negative stories about birth For positive stories www.tellmeagoodbirthstory.com 

 

For information on pregnancy diet see www.nutritionist-resource.org.uk

 

My sister website for birth blogs www.cyclicalwisdom.com

Pregnancy & Birth Resources

Useful books, articles & websites

Pregnancy & birth resources- books, articles, websites, birth videos, templates and handouts

Pelvic floor exercises in pregnancy handout or see www.babycentre.co.uk for good diagrams

 

Perineal massage Oxford NHS handout

 

Yoga for the second trimester handout

 

Yoga for the third trimester handout

 

Yoga for breech babies handout

 

Yoga for postnatal exercise handout  (NB note that this has a typo on - not psoas but piriformas!)

 

Exercising postnatally handout

Handouts

e.g. Golden Thread breath & Blooming Rose image

Pregnancy videos on my YouTube channel

 

Yoga with Tessa's channel

 

Including yoga sequences, visualisations and birth prepration videos.

My Pregnancy & Birth Colouring Book with Yoga Nidra

 

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A colouring book for expectant mums to support reflection during your pregnancy and preparation for birth. Includes link to two guided relaxations.

 

Available through my shop or Amazon.

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Online Birth Preparation Course

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My practice-based course to experience and positively condition the mind-body connection for less than £40, including:

* 5 movement videos (4 yoga & 1 dance)

* 5 breathing techniques

* 4 relaxation tracks (hypnobirthing & yoga nidra, plus

       extra ones for breech babies, twins & postnatal time)

* 3 mindfulness tracks

* 7 practical antenatal education videos (plus bonus guest

       speakers on acupressure points & babywearing)

Find out more

For free guided relaxations, go to Downloads page.