Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Recommended Books about Doulas

There are so many books out there that it's easy to get overwhelmed. Here are some books that consistently get good reviews. The Book Depository has free shipping to Korea. What the Book in Itaewon can get most books for you. Amazon might be a good option if you have someone coming to visit or can buy the Kindle version of the book. The descriptions are based off of Amazon's descriptions. Here's a list of doulas in Korea that might help you.

The Birth Partner -  Revised 4th Edition: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and All Other Labor Companions
Written by Penny Simkins

An expert in birth, Penny Simkins' updated book contains information about how to know if you're in labor, what normal labor is, managing pain during labor using medication and natural methods, C-sections, breastfeeding, postpartum, newborn care, and more. You can buy it from Amazon or the Book Depository.

The Doula Advantage: Your Complete Guide to Having an Empowered and Positive Birth with the Help of a Professional Birth Assistant
Written by Rachel Gurevich

Doulas are professionally trained to assist women giving birth. They can help during pregnancy, at birth, and during the postpartum period. You'll learn how doulas can help you no matter what type of birth you have, how to choose the right doula for you, how doulas can help dads, and more. You can buy it from Amazon or the Book Depository.

The Doula Book: How a Trained Labor Companion Can Help You Have a Shorter, Easier, and Healthier Birth
Written by Marshall H. Klaus, John H. Kennell, and Phyllis H. Klaus

Research has shown that there is a distinct advantage to hiring a doula. From lowering the use of pain medication, to decreasing the C-section rate, shortening labor, and having women have more positive memories of the birth experience, doulas help everyone involved. You can buy it from Amazon or the Book Depository.

The Doula Guide to Birth: Secrets Every Pregnant Women Should Know
Written by Ananda Lowe and Rachel Zimmerman

While many people may think of doulas as a new-age trend, doulas have been around for centuries helping women birth. Find out what doulas do, how to interview a doula, techniques you can use even if you don't hire a doula, interventions, when to go to the hospital, how to expect the unexpected, and more. You can buy it from Amazon or the Book Depository

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