The Babymoon Experience: How to nurture yourself and your baby through pregnancy and the early weeks

Paperback. Pub Date: 2010 Pages: 256 Publisher: Piatkus Books Becoming a mother is probably the most life-changing Experience any woman goes through and the first weeks after giving birth is a period of huge adjustment for both Mother and baby. Many cultures recognise this with a period of ‘lying in’ but in the West we have lost this. pressuring women to get ‘back to normal; as soon as possible after birth. We need to rediscover the art of mothering the new mother. We expect new mothers to carry on as before. as quickly as possible. and in minimising the time they need to recover from the birth and get to know their babies. we trivialise the event. Not surprising then that ten percent of women in the UK have severe postnatal depression and many more feel they ‘can’t cope’. NCT counsellor. psychologist and bestselling author Caroline Deacon explores how we can prepare for. an…

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3 Responses to The Babymoon Experience: How to nurture yourself and your baby through pregnancy and the early weeks

  1. needles says:

    great book This is a really excellent book and I recommend it to all expectant parents and grandparents. My daughter bought it when expecting her first and I bought it to read as well. It is very relaxed and comforting whilst giving a new mum a good view of what to expect. Most of all it advises them not to rush out into the world straight after the baby is born, but to take time to get to know each other and to recover from childbirth and pregnancy – to nurture both mother and baby. It is very…

  2. Amazon Customer says:

    The specific ideal of a “babymoon” that’s laid out in this book might not be for everyone I’m torn over rating this one. There were some great, informative and encouraging parts (particularly those about labour and recovery) and it had a ton of information, but the tone was often patronising and pushy about certain issues (the author favours co-sleeping above all options and barely discusses anything else, and although she gives great natural pain relief options, she doesn’t really discuss non-invasive medical pain relief). The patronising tone put me off initially, even if I found…

  3. Fi 78 says:

    Wish I’d read this when I was pregnant.