The Birth Space: A Doula's Guide to Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond by Gabrielle Nancarrow
By Gabrielle Nancarrow, Hardie Grant Books, 272 pages
In this book you will find the information and support that will take you from conception through matrescence, with deeper calm, confidence, and power. A doula's guide to conception, pregnancy, birth and postpartum that highlights choice and rights in the perinatal space.
Trained and experienced doula Gabrielle Nancarrow offers comprehensive information about the birthing landscape that will empower you to choose the right birth for you - whether that be an obstetric, midwife or home birth. This book shows us how to prepare our minds and bodies for pregnancy and labour, from conscious conception through to postpartum and into matrescence. Gabrielle helps us understand what to expect during this period and translates the medical terminology, so we are informed. She also provides remedies for common ailments, shares insights from other birth specialists, and is a constant spiritual guide from conception and beyond.
About the author:
Gabrielle Nancarrow is a mother of two, a birth doula and the founder of Gather - a space for women in Melbourne, Australia. Gabrielle is an advocate for women's and reproductive rights and wants every birthing person to feel empowered, safe, supported and in control of their pregnancy, birth and postpartum experience.