The Birth Space
An accessible guide to conception, pregnancy, birth and postpartum that highlights choice and rights in the perinatal space
The Birth SpaceÂ is a doula’s guideÂ to conception, pregnancy, birth and postpartumÂ that highlights choice and rights in the perinatal space.
In this beautiful book, trained and experienced doula Gabrielle Nancarrow offers comprehensive information about the birthing landscape that will empower you to choose the right birth for youÂ -Â whether that be an obstetric, midwife or home birth.
The Birth SpaceÂ 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 medicalÂ 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?talk about continuity of care!
Filled with moving photography byÂ Ilsa Wynne-Hoelscher Kidd (@ilsa_whk), Lisa Sorgini @lisa.sorgini, and Hayden Trace (@feelinghomeagain) as well as intimate real-life stories from contributorsÂ covering pregnancy loss, IVF, same-sex conception, home births, caesareans and more,Â The Birth Space is the essential companion for anyoneÂ who is seeking guidance as they enter this new chapter of their life
‘InÂ The Birth SpaceÂ ?Â you will find the information and support that will take you from conception through matrescence, with deeper calm,Â confidence and power.’Â Aviva Romm, MD