About the Book
THE BIRTH MAP takes you through the Informed Birth Preparation process, helping you to understand and determine the decision points in birth and prepare for life with a baby.
What is inside?
Informed Decision Making
what to expect from standard pregnancy care
Creating your Birth Map
General Considerations for birth, each stage of labour, caesarean, post birth
space to summarise your informed decisions
Beyond the Birth - what do you really need, what is normal?
A glossary of medical terms
Recommended Resources and Support Services for special circumstances.
There is more to this book than meets the eye. A wealth of resources and support is made available to you, in the free member area on Catherine Bell's website. An optional monthly newsletter keeps you up to date. Catherine created this space as an alternative to social media: free of trolls and data mining, full of evidenced based information and genuine support. This is Your Birth. Your Way. No Matter What.
My mission is simple: To provide all women with the means to make informed decisions regarding their pregnancy care, labour, birth and parenting. I never want to hear another woman say "I wish someone had told me". My name Is Catherine Bell. I am The Birth Cartographer. 'The Birth Map' is more than just another Birth Book, it is linked to the free Member Area on bellabirth.org provides a wealth of science-based information and support, an online village alternative to social media. Free of advertising, no data mining or trolls.