Welcome Home - Children's Book about the homebirth journey
Illustrated: Catie Atkinson
This stunning book is designed to be a conversation starter for families preparing for homebirth. The aim of this book is to educate and prepare children for pregnancy, labour and birth in a way that delivers the message that birth is a beautiful natural occurrence and something that need not be feared.
These brightly coloured pages will take your family on a journey:
- Discovery of pregnancy
- Midwifery antenatal care
- Preparation for homebirth
- Labour - including the noises a birthing Mumma might make, changing positions, crowning, details of blood loss, the vaginal birthing of a baby and the placenta
- The first postpartum moments including breastfeeding
Whether you are planning a home birth, hospital birth or Cesarian Section this book can be enjoyed by all.
Welcome Home is Illustrated by Cattie Atkinson who has captured the beauty of home birth in stunning, brightly coloured imagery to be enjoyed by the whole family.