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  • Published: 5 May 2016
  • ISBN: 9781473528604
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 240

The His and Hers Guide to Pregnancy and Birth

A unique couples guide for mums- and dads-to-be. This book will explain what to expect and how to prepare for your new arrival, and give practical advice on how to support each other and your growing baby.

Mums- and dads-to-be both want the best for their baby, but often their experiences of the journey to parenthood can be quite different.

In this book, leading antenatal teachers Dean and Steph Beaumont offer a new way to prepare for your new arrival. Covering everything from first finding out you are pregnant to the early weeks with your baby, you'll find practical advice, reassurance and guidance on how you can support each other as well as your growing baby.

Divided into sections with targeted information for mum and dad, addressing their concerns and questions, The His and Hers Guide to Pregnancy and Birth will support you as individuals, giving you the confidence and knowledge you need. Each chapter also includes a 'Get Together' section, which provides ideas for bonding, advice on what dad can do to help and ways to connect with and understand each other.

  • Pub date: 5 May 2016
  • ISBN: 9781473528604
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 240

About the Authors

Dean Beaumont

Dean Beaumont specialises in working with expectant and new fathers, and is the founder of the award winning DaddyNatal. Dean teaches DaddyNatal classes throughout the East Midlands and London. He is often asked to speak at events, most recently at The Royal College of Medicine Conference on the role of the father at birth. 'Antenatal Pioneer' (Daily Mail, 2011) Dean is a regular contributor to features around the role of the man/father in the family and at birth. Dean frequently is asked for his expertise in this field, and appearances include Channel 5's 'The Wright Stuff', BBC 1s 'The One Show', and various BBC/CH4 documentaries (featured on BBC3 documentary ‘How Sex Works’ in Jan 2012 and BBC2 documentary ‘How to be a Dad’ in Feb 2012). Most recently, Dean featured on the Sky documentary ‘She’s Having a Baby’ (August 2014) and filmed with Jon Richardson for a Channel 4 documentary which aired in Autumn 2014. Dean founded the unique DaddyNatal http://www.daddynatal.co.uk/ antenatal education programme, becoming the first male professional antenatal educator in the UK.

Steph Beaumont

Steph Beaumont is an antenatal educator and trained doula who has worked with thousands of parents to prepare for the birth of their child. She is the founder of MummyNatal, a new birth preparation programme that empowers women and gives them the confidence to make their own birth choices.

Praise for The His and Hers Guide to Pregnancy and Birth

“The book is good in that it goes through different birthing scenarios — everything from hospital births to home births and water births, and what to do if dad unexpectedly has to deliver baby at home.”

The Irish Examiner, The Irish Examiner

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