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Maternity, Prenatal, & Women''s Health

If you like Maternity, Prenatal, & Women''s Health eBooks, then you'll love these top picks.
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  • Ina May's Guide to Childbirth

    by Ina May Gaskin

    The international bestseller that has helped millions of women trust in their body - and their baby - and give birth without fearDrawing on over 40 years' experience, internationally acclaimed midwife Ina May Gaskin shows you how to use the mind-body connection to help labour progress calmly and safely.In Ina May's Guide to Childbirth, she shares:- Inspiring real-life stories that show what a ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Secret Midwife

    Life, Death and the Truth about Birth

    by The Secret Midwife and 1 more

    For fans of One Born Every Minute.The Secret Midwife is a heart-breaking, engrossing and important read. At once joyful and profoundly shocking, this is the story of birth, straight from the delivery room.Strongest supporter, best friend, expert, cheerleader and chief photographer . . . Before, during and after labour the role of a midwife is second to none. The Secret Midwife reveals the highs ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • The Second Baby Book

    How to cope with pregnancy number two and create a happy home for your firstborn and new arrival

    by Sarah Ockwell-Smith

    'The thing about having a second baby is it's likely to differ a lot from your first experience. Sarah Ockwell's Smith's guide looks at the challenges you might face along with some practical tips to consider. The book offers a friendly feel that reminds us issues and all, we'll be just fine' Mirror, Best Baby Books for Parents 2020Having a second baby is a very different experience from having ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Catching Babies

    A Midwife's Tale

    by Sheena Byrom

    A midwife's heartwarming and inspirational true storyCatching Babies is a moving account of an extraordinary career. It reveals the unique experiences that filled midwife Sheena Byrom's days as she looked after mums and dads and helped to bring their precious babies into the world.From her very first day as a nervous student nurse in Blackburn to the dedicated completion of her midwifery ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Natural & Safe: The Handbook

    Family Planning with Sensiplan

    by Malteser Arbeitsgruppe NFP and 1 more

    Sensiplan is a fertility awareness-based method of family planning, knownalso as natural family planning (“NFP”). Originally developed in Germany over aperiod of decades by the Arbeitsgruppe NFP (“NFP Working Group”) at the international aid agency Malteser International, and with help from the German Ministry of Health. Natural & Safe: The Handbook describes the method and its applications in ... Read more

    $16.05 AUD

  • Hypnobirthing

    Practical Ways to Make Your Birth Better

    by Siobhan Miller

    THIS BOOK WILL MAKE YOUR BIRTH BETTER. IT IS FOR EVERY WOMAN AND EVERY TYPE OF BIRTH.'Siobhan manages to completely demystify hypnobirthing, making it accessible and relevant to all women and all births. This book will be a complete game changer and I will be recommending it to mums-to-be from now on' Sarah Turner, author of The Unmumsy MumExpert hypnobirthing teacher and founder of The Positive ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Assessing Fetal Wellbeing: A Practical Guide

    by Lesleigh S Baker and 2 more

    The new edition of this best selling handbook has been completely updated to support the latest Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance (IFS) guideline as well as the Fetal Surveillance Education Program (FSEP) workshops, Online Programs (OFSEP & OFSEPlus) and assessment tool. This is an essential and easy-to-read ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • The Hypnobirthing Book

    An inspirational guide fora calm, confident, natural birth

    by Katharine Graves

    The Hypnobirthing Book is a complete antenatal preparation which guides you to achieve the birth you want. Childbirth can be an empowering and positive experience that you treasure for the rest of your life. Hypnobirthing teaches simple and gentle techniques that have a profound effect. By practising these techniques during pregnancy, you can release fear and anxiety, and build confidence in ... Read more

    $14.09 AUD

  • Natural & Safe

    The Workbook, Family Planning with Sensiplan

    by Malteser Arbeitsgruppe NFP and 1 more

    Natural & Safe: The Workbook, Family Planning with Sensiplan supplements the manual Natural & Safe: The Handbook, Family Planning with Sensiplan. The Workbook is divided into four interactive sections, each containing examples and practice cycles to help those learning to use Sensiplan, a symptothermal method of family planning. ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • Before Your Pregnancy

    A 90-Day Guide for Couples on How to Prepare for a Healthy Conception

    by Amy Ogle and 2 more

    Now completely revised and updated, the classic guide that helps mothers- and fathers-to-be conceive more easily and boost the odds of a healthy pregnancyCovering preconception and interconception (between-pregnancy) well-being for women and men, Amy Ogle and Lisa Mazzullo draw on new research from their complementary fields of expertise and reveal how good preconception health can lower the risk ... Read more

    $20.12 AUD

  • Period Power

    Harness Your Hormones and Get Your Cycle Working For You

    by Maisie Hill

    'Maisie Hill has written a bloody brilliant book (pun intended). Everything you need to know about periods and how they affect you and your life is here. It's revolutionary' - Miranda Sawyer'Thank GOODNESS for Maisie Hill! Flipping open the lid on a vital conversation. It's about time we claimed the power of our periods!' - Gemma Cairney, broadcaster & co-founder of Boom Shakalaka Productions'This ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • Quick Boil Some Water

    The Story of Childbirth in our Grandmother's Day

    by Yvonne Barlow

    Childbirth during the war and after years - homes had no phones, few cars and little heating. Many women begin their story with, "I've never told anyone this." For fans of Call the Midwife who want to know the real stories. ... Read more

    $1.64 AUD

  • Call Me Sister

    District Nursing Tales from the Swinging Sixties

    by Jane Yeadon

    Who'd have thought a missing bacon rasher and a teaspoon would play a part in advancing someone's career? It's the late '60s and Jane Yeadon has always wanted to be a district nurse. Staff nursing in a ward where she's challenged by an inventorydriven ward sister, she reckons it's time to swap such trivialities for life as a district nurse. Independent thinking is one thing, but Jane's about to ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD

  • Birth Journeys

    Positive birth stories to encourage and inspire

    by Leonie MacDonald

    Stop listening to the horror stories. Be reassured, excited and inspired. Find out how beautiful and powerful birth can be. Discover the keys to planning your own positive birth - the best beginning to motherhood.Birth Journeys is a diverse collection of 29 encouraging and inspiring birth stories by real women (and men). It includes a wide range of birth experiences and choices: hospital, ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Midwife on Call

    by Agnes Light

    Agnes Light trained as a nurse in the 1960s and went on to become a midwife - helping to bring new lives into the world for over thirty years.After fainting from shock at the first birth she attended as a student, Agnes grew to adore her job and the lifelong friends that worked with her on the maternity ward. In her enchanting memoir, she recalls how she struggled at first with the strict rules of ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Gentle Birth Method: The Month-by-Month Jeyarani Way Programme

    by Dr. Gowri Motha and 1 more

    Childbirth guru Dr Gowri Motha, who practises with Dr Yehudi Gordon – author of Birth and Beyond – shows women how her revolutionary method helps women carry the baby to full term, have less intervention in the birth; feel less pain in labour, and feel happy and in control.The Gentle Birth method is a concise pregnancy programme combining diverse therapies such as ‘creative healing’ massage, a ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Healing Lives

    by Sue Williams

    **'A story of friendship like no other... breathtaking in its tenderness and inspiration.' The Hon. Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVOTwo incredible women, an unlikely friendship, and a united mission to save the lives of some of the world's poorest and most desperate women.**Healing Lives reveals the untold tale of Mamitu Gashe, Dr Catherine Hamlin's protégée, and the inspiring almost 60-year friendship ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Yatdjuligin

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nursing and Midwifery Care

    by Bronwyn Fredericks and 1 more

    Yatdjuligin: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nursing and Midwifery Care introduces students to the fundamentals of the healthcare of Indigenous Australians, from the perspective of both the patient and the professional. Aboriginal Elder Ivy Molly Booth gifted the word Yatdjuligin to the authors to use as the title of this textbook. The word Yatdjuligin literally translates to 'talking in a ... Read more

    $58.95 AUD

  • The Baby's Coming

    A Story of Dedication by an Independent Midwife

    by Virginia Howes

    Virginia Howes was a mother of four doing the ironing when she had a revelation. Still broody, but not really wanting to add to her family, she realised that becoming a midwife was her true vocation.It was a long journey to get the education and qualifications she needed, especially with a young family, but she was determined and never doubted her decision. Following her training, she spent three ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Misconceptions

    by Naomi Wolf

    Every year, millions of women have their lives turned inside out by the experience of pregnancy. A contemporary woman find herself caught in an absurd paradox: while in the grip of one of the most primal, lonely, sensual and, in some ways, psychologically debilitating and physically dangerous experiences, she is overwhelmed by invasive, trivialising and infantilising cultural messages about what ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Great Stuff to Know: When You're Pregnant

    by Jan Roberts

    Full of tips and advice from bestselling author Jan Roberts, Great Stuff to Know: When You're Pregnant is the ultimate pregnancy guide.Whether it's your first child or your fourth, being pregnant can be a stressful time for any mum-to-be. From changes in your body and mood to dealing with medical appointments, diets and exercise, Great Stuff to Know: When You're Pregnant offers, in simple, ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • Group B Strep Explained

    by Sara Wickham

    Group B strep (or GBS) is a common and usually harmless type of bacteria, but it can very occasionally cause serious disease in newborn babies. Many pregnant women are offered screening and prevention for GBS, but there are pros and cons to this, as the main preventative (or prophylactic) measure involves women having antibiotics given to them by intravenous drip in labour.In this updated second ... Read more

    $10.37 AUD

  • The Blue Cotton Gown

    A Midwife's Memoir

    by Patricia Harman

    A 2008 Indie Next PickDespite nurse-midwife Patsy Harman’s own financial and personal medical trials, including her private battle with uterine cancer, she devotes herself to her patients’ well-being in all aspects of their lives. They, in turn, tell her intimate stories both heartbreaking and uplifting. ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • The Birth Wars

    by Mary-Rose MacColl

    Women are told they have pregnancy and birth care choices, but their only real choice is which side to take in the birth wars. Each day, battles are waged in hospitals and clinics around Australia— between those who view birth as medical and those who view birth as natural. Both sides care deeply about women and babies and feel they should manage birth for women. They are the doctors and the ... Read more

    $19.02 AUD