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The first full-colour, beautifully illustrated self-care book for mums - written by a doula and midwife who have experienced the pressures of motherhood first hand, this is the perfect gift for new mums and mums-to-be.
Read this book for an instant pick-me-up.
Whether this is your first or fifth baby, The Little Book of Self-Care for New Mums is your handy survival guide to managing the emotional and physical rollercoaster of becoming a new mum.
Bringing together decades of experience from a midwife and a doula, you'll find invaluable tips and tricks to boost confidence and calm frazzled nerves - plus answers to all those questions you may be too embarrassed to ask. From creating cooling breast pads with chamomile tea and quick stretches to relieve aching muscles, through to easy recipes to nourish your postnatal body and 5-minute fixes to restore your sense of humour, this is the book you can turn to when the overwhelm sets in.
Beautifully illustrated in full-colour, it covers everything you need to know about the postnatal period to feel supported, empowered and understood.
About the Authors
Beccy Hands is a doula and massage therapist specialising in pre- and post-natal wellbeing. In 2017, she co-founded The Motherbox with Alexis Stickland — a company that supports women through their journey into motherhood with essential advice and nurturing wellbeing boxes. She lives with her two children and husband in sunny Brighton.
Alexis Stickland is a midwife, antenatal teacher and mother of three children who has been supporting new mums and their families for over 12 years. She was motivated by her own personal experience to team up with her friend and colleague Beccy Hands to launch The Motherbox – a company that delivers beautiful boxes of nourishing treats and self-care advice to new mums.
"You know when you read a book cover to cover and cry, nod furiously and shout OH MY GOD YES THIS! Well this book written by doula Beccy Hands and midwife Alexis Stickland should be be handed out with the child health red book. It is packed full of brilliant and practical advice for any new mum - whether it's your first or fourth baby. Really sound tips on coping with visitors, looking after your perineum, recipes, how to get through those wobbles and so much more." -- Clemmie Hooper (@mother_of_daughters)
ISBN: 9781785041822 ISBN-10: 1785041827 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 192 Published: 4th October 2018 Publisher: Ebury Publishing Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 18.1 x 13.3
Weight (kg): 0.37