Labour & Birth Handbooks

birth prep

Labour & Birth Handbooks

by Janine Smith – an experienced specialist in pregnancy, birth and early parenting

I have written a series of practical guides for labour & birth to accompany my antenatal classes and 1:1 consultations with expectant parents. I have now made all 16 titles available to download.

These guides are based on first-hand experience, parent experiences and research – they have been designed to prepare you well for the reality of labour and birth and to encourage you to think about your options.

I have worked with expectant parents since 2002 and I listen to and learn from every parent I work with – this has a huge impact on my practice and it has enabled me to create a range of labour & birth handbooks which are straight-forward, realistic, practical and beneficial.

Practical Guides for Labour & Birth

16 titles covering the essentials of labour & birth

  1. Early Labour
  2. Established Labour
  3. Giving Birth
  4. Relax & Breathe
  5. Birth Support
  6. Pain Relief
  7. Labour & Birth Checklist
  8. Tips for Labour & Birth
  9. Your Birth Bag
  10. Your Birth Plan
  11. Caesarean Birth
  12. Going Over Your Due Date
  13. Being Induced
  14. Meeting Your Baby
  15. Your Body After Birth
  16. Delivering Your Placenta


Practical Guides to Labour & Birth

Taking you through the essentials of labour & birth