Praise for “Deliver!” from a Childbirth Educator

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We just received this five star review for “Deliver!” on Amazon from childbirth educator .

“Just finished reading “Deliver!” in preparation for a childbirth class I’m teaching. As a parent educator and birth and postpartum doula, I am very impressed with the content and its concise nature. It was easy to read in one sitting and it provides a lot of information for the partner of the laboring mother, primarily, on how to ‘be with’ her during labor and birth. Well done, Julie!”

Thanks Sandra, we always appreciate feedback from prenatal professionals and our hope is that our book can be a useful addition to all those who work with expectant mothers.

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Birth Story from a (repeat!) “Deliver!” Mom

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“Your book and previous advice still helped us so much this time around. Thank you! I am going to make a little “pregnancy pack”, including your book, and give it to every friend who gets pregnant. ” – Julie M.

We couldn’t be more excited to hear this in an email from Julie, who recently shared with us the story of her second V-Bac. Julie is a woman of amazing determination and faith and we are so glad to have been part of helping her welcome a new member to her family.

You can read all about her latest birth on her blog. Julie says Deliver! was “succinct and easy to review again before each birth. I want to buy it for every pregnant woman.”

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Reading “Deliver!” a first time dad “learned so much in a very short time.”

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We just noticed this new five star Amazon review of “Deliver!” from earlier in the fall. Reader Nmat83 said:

“This book is simply great. As a first time father to be, I learned so much in a very short time. This book was a short, easy read with great information on every page. I felt much more at ease and knowledgeable after reading. I also got major kudos for dropping facts I learned from my wife! I definitely recommend this book to any father to be!”

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The Peanut Ball: A smart labor tool

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I just supported a couple where the doctor was very doubtful that the mom would be able to deliver without a C-section. Based on my experience, I had to agree, but the mom really wanted to avoid surgery and so we did everything we could to help her to achieve that goal.

It was a long labor, but she did it (yeah!) and here’s what I think tipped the scales in her favor: The peanut ball.

More and more hospitals are providing these inflatable, peanut-shaped cushions for moms with epidurals and I have found them to be amazing tools for shortening labors and helping babies turn and descend when nothing else has seemed to help. They are especially good for moms who have to be in bed because of an epidural or other health concerns.

Here is an article with pictures and details if you are interested in seeing how…

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“My “go-to” gift for friends who are expecting”

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The five star reviews keep rolling in for “Deliver!” Here’s our latest from Amazon:

“This book is wonderful! It gave very practical advice and a clear overview of the birth process, which helped my husband feel more confident in his role, though I benefited greatly from it as well. Having read several other birth books, I appreciated this one the most because it was a great step-by-step manual that helped us think through all our options before labor and empowered us with knowledge to make decisions when it came time to “deliver!” It will now be my “go-to” gift for friends who are expecting. Thank you, Julie and Simon!”

Thank you, Julia – and congratulations to you and your husband.

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New dad: “after reading this book, I was surprisingly calm and assured about my role in the delivery process.”

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He says:

“The information is easy to read, organized well and most importantly practical. The take aways from each section are so subtle that you will feel confident and ready to implement them right away. In short, the book is very effective.”

Like a lot of busy people, Gaurav also appreciated that “Deliver!” gets right to the point, noting:

“You can read it quickly, remember the important points and revisit them anytime. It literally takes you 30 minutes to read it. Most importantly, the book is concise because the content is clear. It has pointers that can actually make a difference in the delivery…

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