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The Natural Baby
The Natural Baby

The Natural Baby

A Gentle Guide to Conception, Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond


218 Pages, 8.25 x 8.25

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB, PDF, Mobipocket

Trade Paper, $22.95 (US $22.95) (CA $30.95)

Publication Date: September 2017

ISBN 9780857844019

Rights: US & CA

UIT Cambridge Ltd. (Sep 2017)
Green Books


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This gentle guide starts with planning your pregnancy and then takes you on a week-by-week journey through a holistic and healthy pregnancy, an active birth and the precious early months of being a parent. With chapters dedicated to caring for a newborn and looking after yourself both before and after birth, it offers personal insight, instruction and advice from Holly and Samantha who specialize in pregnancy yoga, massage and active birth. The Natural Baby covers all you need to know before, during and after your pregnancy: • how to prepare for pregnancy • a week-by-week description of your baby's growth • exercise and complementary therapies • natural remedies • how to have an amazing birth experience • tips on breastfeeding • naturally nutritious weaning • home-made organic beauty preparations for the mother • delicious and healthy recipes for before, during, and after pregnancy


"Samantha and Holly empower parents with the information and wisdom to help them make the best choices for their families . . . They have the perfect set of complementary skills and knowledge to write about natural parenting . . . Here is a book that will act like a best friend" Melissa Corkhill, editor of "The Green Parent Magazine" (from the Foreword to the book)

Author Biography

Holly Daffurn is a professional writer, and ran a successful massage therapy and complementary healthcare business specialising in pregnancy yoga, massage and active birth. She has written for The Green Parent, Natural Health, The Ecologist and DIVA. She runs workshops that offer young people the space, opportunity and support to get their voices heard and also works as a mentor with young people who have been identified as 'at risk.'Samantha Quinn is a fully trained holistic therapist and award-winning reflexologist who has specialized in natural pregnancy and baby care since 2004. She is the founder of an award-winning natural skincare company that offers a range of specially formulated organic products designed to comfort and settle babies, along with advice on baby massage, health care tips and more. She is also author of Comfort, Settle and Sleep and has written articles for The Green Parent.