Nurturing Beginnings: Guide to Postpartum Home Care for Doulas and Outreach Workers, Written by Debra Pascali-Bonaro, CD (DONA), LCCE, and Jane Arnold, CNM, MSN, with Marcia Ringel, takes you through the new mother’s journey and into your own as you explore what it means to be “in service of a postpartum woman and her family.” Nurturing Beginnings was one of the first comprehensive postpartum training manuals and is on the DONA Reading List for Post Partum Doulas.
Nurturing Beginnings contains 12 modules:
1.) The role of the doula
2.) Home visiting
3.) Providing care with caution:
Protecting health and safety in the home and car
4.) Honoring postpartum women and teaching self-care
5.) Easing postpartum adjustment
6.) Appreciating your client’s cultural diversity
7.) Supporting the breastfeeding mother
8.) Newborn basics: Appearance, behavior, and care
9.) Offering support to partners and siblings
10.) Unexpected outcomes: Caring for the family at a time of loss
11.) Nurturing yourself
12.) Pursuing professional development and building your practice
A revised e-version of Nurturing Beginnings will be available for order mid-November- we will no longer be carrying the hard copy. If you’d like to receive announcements about this updated, electronic version of Nurturing Beginnings please sign up here.
I bought an electronic version of the book and have already paid for through PayPal. When and how will I get my copy?
Thank you for your order- is this Nadejda?
How do I order a print copy? The link does not seem to be working. Do you offer a discount for bulk orders?
Hi Hilde, We will no longer be carrying the hard-copy version. The e-version will be available mid-November. Would you like us to add you to the list to receive updates?
Please email me when this ebook is available for purchase. Thanks!
Ok Laura! And please sign-up for Debra’s enews as we will be announcing in there as well. Thank you!
Aza Nedhari says
I don’t have a kindle, so how can i buy the PDF version
Hi Aza, We are making revisions to the PDF version and it will be available soon via amazon. Please check back and please look for announcement via Debra’s enews, sign up found at: http://www.orgasmicbirth.com/. Thank you!