Caesarean Recovery review

By Chrissie Gallagher-Mundy

At last there is a book about post-natal recovery that is positive about caesareans. Too often women who give birth in this way are described as “too posh to push,” or having “failed” to give birth normally. When you are talking about such an important part in a woman’s life,…

A Perfect Start: Or coping with the first months of parenthood review

By Christine and Peter Hill

Despite its title, this book reassures mothers and fathers that being “good enough” parents is OK. By giving tips advice about the first few days, weeks and months that follow birth, one of the major strengths of this book is its realism: this time of your lives may not feel…