Feedback from happy customersTowards Parenthood Happy Pregnant Mother

This workbook has practical advice and is presented clearly and with humor. It covers a wide array of topics, and it is obvious the writers are a team who knows their topic with great authority. Thank you!

By ResearcherMom (Oregon)

‘The book is easy to follow, and the material is presented in digestible chunks as a mixture of practical information, background information, suggestions, examples and activities, all of which help with to understanding, evaluation, assessment and brainstorming. An excellent resource for any parent-to-be to have on hand.’

Feedback from those who have completed Towards Parenthood

“The support services list is a useful resource.'”

“Reading the first two chapters opened up discussions with my husband.”

“I related to the concept of thoughts affecting feelings.”

“The problem-solving skills were really useful.”

“Exploring the expectations, worries and fears of motherhood in the first chapter allowed me to think about some issues.’‘

“Taking part in the program allowed for reflection on the transition to parenthood and the responsibilities involved.”

“Understanding the relationship between thoughts, feelings and behaviours using the model was very useful.”

“Identifying contributors to low mood was something I had not considered.”

“Recognising passive, aggressive, assertive and indirect communication styles helped me review the way I communicate with others.”

“The discussion of self-esteem was useful in trying to be a role model to my own children.”

“The strategies for increasing positive and decreasing negative thoughts were useful.”

“I found “Caring for your newborn baby” was the most helpful chapter as it assisted in practical ways.”

“The final chapter is a great review of the strategies learned in the program.”

“Overall, the program helped organise my thinking about my baby.”

“I found the chapter ‘From lovers to parents’ enhanced communication between me and my partner.”

“The most helpful aspects of the guidebook for me were the distraction and self-talk techniques.”