What’s in the book?
The content is designed to improve coping skills and problem solving. Strategies to enhance self-esteem and parenting competency are included. As well as focusing on the impact a baby may have on the couple relationship some strategies to improve communication and reduce conflict are included. Information about the needs and capacities of the newborn help prepare the new parent for what lies ahead and to improve the understanding of baby’s behavioral cues which is helpful for bonding with the baby.
To preview selected parts of the book click on the link below:
Chapter 1: Towards motherhood
Chapter 4: Caring for yourself is caring for your baby
Chapter 7: Healthy thinking, healthy self
Chapter 8: Caring for your newborn baby