Vulnerable new mothers are often left to fend for themselves. Is it any wonder that so many struggle? It doesn't have to be this way. Postpartum doula Salle Webber gently explores the many aspects of new family support. The Gentle Art of Newborn Family Care is a complete manual for the aspiring professional doula, and for anyone helping a family after the birth of a child. It is offered with an attitude of reverence for new life, a willingness to offer service, and an understanding of the importance of the newborn family's earliest experiences.
Salle Webber has been serving families as a professional postpartum doula in Santa Cruz, California since 1988, and has been a teacher of the gentle art of caring for families with newborns. She is known for her wisdom, humor, and tender touch with babies and mothers.