The Natural Baby is a one-of-a-kind fully comprehensive guide to natural parenting, taking the reader on a week-by-week journey that starts from preconception, continues through a healthy holistic pregnancy right up to the first year with your child. Combining anatomical knowledge with complementary therapies this book includes essential information for a natural pregnancy and birth, recipes for homemade skincare products and natural remedies, nutritional guidance and exercise regimes.
The authors are committed to empowering women through their pregnancy and birthing journey and the book is written in a sensitive and nurturing way that encourages women and makes them feel supported. Each chapter of the book also contains a special section for the Natural Dad which explores the father's needs, how they can care for their partner and the baby and also look at ways to bond with their child.
Personal insights make this book easy to relate to as it covers everything from increasing chances of conception, through to caring for a new mother's post-natal welfare.
Samantha Quinn is a fully trained holistic therapist and award-winning reflexologist who has specialized in natural pregnancy and baby care since 2004. She is the founder of an award-winning natural skincare company that offers a range of specially formulated organic products designed to comfort and settle babies, along with advice on baby massage, health care tips and more. She is also author of Comfort, Settle and Sleep and has written articles for The Green Parent. Holly is a professional writer, and ran a successful massage therapy and complementary healthcare business specialising in pregnancy yoga, massage and active birth. She has written for The Green Parent, Natural Health, The Ecologist and DIVA. She runs workshops that offer young people the space, opportunity and support to get their voices heard and also works as a mentor with young people who have been identified as 'at risk.'