Build a positive birth experience on a foundation of faith and understanding.
Change your thinking about yourself, your birth, and pain.
Understand how to unlock your potential as a Jewish woman and mother.
For each woman, the childbirth experience is unique and unpredictable. This is why, in anticipating birth, a woman experiences a myriad of emotions: excitement, apprehension, and fear of the unknown. With learning, understanding, and faith in Hashem (God), every woman has the potential to transform her birth into a gratifying and spiritual experience.
A Labor of Love is a comprehensive and invaluable guide that covers every important stage of labor and birth, with over 50 beautiful and helpful illustrations and moving birth stories. Rachel Broncher, a childbirth teacher with over 25 years of experience, combines vital information, practical guidance, and the timeless wisdom of our rich Jewish heritage to empower women to make their birth a labor of love.
It's your birth; be informed, be prepared, and be inspired.
Plus special sections:
Nursing - a comprehensive and helpful overview on all aspects of nursing
Health - information and insights on creating and maintaining good health
Exercise - illustrated exercise plan with clear instructions and techniques
BONUS CD INCLUDED! BREATHING WITH YOUR BABY - - RELAXATION EXERCISES
The ideal gift for the expectant mother!
"A Labor of Love has cultivated this theme of hope and faith, inspiring women to strive for spirituality and a sense of renewal in their births. The author's message is one that every woman will appreciate." - Rabbi Levi I. Horowitz, the Bostoner Rebbe
"She has a very soft and gentle approach, a positive and encouraging attitude. Her book reflects all this by being very balanced, medically accurate, and informative." - Dr. Hava - Yael Schreiber, MD, OBGYN, Zir Chemed, Jerusalem
"Rachel Broncher helps a woman realize that, in giving birth to her child, she is a partner with the Almighty." - From the Foreword by Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski, MD