The Gift of Giving Life: Rediscovering the Divine Nature of Pregnancy and Birth

The Gift of Giving Life: Rediscovering the Divine Nature of Pregnancy and Birth


Brand new softcover book! ; The Gift of Giving Life: Rediscovering the Divine Nature of Pregnancy and Birth offers something that no other book has before–a spiritual look at pregnancy, birth and mothering by and for LDS / Mormon women and other women of faith. With inspiring birth stories and essays from dozens of real LDS women, scriptures, words of the prophets and other spiritual texts related to pregnancy and birth, The Gift of Giving Life if the essential pregnancy companion for every LDS woman.

Pregnancy and childbirth are not to be feared; they are divinely appointed processes that can be joyful, spiritual, and bring families closer to God. The Gift of Giving Life: Rediscovering the Divine Nature of Pregnancy and Birth offers something that no other pregnancy book has before–a spiritual look at pregnancy and birth by and for LDS women and other women of faith. Through moving stories women in the scriptures, women from early Latter-day Saint history, and dozens of modern mothers, The Gift of Giving Life assures readers that God cares deeply about the entire procreative process.

The Gift of Giving Life does not advocate for any one type of birth or approach to prenatal care, rather it intends to unify our families and communities in regard to the sacredness of birth. We also aim to provide you with resources, information, and inspiration that you may not have had access to all in one place before.

Topics covered include: constant nourishment, meditation, fear, pain, healing from loss, the physical and spiritual ties between the Atonement and childbirth, the role of the Relief Society in postpartum recovery and more. Birthing women, birth attendants, childbirth educators, and interested readers of all faiths are invited to rediscover within these pages the divinity and gift of giving life.

; 6" x 9"; 544 pages; 0615622526

Title: The Gift of Giving Life: Rediscovering the Divine Nature of Pregnancy and Birth

Author Name: Austin, Felice Austin with Lani Axman, Heather Farrell, Robyn Allgood, and Sheridan Ripley

Categories: Pregnancy, Natural & Holistic, Women / Women Studies,

Publisher: Madison & West Publishers: 2012

Binding: Paperback

Condition: New

Seller ID: 55626

Keywords: Pregnancy & Childbirth Women's Health Personal Health Health, Fitness & Dieting Books Motherhood Family Relationships Parenting & Relationships,