Supporting Fat Birth: A Book for Birth Professionals and Parents (Paperback)

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Supporting Fat Birth: A Book for Birth Professionals and Parents (Paperback)

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This pioneering guide provides birth professionals, pregnant people, and advocates with comprehensive insight into navigating conception, pregnancy, birth, and the perinatal period whilst fat. Drawing on the author's decade of experience as well as evidence-based research and case studies from people sharing their own perspectives and stories, this authoritative and compassionate book provides practical and effective advice on how to improve quality of care for fat parents. It covers a wide range of topics across the birth journey and beyond including interviews with a number of high-profile people including Nicola Salmon and Amber Marshall and empowers readers to feel reassured and confident in their choices and rights. This ground-breaking resource challenges the pervasive bias against fat service users in the birthing world and acts as a call to action to dismantle the fatphobic stigma present in our healthcare systems in order to create an environment that is inclusive of all bodies.
AJ Silver is a birth and postnatal doula, trained with Badass Doulas, Abuela Doulas and Red Tent Doulas. They are also a qualified Babywearing consultant. AJ has worked in the birth and baby world for almost a decade, cementing themselves as the expert in their field in the UK.AJ created the Queer Birth Club, the UK's only LGBT+ Competency workshop for those working in the birth world. It has been delivered to NHS trusts, universities, doula training schools, hypnobirthing schools, lactation consultants and more.
Product Details ISBN: 9781839976339
ISBN-10: 1839976330
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication Date: March 21st, 2024
Pages: 224
Language: English