The nine chapters in this comprehensive guide include resources, networks, information, stories and advice to nurture, validate and empower the new mother, whether she is having her first baby or her third. Drawn from three years of research and the author's own experience, each chapter is filled with the practical suggestions and hands-on solutions provided by doctors, nurses, midwives, other caregivers, and over 100 new mothers.
About the Author
Sally Placksin has written, produced, and narrated many national radio programs, including the documentary "Mothering the New Mother" for NPR, and she is the award-winning author of "American Women in Jazz." She lives in New York City.