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Life Passages Childbirth Consulting Services
1680 Connie Road, Sooke, BC V9Z 1C8   sandra@lifepassages.net



Life Passages Consulting Services offers listings to Birth Attendants of all kinds in Canada and in United States and in other countries - doulas, midwives, childbirth educators, counselors, labour coaches, photographers, artists, massage therapists, hypnotherapists, chiropractors, doctors, reflexologists, and other helpers and a complete list of related organizations throughout North America also upcoming events,
We also provide a place to advertise products that are beneficial to these people and their clients, the childbearing community.  The Products page is the only place that you will find advertising anywhere on our site. If you are interested in 3D Ultrasound photos, bellycasting, maternity clothing and many more items, please visit this link on the right.
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Life Passages Publishing is proud to introduce:
                                "The Childbirth Manual" By Sandra RobergeThe Childbirth Manual
This book focuses on childbirth in a holistic manner, covering topics ranging from herbal treatments, homebirth, nutrition, exercises, breathing techniques, the role of a midwife/birth attendant and delivering your own baby.
It's main theme is birth experienced at home and how to prepare your home and your lives for the special event.
The process of birth is presented in varying ways; through narratives by parents, colour photographs of unique birth experiences and stories of the birth process from many different angles.
This book is different than the usual birth preparation books on the market because it also focuses on the woman's power and the spiritual aspects of this rite of passage.
The art throughout this book is moving and reflects the significance of the spiritual side of birth - done by Teresa Roberge. We are pleased to have this fine artist contributing to the emotional and spiritual expression of childbirth through her art.
The author is a registered nurse and was a midwife for twenty seven years. She is well versed in childbirth preparation and knowledge gained through years of experience. She writes in both technical and prose, making this a very well rounded book as an educational resource and as a piece of art.

View some pictures and excerpts click on the book cover above.





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If you have decided that you want to purchase this book, you can email me, call me, or simply send a cheque or money order and your name and address to:
Life Passages Publishing, 1680 Connie Road, Sooke, BC V9Z 1C8, and immediately upon receipt I will mail the book to you.

Purchase this book in Adobe PDF format and download it off our website for only $15.00.  (If you need the Adobe Acrobat Reader download it from here:  Get Acrobat Reader

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Childbirth Consulting Services

Life Passages Publishing has expanded its interests to include Childbirth Consulting Services. We feel that to live up to our name as life passages we must contribute to the community by teaching and sharing childbirth information and experience, we can do that by providing local childbirth preparation classes, in-home classes and discussion, and doula services.. Please feel free to browse more of our web site. I would like to add some of the course information to help you during your pregnancy although the excerpt from the book section has a lot of very useful information.

Speak tenderly to them. Let there be kindness in your face, in your eyes, in your smile, in the warmth of your greeting. Always have a cheerful smile. Don't only give your care, but give your heart as well.    ~Mother Teresa


January 2013 - If you find my page interesting and have enjoyed reading some of the excerpts from the book, please come back for a visit. I plan to change my Excerpt page, put up some new photographs and text.  If you have any thing that you might like to read about from my book please email me and I will try including it in the next update.  I have added a few new Links that you may find interesting, reorganized the Links to Organizations, added many new Listings and added a Store for products, we are also charging a fee for advertising on Life Passages web site.

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