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Silver, AJ - Supporting Queer Birth: A Book For Birth Professionals And Parents

Silver, AJ - Supporting Queer Birth: A Book For Birth Professionals And Parents

SKU: 9781839970450
$35.00Price
A compilation of stories, case studies and interviews to educate birth workers on caring for LGBT+ parents during pregnancy and birthEducating birth workers, this guide shows how to care for LGBT+ parents in a world that centres around heteronormative couples. It brings together the stories and experiences of a variety of LGBT+ parents and explains what health care professionals and birth workers can do to ensure better care and experiences for their clients. The author has also collected stories, case studies and interviews from fellow doulas and LGBT+ parents to show the reader real-life examples of how the maternity system is set up to fail them from the start, and discusses how these failures and mistakes can be avoided.
Bringing together the stories and experiences of LGBT+ parents as well as professionals in the field, this guide explains what healthcare and birth workers can do to improve care for their clients. It broadens the ability to understand those who birth and parent beyond the heteronormative and cisgender binary.

Covering topics such as LGBT+ and neurodiversity, surrogacy and lactation, as well as including interviews from Jake Graf, Freddy McConnell and Sabia Wade, AJ Silver brings to light the failures of the maternity system for LGBT+ parents and discusses how these mistakes can be avoided.

A compelling, educational, and motivational book, Supporting Queer Birth is essential reading for birth workers and healthcare professionals.
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