Aqualight: Make the Best of Your Birthing Pool


Author: Francoise Freedman
Paperback: 34 pages


From the author of Water Baby and Aqua Yoga, this handbook for waterbirth features a series of gentle Aqua natal Yoga exercises specially designed for use in la Bassine or similar birthing pool.

Divided in 4 sections that cover all aspect of childbirth:

  • Pregnancy: Aqua yoga poses to ease ache and pains.
  • Waterbirth: Relaxing, and stretching technique to ease the birth and open your pelvis in preparation for delivery.
  • Aqua Baby: from cradling float to the first swim and dunk, introduce your newborn to the joy of water.
  • Postnatal: Aquatone exercises to help you get back in shape.

All the exercises are presented in sequences that are short, simple, effective and safe. Colour photographs clearly illustrate the positions and techniques. (34 pages / format A5)