CAPERS Bookstore stocks a selection of the Why it Matters book series, which are intended as “Essential evidence-based guides to pregnancy, birth and parenting”. Each book is around 200 pages, so they are a quick read. At the same time, the authors are experienced in the specific field and the books are well-researched and include references. They are an ideal introduction to a specific topic, and a useful refresher too.
These books make a wonderful gift, and a quick guide for pregnant women, parents, support people and health professionals.
Why it Matters titles currently available from CAPERS
Why Human Rights in Childbirth Matter by Rebecca Schiller
Why Hypnobirthing Matters by Katrina Berry
Why the Politics of Breastfeeding Matters by Gabrielle Palmer
Why Induction Matters by Rachel Reed
Why Caesarean Matters by Clare Goggin
Why Birth Trauma Matters by Emma Svanberg
Why Oxytocin Matters by Kerstin Uvnas Moberg
Why Pregnancy and Postnatal Exercise Matter by Rehana Jawadwala
Why Mother’s Medication Matters by Wendy Jones
Why Mothering Matters by Maddie McMahon