Babble

Belly Button Bliss “promises to deliver lots of birth stories without the fear.” … [Read more...]

iVillage – Pregnancy & Parenting

“Celebrates the “up” moments of bringing a baby into the world — a welcome departure from the negative birth stories out there.” … [Read more...]

The International Childbirth Education Association

“This book is an excellent shower gift but beyond that I would even go so far as recommending it to doulas and especially childbirth educators." … [Read more...]

Mothering Magazine

“Belly Button Bliss: A Small Collection of Happy Birth Stories,” Jennifer Derryberry Mann ed., delivers down-home anecdotes of empowering, drug-free hospital and homebirths, written with enthusiasm and reverence. What these tales lack in literary sophistication, they make up for in inspiration. Just what the midwife ordered for visualizing your ideal birth. (Fairview Press, 2010) — Melissa Chianta, Managing Ed. … [Read more...]

Your World: Healthy and Natural

“…such an empowering and inspirational book!” … [Read more...]