This is to my amazement not just a wonderful book full of light and inspiration for parents to be - but a book full of valuable insights for ALL who have been born! I never knew that birthing could be like this, how wonderful and empowering to know these stories and techniques and to be able to share them with friends and family (and unknown friends through the Internet!). If you are pregnant this book is essential reading, especially if you have any fears about 'giving birth', inherited through the trauma of your own birth or aquired from the negative stories which are often shared about the trial and tribulation experienced by others. This book shows THERE IS ANOTHER WAY. The guidance contained in this book is very special and supportive and can help you deal with these fears so that they do not become a blockage during the birthing process. There is guidance and insights for both the mother and the father. Sunni reminds us how many of us have been brought up in a partriarchal atmosphere of fear of giving birth naturally and often believing that we were conceived in sin. She brings us back to another truth and to the primordial power that women (and men) can experience as their baby is born. She gives guidance on preparing the way during the pregnancy. On health and diet that is good for both mother and baby and that promotes a birth which is a celebration of life rather than a surgical/ medical event. She brings us back to a 'natural' birth which is a gift to both the parents and the baby being born. She reminds us of natural methods, of patience and of sacred guidance that is ever with us but is especially with women as they give birth. Her insights, guidance and wisdom can show us all a new way to give birth; and for those of us who are no longer going to give birth the book is just as valuable, if not more because we can attune to these vibes and re-contruct our own births and bring ourselves back to a place of safety, love and joy. This book is a most valuable addition to ANY and EVERY bookshelf but only if you take the time to read and abosorb its valueable wisdom and empowerment.