Dr Sarah Buckley MD is trained as a general practitioner (GP) with qualifications in GP obstetrics and family planning. Currently Sarah is fully occupied as an internationally acclaimed author and speaker on pregnancy, birth and parenting. She is best known for her bestselling book, Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering: A Doctor’s Guide to Natural Childbirth and Gentle Early Parenting Choices. She is also the mother of four homeborn children. Dr Buckley’s work critiques current practices in pregnancy, birth, and parenting from scientific, anthropological, cross-cultural, psychological, and personal perspectives. Her writing has been published internationally, incorporated into numerous parenting books and translated into eight languages.
She has also contributed to many professional texts. Dr Buckley has presented at conferences internationally and has been interviewed on issues related to birth and mothering for TV, radio, newspapers and magazines, and for educational and birth-related DVDs.