Author Shanley, Laura Kaplan
Title Unassisted Childbirth
Imprint Westport : ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2012
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Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (185 pages)
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Note Cover -- Unassisted Childbirth -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- ONE: We've Come a Long Way-Or Have We? -- TWO: The Dangers of Medical Intervention -- THREE: The Psychological Effects of a Traumatic Birth on a Family -- FOUR: Why Physicians Insist on Intervening -- FIVE: Personal Beliefs and Expectations -- SIX: Dreams, Impulses, Intuition, and Emotions-Our Psychological Lifeline to the Inner Self -- SEVEN: Stories of Unassisted Births -- EIGHT: The Case for Autonomous Birth -- NINE: My Story -- Conclusion -- Unassisted Childbirth Resources -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the Author
This book reveals how giving birth is an inherently safe, relatively painless process that is best performed without the assistance of doctors or midwives, and how confidence and a positive attitude reduces fear-and therefore the pain-of labor
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Shanley, Laura Kaplan Unassisted Childbirth Westport : ABC-CLIO, LLC,c2012 9780313397158
Subject Natural childbirth
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