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Birthing from within : An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth Preparation

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Here is a holistic approach to childbirth that examines this profound rite-of-passage not as a medical event but as an act of self-discovery. Exercises and activities such as journal writing, meditation, and painting will help mothers analyze their thoughts and face their fears during pregnancy. For use during birth, the book offers proven techniques for coping with labor pain without drugs, a discussion of the doctor or midwife s role, and a look at the father s responsibilities. Childbirth education should also include what to expect after the baby is born. Here are baby basics, such as how to bathe a newborn, how to get the little one to sleep, and tips for getting nursing off to a good start. Pregnancy, birth, and postpartum is a process of continuous learning and adjustment; Birthing From Within provides the necessary support and education to make each phase of birthing a rewarding experience. "show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 309 pages
  • 175.26 x 269.24 x 22.86mm | 703.06g
  • Partera Press,U.S.
  • Albuquerque, NM, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • Ill.d.
  • 0965987302
  • 9780965987301
  • 10,821

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"Deeply thought out and derived from experience." "--Mothering Magazine"show more

About Pam England

Pam England, CNM, MA, has been a nurse/midwife for 20 years and is the founder of the Art of Birthing Center. Rob Horowitz, PhD, has been a clinical psychologist for 20 years. They live in Albuquerque, New Mexico.show more

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