Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth

Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bradley entered into obstetrics in 1947; at the time mothers were restrained in large cribs and wore protective helmets to protect their heads for hitting the sides of the crib due to the effect of the medication they were given.[3] Terming this era as "knock-em-out, drag-em-out obstetrics," when "twilight sleep" and general anesthesia were common in hospital deliveries, he decided to develop his own method. Having been raised on a farm and having witnessed many animal births as a part of farm life, Dr. Bradley believed that women, like the animals he had observed growing up, could give birth without drugs or distress. Based on observations of perspiring mammals during labor and birth, he developed a childbirth method to teach women to do the things that animal mothers do instinctively. Soon after starting to implement his new childbirth method with pregnant nurses as a trialshow more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Vent
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135625373
  • 9786135625370