The New Pregnancy & Childbirth

The New Pregnancy & Childbirth

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A classic for all new parents, this book inspires, informs and reassures. From conception through to birth, Sheila Kitzinger describes what to expect and prepares parents-to-be for the physical changes ahead. Now it includes information on Caesarean births, the birthing sling, sex during pregnancy, and nutrition. It encourages expectant parents to be actively involved in decisions about their antenatal care and birth method.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 184 x 234 x 30mm | 1,260.98g
  • Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • DK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 4th Revised ed.
  • col. Illustrations
  • 1405363320
  • 9781405363327
  • 87,331

About Sheila Kitzinger

Renowned as the leading authority on women's experiences of pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood, Sheila Kitzinger's campaigning work has increased awareness of maternal rights and contributed towards the many changes in maternity services in the UK. As a social anthropologist, Sheila has conducted research into antenatal care, lectures worldwide and has written 24 books. Sheila lives near Witney, Oxfordshire.show more

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974 ratings
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5 35% (338)
4 42% (408)
3 19% (186)
2 3% (34)
1 1% (8)
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