Silent Knife

Silent Knife : Cesarean Prevention and Vaginal Birth after Cesarean (VBAC)

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The bible of cesarean prevention. Wall Street Journal A landmark event, which will change the course of obstetric care by giving parents the informtion they need to make the decisions that are best for their own families. Comprehensive, highly readable, sensitive . . . should be read by everyone who cares about someone. Marian Tompson Director, Alternative Birth Crisis Coalition American Academy of Medicine Required reading for all childbirth professionals and prospective parents. Journal of Gynecological Nursing
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Product details

  • Paperback | 456 pages
  • 151.89 x 232.16 x 29.72mm | 748.43g
  • Praeger Publishers Inc
  • Westport, United States
  • English
  • 0897890272
  • 9780897890274
  • 412,571

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"Clearly the most important book on childbirth available today, Silent Knife should be read by everyone connected with childbirth, consumers and professionals. No other book on the market today offers the complete help to cesarean prevention, including VBAC information and support. . . . One of those few books that has the power to change a person's life."-Justine Clegg, Council for Cesarean Awareness ?A landmark event, which will change the course of obstetric care by giving parents the information they need to make the decisions that are best for their own families. Comprehensive, highly readable, sensitive . . . should be read by everyone who cares about someone.?-Marian Tompson Director, Alternative Birth Crisis Coalition American Academy of Medicine ?Required reading for all childbirth professionals and prospective parents.?-Journal of Gynecological Nursing ?Should be read by everyone contemplating having children; by everyone concerned with the welfare of humanity.?-Ashley Montagu ?The bible of cesarean prevention.?- The Wall Street Journal ?The bible of cesarean prevention.?-The Wall Street Journal ?The bible of cesarean prevention.??The Wall Street Journal "Required reading for all childbirth professionals and prospective parents."-Journal of Gynecological Nursing "Should be read by everyone contemplating having children; by everyone concerned with the welfare of humanity."-Ashley Montagu "The bible of cesarean prevention."-The Wall Street Journal "A landmark event, which will change the course of obstetric care by giving parents the information they need to make the decisions that are best for their own families. Comprehensive, highly readable, sensitive . . . should be read by everyone who cares about someone."-Marian Tompson Director, Alternative Birth Crisis Coalition American Academy of Medicine
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About Nancy Wainer Cohen

NANCY WAINER COHEN co-founded C/SEC, Inc., the first and now the largest cesarean organization in the country, in 1973 and is a consultant and advisor to the Cesarean Prevention Movement. She is a leading authority on VBAC and has counseled thousands of women on the subject since 1972. Her many articles have dealt with VBAC, cesarean prevention, and positive birthing. Her personal birthing history includes a cesarean delivery for her first child, a vaginal birth in the hospital for her second child, and a vaginal birth at home for her third.



LOIS J. ESTNER, formerly an English teacher, is a VBAC mother, La Leche League leader, and counselor on the topics of breastfeeding, childbirth, and cesarean prevention.
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