A Wise Birth

A Wise Birth : Bringing Together the Best of Natural Childbirth with Modern Medicine

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This work is an informative exploration of the politics behind modern child-birthing strategies. This thoroughly researched and well written volume explores the multitude of issues that can influence the way women give birth in modern society. "A Wise Birth" makes a detailed examination of all the main areas of influence, from different cultural backgrounds, medical histories, psychology, and relationships, to technology and modern medicines. This informative volume is a must read for all expectant parents interested in the politics of birth, midwives, childbirth educators and obstetricians.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 136 x 212 x 22mm | 258.55g
  • Pinter & Martin Ltd.
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1905177038
  • 9781905177035
  • 374,596

Review quote

"Penny Armstrong is a symbol of the revival of midwifery." -Michael Odent, obstetrician and author"show more

About Penny Armstrong

Penny Armstrong is a recognised midwife and natural childbirth advocate. Sheryl Feldman is a writer and women's care advocate.show more