Ina May's guide to childbirth
by
 
Gaskin, Ina May.

Title
Ina May's guide to childbirth

Author
Gaskin, Ina May.

ISBN
9780553381153

Publication Information
New York : Bantam Books, c2003.

Physical Description
xv, 348 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Contents
The powerful mind/body connection -- What happens in labor -- The pain/pleasure riddle -- Sphincter law -- What you need to know about your pregnancy and prenatal care -- Going into labor -- Giving birth: move freely, let gravity work for you -- Forgotten vaginal powers and episiotomy -- The third stage of labor -- Benchmarks in midwifery -- What you least expect when you're expecting -- Vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) -- Choosing a caregiver -- A vision for midwifery and mothers in the twenty-first century.

Abstract
A leading authority on midwifery offers expectant mothers an alternative to hospital birthing, explaining how to create a mutually supportive relationship among birth-care providers and make informed choices.

Subject Term
Natural childbirth.
 
Pregnancy -- Popular works.

Electronic Access
Sample text http://www.loc.gov/catdir/samples/random041/2002029901.html
 
Publisher description http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/random043/2002029901.html
 
Sample text
 
Publisher description http://www.loc.gov/catdir/samples/random041/2002029901.html
 
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/random043/2002029901.html

Format
Book


Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeLibraryStatus
BookHEALTH PREGNANCY 618.45 GASK32530609292923Main JCPLAdult Nonfiction Area