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The official Lamaze guide : giving birth with confidence / Judith Lothian, Charlotte DeVries.

Lothian, Judith. (Author). DeVries, Charlotte. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 0684031744 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: viii, 307 pages : illustrations ; 23cm
  • Publisher: New York : Meadowbrook Press, 2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Preface: why another birth book? -- What is normal birth? -- The history of birth -- Early pregnancy -- Choosing a caregiver and birth site -- Middle and late pregnancy -- Preparing for labor and birth -- The simple story of birth -- Keeping birth normal -- Finding comfort in labor -- Creating a birth plan and baby plan -- Communication and negotiation strategies -- Greeting your newborn -- Early parenting -- Appendix A: evidence-based care -- Appendix B: the mother-friendly childbirth initiative -- Appendix C: the rights of childbearing women -- Appendix D: about lamaze international -- Appendix E: the doulas' contribution to modern maternity care -- References -- Recommended resources -- Index.
Subject: Childbirth > Popular works.
Natural childbirth.
Labor (Obstetrics)

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