In this book the author teaches mothers how to develop all of their bodily resources for giving birth, to follow their own instincts and to take full responsibility for the childbirth experience.
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In an active birth, a mother moves about freely, finds comfortable positions for labor and delivery, and seldom needs drugs or obstetrical interventions. In Active Birth, Janet Balaskas teaches mothers to develop all of their bodily resources for giving birth, to follow their own instincts, and to take full control of their childbirth experience. Active Birth includes: Fully-illustrated exercise for a comfortable, energetic pregnancy, Massage for pregnancy and labor, Ways to create the ideal setting for an active birth in the hospital or at home, Positions for labor and birth, for maximum comfort and efficient contractions, The latest information about water birth, and how to plan one, Exercises for recovery and relaxation after birth, Helpful tips for partners and birth attendants. Active Birth will inspire and instruct those who want to give birth through their own efforts by following their own instincts. Penny Simkin, author of Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn An empowering approach to labor and birth. (Barbara Katz Rothman, author of In Labor and Recreating Motherhood)About the Author :
Janet Balaskas organized the first Active Birth Conference in London. A mother of four, she has written many books on pregnancy and childbirth. She runs a childbirth education clinic. For more information, please visit Balaskas’ website, ActiveBirthCentre.com.
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Description du livre Harvard Common Press, 1992. Hardcover. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire P111558320377
Description du livre Harvard Common Press, 1992. Hardcover. État : New. Revised Edition. N° de réf. du libraire DADAX1558320377