The Birth Partner, 4th Edition, Completely Revised and Updated

A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and Other Labor Companions

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Publisher Description

Now in its fourth printing, The Birth Partner, 4th Edition is newly revised and updated. This is the definitive manual for any helpful companion at a birthing mother's bedside.

Since the original publication of The Birth Partner, partners, friends, relatives, and doulas (professional birth assistants) have relied on Penny Simkin's guidance in caring for the new mother, from her last trimester through the early postpartum period. Fully revised in its fourth edition, The Birth Partner remains the definitive guide for preparing to help a woman through childbirth and the essential manual to have at hand during the event.

This completely updated edition includes thorough information on:
Preparing for labor and knowing when it has begunNormal labor and how to help the woman every step of the wayEpidurals and other medications for laborNon-drug techniques for easing labor painCesarean birth and complications that may require itBreastfeeding and newborn care
And that is just a start. For the partner who wishes to be truly helpful in the birthing room, The Birth Partner, 4th Edition is indispensable.

GENRE
Health, Mind & Body
RELEASED
2017
May 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
416
Pages
PUBLISHER
Harvard Common Press
SELLER
Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc.
SIZE
14
MB

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