The latest edition of this classic book on home birth presents updated information on the safety of natural childbirth and addresses the safety of popular practices such as labor induction and cesarean operations. New birthing stories include those of Amish women delivered by The Farm Midwives. Also included is information on maternal death and postpartum depression.
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Especially for first time home births!
A must read for for all who are Birth Professionals or are thinking of becoming Birth Professionals. Ina May gives great insight, wisdom, and plain common sense in this book! 5 stars!!
This was immensely helpful in learning about child birth and becoming more informed about birthing techniques. Written by the modern re-pioneer of midwifery, Ina May, brings together Maternal intuition and obstetric knowledge to re-establish midwifery. If you are interested in having a baby with less pain and more love read this book.