The Doula Book: How a Trained Labor Companion Can Help You Have a Shorter, Easier, and Healthier Birth (Paperback)

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    For an entire generation of new parents, this warm, expert work has become the standard guide to the shortest, easiest, and healthiest childbirth. Now a thoroughly updated and revised edition offers new research showing how labor support reduces t...

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    Marshall H. Klaus, MD, internationally known neonatologist, is professor emeritus of pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine. Distinguished pediatricianJohn H. Kennell, MD, is professor emeritus of pediatrics at Case Western Reserve Medical School. PsychotherapistPhyllis H. Klaus, MFT, LMSW, is widely known for her practice and teaching of the psychology of pregnancy.
    For an entire generation of new parents, this warm, expert work has become the standard guide to the shortest, easiest, and healthiest childbirth. Now a thoroughly updated and revised edition offers new research showing how labor support reduces the rate of cesarean sections, length of labor, need for pain medicine, and number of episiotomies. New material also demonstrates the positive effects of having a doula on mother-infant bonding, how relatives or friends can be trained in labor support, and how hypnosis is used to ease and shorten labor. No expectant parent will want to be without this empowering and irreplaceable book.

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    ISBN 9780738215068
    Genre HEALTH & FITNESS / Pregnancy & Childbirth
    Format Paperback
    Pages 249
    Publisher Date 2012-04-03 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Da Capo Lifelong
    Copyright Year 2012
    Height 9.0 in
    Wdth 7.0 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.95 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle How a Trained Labor Companion Can Help You Have a Shorter, Easier, and Healthier Birth
    Edition Number 3
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Klaus, Marshall H., M.D.

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