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Creating Your Birth Plan: The Definitive Guide to a Safe and Empowering Birth

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Publisher Comments:

Creating Your Birth Plan helps expectant mothers make informed decisions about the assistance they'll require for childbirth. Designed to encourage collaboration between pregnant women and their caregivers, it includes information on:

- What to expect when delivering in a hospital, in a birthing center, or at home

- How to select an advocate to ensure expectant mothers' wishes are honored by their caregiver

- The natural stages of labor in a problem-free birth

- Explanations of various medical or surgical interventions, and potential complications and benefits of each

- Natural alternatives to drugs, technology, and surgery

Synopsis:

Designed to encourage collaboration between pregnant women and their caregivers, this resource includes information on what to expect when delivering in a hospital, birthing center, or home; the natural stages of labor in a problem-free birth; and natural alternatives to drugs, technology, and surgery.

About the Author

Marsden Wagner, M.D., M.S, an independent consultant on maternity care, has been featured in US News and World Report, Health, Mother Jones, New York Times, and Los Angeles Times, and has appeared on Dateline and Good Morning America. He is a former director of Women's and Children's Health for the World Health Organization, and the author/editor of eight books.

Stephanie Gunning is an author, editor, and publishing consultant specializing in books on health, spirituality, and personal growth.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780399532573
Subtitle:
The Definitive Guide to a Safe and Empowering Birth
Publisher:
Perigee Trade
With:
Gunning, Stephanie
Author:
Gunning, Stephanie
Author:
Wagner, Marsden
Subject:
Pregnancy & Childbirth
Subject:
Gynecology & Obstetrics
Subject:
Childbirth
Subject:
Labor (obstetrics)
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Publication Date:
20060606
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.94x6.12x.78 in. .68 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » Pregnancy and Birth

Creating Your Birth Plan: The Definitive Guide to a Safe and Empowering Birth
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"Synopsis" by , Designed to encourage collaboration between pregnant women and their caregivers, this resource includes information on what to expect when delivering in a hospital, birthing center, or home; the natural stages of labor in a problem-free birth; and natural alternatives to drugs, technology, and surgery.
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