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For over two decades, HEART & HANDS has been a beloved guide for both midwives and parents interested in the benefits of midwifery care. This all-new fourth edition has been revised from start to finish, featuring updated material that emphasizes independent midwifery, physiologic (natural) birth, and the art of nonintervention. Midwifery expert Elizabeth Davis includes valuable hints for turning breech and posterior babies, mediating pain in labor, and supporting newborn physiology. Davis also reveals the keys to postpartum recovery, with practical tips on breastfeeding for busy mothers. Comprehensive and compassionate, HEART & HANDS remains a dog-eared classic for parents, midwives, and other birthing helpers.Thoroughly revised and updated fourth edition of the classic text for midwives, also useful for expecting parents, nurses, childbirth educators, doulas, and other labor helpers.Features new diagrams and photographs, updated midwifery forms, and an expanded resource list for parents.Expanded sections on GBS, VBAC, gestational diabetes, and water birth address current controversies.Previous editions have sold more than 150,000 copies. "An impressive and deeply caring book . . . reveals a shrewd and compassionate sensitivity to women'¬?s needs in pregnancy and childbirth." -Sheila Kitzinger, author of The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Birth

About the Author

ELIZABETH DAVIS has been a midwife, women’s healthcare specialist, educator, and consultant for more than 25 years. She has served as a representative to the Midwives Alliance of North America for five years, and president of the Midwifery Education Accreditation Council for the United States. She co-directs the recently accredited National Midwifery Institute, and teaches and lectures internationally. She resides in Sebastopol, California.

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A Midwife's Guide to Pregnancy and Birth
Harrison, Linda
Davis, Elizabeth
Arms, Suzanne
Celestial Arts
Pregnancy & Childbirth
Health and Medicine-General
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Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » Midwifery
Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » Midwifery and Breastfeeding
Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » Pregnancy and Birth
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Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Womens Health

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