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Author Gaskin, Ina May.
Title Ina May's guide to childbirth / Ina May Gaskin.
Imprint New York : Bantam Books, c2003.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  RG661 .G376 2003    AVAILABLE  
Author Gaskin, Ina May.
Subject Natural childbirth.
Natural Childbirth.
Labor, Obstetric.
Pregnancy.
Maternal Welfare.
Add Title Guide to childbirth
From the nation's leading midwife-- Ina May's guide to childbirth
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  RG661 .G376 2003    AVAILABLE  
Author Gaskin, Ina May.
Subject Natural childbirth.
Natural Childbirth.
Labor, Obstetric.
Pregnancy.
Maternal Welfare.
Add Title Guide to childbirth
From the nation's leading midwife-- Ina May's guide to childbirth
Description xv, 348 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The powerful mind/body connection -- What happens in labor -- The pain/pleasure riddle -- Sphincter law -- What you need to know about your pregnancy and prenatal care -- Going into labor -- Giving birth: move freely, let gravity work for you -- Forgotten vaginal powers and episiotomy -- The third stage of labor -- Benchmarks in midwifery -- What you least expect when you're expecting -- Vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) -- Choosing a caregiver -- A vision for midwifery and mothers in the twenty-first century.
Summary A leading authority on midwifery offers expectant mothers an alternative to hospital birthing, explaining how to create a mutually supportive relationship among birth-care providers and make informed choices.
ISBN 0553381156
9780553381153
OCLC # 50417356