Score: 4.5
From 216 Ratings

Ina May's Guide to Childbirth


  • Author: Ina May Gaskin
  • Release Date : 2003-03-04
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • File Size: 14560232 Bytes


What you need to know to have the best birth experience for you.Drawing upon her thirty-plus years of experience, Ina May Gaskin, the nation’s leading midwife, shares the benefits and joys of natural childbirth by showing women how to trust in the ancient wisdom of their bodies for a healthy and fulfilling birthing experience. Based on the female-centered Midwifery Model of Care, Ina May’s Guide to Natural Childbirth gives expectant mothers comprehensive information on everything from the all-important mind-body connection to how to give birth without technological intervention. Filled with inspiring birth stories and practical advice, this invaluable resource includes:• Reducing the pain of labor without drugs--and the miraculous roles touch a...

Summary of Ina May's Guide to Childbirth: Updated With New Material by Ina May Gaskin


  • Author: Abbey Beathan
  • Release Date : 2019-02-17
  • Genre: Reference
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Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin | Book Summary | Abbey Beathan(Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book.)Ina May draws her 30 years of experience in order to teach you the secrets to have a painless childbirth.Ina May's delivers something outstanding, a handy guide for any pregnant woman to depend on. A book made to answer any question that a woman might have regarding the process of giving birth. Believe it or not, giving birth can even be a pleasant activity if you know your way around it and after this book, you will definitely know how to make it a painless and satisfying experience.(Note: This summary is wholly written and published by Abbey Beathan. It is not affiliated with the original author in any way) "It is impo...

Ina May s Guide to Childbirth
Score: 4.5
From 26 Ratings

Ina May s Guide to Childbirth


  • Author : Ina May Gaskin
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2008-11-19
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0307486257


Ina May s Guide to Childbirth Book Description :

What you need to know to have the best birth experience for you. Drawing upon her thirty-plus years of experience, Ina May Gaskin, the nation’s leading midwife, shares the benefits and joys of natural childbirth by showing women how to trust in the ancient wisdom of their bodies for a healthy and fulfilling birthing experience. Based on the female-centered Midwifery Model of Care, Ina May’s Guide to Natural Childbirth gives expectant mothers comprehensive information on everything from the all-important mind-body connection to how to give birth without technological intervention. Filled with inspiring birth stories and practical advice, this invaluable resource includes:• Reducing the pain of labor without drugs--and the miraculous roles touch ...

Summary  Ina May s Guide to Childbirth

Summary Ina May s Guide to Childbirth


  • Author : Abbey Beathan
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2018-07-15
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1723016241


Summary Ina May s Guide to Childbirth Book Description :

Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin | Book Summary | Abbey Beathan (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you're looking for the original book, search this link: http://amzn.to/2FwfLb8) Ina May draws her 30 years of experience in order to teach you the secrets to have a painless childbirth. Ina May's delivers something outstanding, a handy guide for any pregnant woman to depend on. A book made to answer any question that a woman might have regarding the process of giving birth. Believe it or not, giving birth can even be a pleasant activity if you know your way around it and after this book, you will definitely know how to make it a painless and satisfying experience. (Note: This summary is wholly written and published by Abbey Be...

Ina May s Guide to Breastfeeding
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Ina May s Guide to Breastfeeding


  • Author : Ina May Gaskin
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553384291


Ina May s Guide to Breastfeeding Book Description :

Shares practical recommendations for rendering nursing a mutually beneficial experience, covering topics that range from breast pumps and sleeping arrangements to nursing multiples and returning to work....

Spiritual Midwifery
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

Spiritual Midwifery


  • Author : Ina May Gaskin
  • Publisher : Book Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2010-11-09
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781570679582


Spiritual Midwifery Book Description :

Spiritual Midwifery is considered by many to be the bible of the home birth movement. This classic book on natural childbirth introduced a whole generation of women to the possibility of home birth and breast feeding. At a time when higher levels of technology were the wave of the future, the home birth movement testified to the naturalness and normalcy of the birthing process-even the sacredness of it. Ina May Gaskin, the author, is a powerful advocate for a woman's right to give birth without excessive and unnecessary medical intervention. Now in its fourth edition, her voice is needed as much now as then. In today's climate of unprecedented numbers of cesarean sections and induced labor, knowledge of this birthing process enables women to make inf...

Birth Matters
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Birth Matters


  • Author : Ina May Gaskin
  • Publisher : Pinter & Martin Publishers
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Labor (Obstetrics)
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781905177585


Birth Matters Book Description :

Ina May Gaskin asserts that the way in which women become mothers is a women's rights issue, and it is perhaps the act that most powerfully exhibits what it is to be instinctually human. Birth Matters is a spirited manifesta showing us how to trust women, value birth, and reconcile modern life with a process as old as our species....

Gentle Birth  Gentle Mothering
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Gentle Birth Gentle Mothering


  • Author : Sarah Buckley
  • Publisher : Celestial Arts
  • Release Date : 2013-02-20
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307832030


Gentle Birth Gentle Mothering Book Description :

An authoritative guide to natural childbirth and postpartum parenting options from an MD who home-birthed her own four children. Sarah Buckley might be called a third-wave natural birth advocate. A doctor and a mother, she approaches the question of how a woman and baby might have the most fulfilling birth experience with respect for the wisdom of both medical science and the human body. Using current medical and epidemiological research plus women's experiences (including her own), she demonstrates that what she calls "undisturbed birth" is almost always healthier and safer than high-technology approaches to birth. Her wise counsel on issues like breastfeeding and sleeping during postpartum helps extend the gentle birth experience into a gentle pare...

The Thinking Woman s Guide to a Better Birth
Score: 4.5
From 8 Ratings

The Thinking Woman s Guide to a Better Birth


  • Author : Henci Goer
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1999-08-01
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440674303


The Thinking Woman s Guide to a Better Birth Book Description :

As an intelligent woman, you are probably used to learning as much as you can before making major decisions. But when it comes to one of the most important decisions of your life--how you will give birth—it is hard to gather accurate, unbiased information. Surprisingly, much of the research does not support common medical opinion and practice. Birth activist Henci Goer gives clear, concise information based on the latest medical studies. The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth helps you compare and contrast your various options and shows you how to avoid unnecessary procedures, drugs, restrictions, and tests. The book covers: Cesareans Breech babies Inducing labor Electronic Fetal Monitoring Rupturing Membranes Coping with slow labor Pain medi...

The Essential Homebirth Guide

The Essential Homebirth Guide


  • Author : Jane E. Drichta
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-02-12
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451668636


The Essential Homebirth Guide Book Description :

Birthing is a miraculous time when you and your baby will work together to bring about life. As you finally cradle your precious newborn in your arms, you should know deep in your soul that every decision that brought the two of you to this special moment was yours. More families than ever are choosing to birth at home. Midwives Jane E. Drichta and Jodilyn Owen answer questions about the kind of care, support, and information you need as you investigate whether this option is right for you. Birth can be an empowering and positive experience, and this book provides gentle guidance, with high regard for your wisdom and ability to successfully navigate your prenatal care, birth, and early mothering. Enriched with real birth stories from new mothers, The...

Preparation for Birth

Preparation for Birth


  • Author : Beverly Savage
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1987
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0345312309


Preparation for Birth Book Description :

A comprehensive guide to every aspect of the natural childbirth experience using the lamaze method, including an explanation of labor and a discussion of the role of the father...