Advises women about the experience of giving birth away from the hospital environment. This book includes photographed sequences of a number of births as well as information for the parents as they begin the transition to parenthood. The book features quotations, photographs of births outside hospital and first-hand accounts of women's personal experiences. The author is a social anthropologist who has studied women's experiences of birth in many different countries. Her previous books include "The Experience of Childbirth", "Pregnancy and Childbirth", "Pregnancy Day-by-Day" and "Being Born".
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Published January 1, 1991
Health, Fitness & Dieting, Parenting & Relationships, Professional & Technical.