The Labor Progress Handbook by Penny Simkin
Early Interventions to Prevent and Treat Dystocia

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The third edition of The Labor Progress Handbook builds on the success of first two editions and remains an unparalleled resource on simple, non-invasive interventions to prevent or treat difficult labor.  Features new to this edition include two new chapters on third and fourth stage labor management and low-technology interventions, a complete analysis of directed versus spontaneous pushing, and additional information on massage techniques.
 

About Penny Simkin

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Penny Simkin, a physical therapist, has been a childbirth educator and doula since 1968. She trains childbirth educators, doulas, and doula trainers and frequently conducts workshops for doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals. Janet Whalley, a registered nurse and lactation consultant (IBCLC), has been a childbirth educator since 1975. Ann Keppler, a registered nurse, parish nurse, and lactation specialist, has taught childbirth classes and new parent classes since 1975. Janelle Durham, a social worker, has worked with new parents since 1993. She is a birth doula, childbirth educator, and lactation educator. April Bolding has a doctorate in physical therapy and is a childbirth educator, birth doula, water fitness instructor, and author.
 
Published June 9, 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell. 424 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical, Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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