Item description for A Wise Birth: Bringing Together the Best of Natural Childbirth and Modern Medicine by Penny Armstrong & Sheryl Feldman...
The authors of the acclaimed A Midwife's Story explore the issues that influence the way women give birth: technology, psychology, culture, medications and history. They demonstrate that most hospitals aren't designed to bring out the wisdom of the body at birth and reveal how to find a setting that will help make your child's birth a healthy and powerful experience.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 5.25" Height: 8.25" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Mar 15, 2007
Publisher Pinter & Martin Ltd
ISBN 1905177038 ISBN13 9781905177035
Availability 0 units.
More About Penny Armstrong & Sheryl Feldman
Penny Armstrong (Cape Elizabeth, near Portland, Maine) has delivered over 1,000 babies and enjoyed a 25-year career in nurse-midwifery including teaching and practice in home, hospital and birth centers. Sheryl Feldman (Seattle, WA) is a writer, teacher, and not-for-profit communications manager. She also co-founded Hedgebrook, a retreat for women writers and is the initiator of its community residency project Women Writers of the Arab World.
Penny Armstrong currently resides in Cape Elizabeth, in the state of Maine.
Reviews - What do customers think about A Wise Birth: Bringing Together the Best of Natural Childbirth and Modern Medicine?
An amazing book Oct 1, 2007
I am a doula, so I have read most of the books available about birth. This is one of the most amazing books I have read on the topic. Another book I have read by Penny is A Midwife's Story and it is just as phenomenal.
This book would not be helpful for someone looking for basic knowledge about the process of birth, but for those who have a basic understanding already and would like to explore the topic of birth more, I highly recommend this book.