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Easing Labor Pain: The Complete Guide to a More Comfortable and Rewarding Birth (Non) Paperback – May 16, 1992
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"Completely updated, Easing Labor Pain stands out for its balanced approach. This is an indispensable handbook for expectant mothers as well as childbirth educators." -- Fairfield County Kids
"If you ever wanted a book on "All you need to know about the pain in childbirth and more," then Easing Labor Pain is the book for you." -- Genesis --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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There is no better way to learn about choices than to read Adrienne Liebermans most informative book. -Elisabeth Bing, author of Six Practical Lessons for an Easier Childbirth
This book is important to read during pregnancy. It is beautifully written and extensively researched. -Niles Newton, Ph.D., Northwestern University Medical School
The book is well-written, holds out no false hopes for painless childbirth, but also tells us that we live in marvelous times when prospective mothers and fathers can work with health professionals to make the birth of a child the joy it ought to be. -Ronald Melzack, Ph.D., McGill University, co-author of The Challenge of Pain
Ms. Lieberman provides a thorough understanding of all the options, information available nowhere else in such a complete and unbiased form. -Beth Shearer, co-director, Cesareans/Support Education and Concern
Easing Labor Pain is strongly recommended for anyone having a baby and for professionals involved in maternity care. It presents a balanced view of both standard and alternative pain control. -Linda Hughey Holt, M.D., obstetrician, author of the AMA Guide To Womancare --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Top Customer Reviews
options for pain relief during labor and birth. It has
accurate information, personal comments on subjects such as:
epidural anesthesia, positioning, TENS, accupressure,
support and much, much more! A must read for every expectant
I found this book extremely helpful because it gave a lot of great, practical suggestions for non-drug relief -- relaxation exercises, TENS units, etc. -- but also presented information about the drug options. I felt like I was getting a lot of facts without a lot of ideology/propaganda, and this is a loaded enough issue that I consider that like a breath of fresh air.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
It's dated, but offers some good tips, especially for partner massage.Published 19 days ago by chaparra
Great book that really helps you learn about labor and delivery! I've learned so much!Published 7 months ago by Technolovegy
I like how this book gave you a lot of options. It did not make you feel like you had to have a birth without medication. It gave you suggestions on ways to handle the pain.Published on March 3, 2014 by LiveLife
At 42 years old I began preparing to give birth to my first child. It was a high risk pregnancy. I purchased 5 birth books. The was my 2nd favorite. Read morePublished on March 21, 2013 by Donna Garnett
these books are great but if you've never experience labor pain, there's no way to prepare yourself for it, and no way to determine how it will feel for your body. Read morePublished on January 25, 2013 by NLB all-access customer
I bought this in preparation to become a midwife but after plans changed I didnt need the book anymore. It was a good book and a good read. Read morePublished on December 15, 2012 by Ashleigh Duncan
I have 6 weeks until I am due. Optimistically preparing to go all natural with birth. This book is helping me to prepare. Educating me on expectations and preparations.Published on June 1, 2012 by Momma 2012
This is a great book for those wishing to have a natural childbirth. It offers many different techniques for relaxing your body during childbirth which naturally helps reduce... Read morePublished on November 9, 2010 by Michelle Renaud
I'm 8 month pregnant and found out I can't have an epidural due to a medical condition, so I started looking for ways to deal with labor pains. Read morePublished on July 9, 2009 by L. Puig