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Obstetric Myths Versus Research Realities: A Guide to the Medical Literature Paperback – February 22, 1995
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About the Author
HENCI GOER is an ASPO-certified childbirth educator and doula (professional provider of labor support). A medical writer for the past ten years, she has written numerous pamphlets and magazine articles for her fellow professionals and for expectant couples.
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a number of topics vital to childbirth. Ms. Goer has meticulously
examined the literature with an eye to well-done research, and uses this
summary to expose the myths held by many obstetric practitioners. One
example of this is the myth that the drugs used in an epidural do not
reach the baby. If you are doing labor support, take this book to the
hospital with you!
body to give birth. It is worth a read even if you don't read all the referenced papers- there are many. A
worthwhile comprehensive bibliography for anyone interested in birth issues. A good companion to "A
Good Birth, A Safe Birth" by D. Korte.
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Great Book. But it is starting to get a little dated. I hope she will come out with an update on this. It is very good.Published on April 11, 2011 by Tanya J. Feldberg
A very important read for all pregnant or soon to be pregnant woman! Very easy to read and eye opening! A great gift.Published on September 29, 2008 by Jennifer Hebert
This books lays it all out on the line. The numbers are there. Hospital births lead to more cesearean because docs can control the process more and everyone is afraid of a... Read morePublished on September 11, 2007 by Travis Orion South
If you are looking for a book that gives you the facts, the science behind the facts and very detailed information this is the book for you. Read morePublished on August 6, 2007 by L. Hildebrand