If anyone is considering reading this book, please, PLEASE read it.
Very easy to read with good explanations on some of the trickier medical terms and procedures as well as excellent explanations of studies.
So, this book helped me choose a doctor that understands that I want a "home birth" in a hospital.
This is an excellent book, however, it is also a very realistic book. It describes the current climate surrounding birth in intimate detail, and is very thoroughly researched. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Ms. Jones
I didn't really enjoy this book, I couldn't get past the first few chapters. I felt like it just kept repeating the same information over and over, and referring to all these... Read morePublished 16 days ago by Iluvpups
One of the most eye opening books I have read! I was already very set on having a natural childbirth with as little intervention as possible, but after reading this book - and I'm... Read morePublished 22 days ago by Adrienne
Highly recommend it for anyone interested in hospital births or birthing in the US. Has lots of history of birthing and researech, plus modern statistics.
Is very indepth. Read more
I love this book, would be interested in an updated version since it's a little out of date.Published 1 month ago by Caitlin
Excellent, a must read. The best book I read before delivering which empowered me to have the birth I wanted.Published 2 months ago by Genevieve Anderson
This book was recommended to me as I am planning for a home birth later this fall. I read it cover to cover, went back and took notes, and now have passed it on to several friends... Read morePublished 2 months ago by arctic granola cruncher
This book gave so much information and different ways of looking at the maternity system, including statistics and benefits of natural birth, but also a perspective on why... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jessica