The bible of cesarean prevention. Wall Street Journal Required reading for all childbirth professionals and prospective parents. Journal of Gynecological Nursing
Should be required reading for every obstetrician and for every pregnant woman.
I hope women will begin to collectively awaken to the power of birth and the joy that results from being in the process, conscious and aware.
After my child was born via a very traumatic cesarean I ached to find more info about VBAC than the few statistics online.
After reading "Silent Knife," it is easy to see why it has become such an indispensable volume in the contemporary VBAC vernacular and in literature on birth in general. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Kali Yuga
A MUST read for all birthing women! Nancy Wainer is a hero to this community and this book is her voice!Published 8 months ago by Danielle
I read this book back in 2003, pregnant with my third child, my second being a c-section.
After I read this book, I found myself a fantastic midwife and birthed my 3rd... Read more
This is the only book I've read so far that addressed the uterine scar type I have and still used vbac in the same sentence. Read morePublished on September 29, 2011 by TT Hill
Book Report Silent Knife: Cesarean Prevention and Vaginal Birth after Cesarean (VBAC)
Nancy Wainer Cohen
(Author), Lois J. Read more
This book hits hard and cuts deeply into the obstetrical practices of the American medical establishment. Read morePublished on March 10, 2010 by S. Baker-Johnson
Because I have never had a hospital birth or been pressured to have a cesarean, the profoundly sad stories of my friends and family are what informed my opinions about c-sections... Read morePublished on January 15, 2009 by Callie Foulk
I work on Labor and Deliver at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. I have seen many of Nancy Wainer Cohen's disasters come through our doors in hopes that they can be saved by... Read morePublished on August 16, 2008 by bostongirl
I think it's very important to read this entire book front to back before commenting. The authors do not state that you HAVE to have a VBAC, that ALL women are scarred from their... Read morePublished on April 4, 2008 by Kristin