“"The Official Lamaze Guide: Giving Birth with Confidence" is one of the rare books today containing an unapologetically woman-centered view of birth…. The authors strongly advocate natural birth…. They emphasize that women’s bodies are beautifully designed to grow, birth, and nurture babies. "The Official Lamaze Guide"…should be in every [pregnant mother’s] hands.”
—Jane Pincus, BA, MAT, MFA, "Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care"
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About the Author
Judith Lothian is a nurse and childbirth educator with over 30 years of experience. She is an associate professor at Seton Hall University College of Nursing and is chair of the Lamaze International Certification Council. Dr. Lothian is a nationally recognized speaker on birth and breastfeeding, a columnist for The Journal of Perinatal Education
, and a mother of five and grandmother of seven.
Charlotte DeVries is a journalist, past president of Lamze International's board of directors, and a current board advisor.