Varieties of Natural & traditional birth & nursing,
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This review is from: The Nature of Birth and Breastfeeding (Hardcover)
The NATURE OF BIRTH & BREASTFEEDING - Bergin & Garvey, CT, US & London UK: 141 pgs. 1992; indexed & deep biblio/notes, panoramic multi cultureal survey of birth, attachment & bonding.
He acknowledges are: Fernand Lamaze, Art Janov, Margaret Mead, Robert Bradley, Grant Dick-Read, Shelia Kitzinger, Ivan Illich, & many others. It sites many published scientific research, & cultural anthropology sources of native birthing & breastfeeding practices compared to his experiences in gentle & waterbirthing in 1980s. That adds to his clear & penetrating observations of modern hi-tech medical birthing & Pithivers hospital `gentle birthing' he directed for a decade or so. Then moved to London heading the PRIMAL HEALTH center, it features valuable information of natural health, birthing & bonding related dimensions, archived at "Womb Ecology "online.