Mind Over Labor

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Penguin, 1988 - Family & Relationships - 192 pages
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The fear and pain most women expect from pregnancy can at last be overcome. Carl Jones, a certified childbirth educator, tells how using mental imagery can help you reduce the the pain of labor by controlloing the fear beforehand. His easy-to-follow, eight-step method, which teaches your mind to cooperate with your body, will help make your childbirth less stressful and more natural. Whether you plan to give birth at home, in a childbearing center, or in a hospital, Carl Jones's simple exercises will put you in touch with the best instrument of birth there is - yourself.

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Review: Mind over Labor: A Breakthrough Guide to Giving Birth

User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

What I like so far: - Good ideas for relaxation - scripts and that kind of thing - Concise. So many birth books are way long. - Good explanations of the overall process. Giving good information without making doctors out to be heartless villains. What I don't like so far: - I Read full review

Review: Mind over Labor: A Breakthrough Guide to Giving Birth

User Review  - Goodreads

What I like so far: - Good ideas for relaxation - scripts and that kind of thing - Concise. So many birth books are way long. - Good explanations of the overall process. Giving good information without making doctors out to be heartless villains. What I don't like so far: - I Read full review

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Carl Jones is a certified childbirth educator who has attended hundreds of births and is a popular speaker who organizes childbirth workshops nationally. He lives in Whitefield, New Hampshire.

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