Active Birth - Revised Edition (Google eBook)
Janet Balaskas led a movement of women who refused to give birth lying down. She has been teaching women about “active birth” ever since. In this updated and Americanized guide, Balaskas explains how to prepare for and experience a truly natural birth. She leads the pregnant woman through yoga-based stretching exercises and massage practice, and describes the stages of labor and comfortable positions for each, at home or in a hospital. Balaskas has also included a chapter on water birth as well as postpartum exercises.
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2 Your Body in Pregnancy
3 Yogabased Exercises for Pregnancy
6 Labor and Birth
7 Active Birth at Home or in the Hospital
8 Water Birth
10 Postpartum Exercises
For the Partner
9 After the Birth
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