The Birth Primer: A Source Book of Traditional and Alternative Methods in Labor and Delivery
Supplies information on a number of approaches to "natural" childbirth, discussing the work of Lamaze, Karmel, Bing, Dick Read, Leboyer, and others and summarizing the medical procedures involved in each.
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IDEAS OF NATURAL CHILDBIRTH
DRUGS DEVICES SURGERIES PROCEDURES
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