Birth Without Violence
When obstetrician Frederik Leboyer's Birth Without Violence first appread in 1975, his theory generated widespread controversy. Now this classic is finally available in a trade paperback edition, in a highly regarded new translation that captures the sensitivity and poetry of Leboyer's original French work.
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