The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth
As an intelligent woman, you are probably used to learning as much as you can before making major decisions. But when it comes to one of the most important decisions of your life--how you will give birth—it is hard to gather accurate, unbiased information. Surprisingly, much of the research does not support common medical opinion and practice.
Birth activist Henci Goer gives clear, concise information based on the latest medical studies. The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth helps you compare and contrast your various options and shows you how to avoid unnecessary procedures, drugs, restrictions, and tests. The book covers:
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Review: The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better BirthUser Review - Laura Lezon - Goodreads
This is obviously written from a perspective of natural childbirth and midwifery but even if that's not your thing this is a great read. Case in point: I see an MD and am having my baby in a hospital ... Read full review
Review: The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better BirthUser Review - Goodreads
Definitely a useful read for learning about the pros and cons of birth options, especially for those living in the US - while there isn't much about international birth options, you do get a good idea ... Read full review