Birth without violence

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Knopf : distributed by Random House, 1975 - Family & Relationships - 114 pages
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Describes the new-born infant's sudden, confusing, and painful exposure to light, sound, touch, and vertigo and its sudden separation from its mother, and explains simple techniques for easing the birth trauma

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User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

Incredible and profound piece of art. Leboyer describes birth from the perspective of the child as it experiences the trauma of being separated from the omniscient, perpetually nurtured state of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Gabbie - Goodreads

This book gives a completely different perspective of the life and personality of newborns and of the constant cycle of life. It shows that the first moments of life have a profound impact on the rest of our days and opens up your mind to a new world of thinking. Read full review


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Frederick Leboyer, M.D., was the first physician to challenge society's beliefs about awareness in the newborn, revolutionizing the course of prenatal care and the way babies are introduced into the world. A retired obstetrician who attended more than 10,000 births, he is a graduate of the University of Paris School of Medicine where he served as Chef de Clinique. He lives in Switzerland.

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