The Gentle Greeting: An Obstetrician's Guide to Planning a Loving Pregnancy and Birth Experience

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Sourcebooks, 1998 - Health & Fitness - 169 pages
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With a caring hand, THE GENTLE GREETING will show you how to: understand your childbirth options so you can design the birth experience you want; choose an obstetrician who will work with you to help you understand and implement safe, individualized choices for pregnancy and birthing; establish an early bond with the baby through loving thoughts and communication during the pregnancy; involve the entire family, especially the father, in the pregnancy and birthing experience; encourage sound medical and physical preparation, incorporating holistic techniques such as visualization, meditation and yoga.

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Borrowing from classic "natural childbirth" philosophers Read, Leboyer, and Lamaze, Texas obstetrician Cole offers a refreshing perspective on the power of the mind over reproduction with a spiritual ... Read full review


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Cole earned his medical degree at the University of Missouri and practices obstetrics and gynecology in Palestine, Texas.

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