Active Birth - Revised Edition: The New Approach to Giving Birth Naturally

Active Birth - Revised Edition: The New Approach to Giving Birth Naturally

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by Janet Balaskas
     
 

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Janet Balaskas led a movement of women who refused to give birth lying down.  She has been teaching women about “active birth” ever since.  In this updated and Americanized guide, Balaskas explains how to prepare for and experience a truly natural birth.  She leads the pregnant woman through yoga-based stretching exercises and massage

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Janet Balaskas led a movement of women who refused to give birth lying down.  She has been teaching women about “active birth” ever since.  In this updated and Americanized guide, Balaskas explains how to prepare for and experience a truly natural birth.  She leads the pregnant woman through yoga-based stretching exercises and massage practice, and describes the stages of labor and comfortable positions for each, at home or in a hospital.  Balaskas has also included a chapter on water birth as well as postpartum exercises.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558320383
Publisher:
Harvard Common Press, The
Publication date:
03/28/1992
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
180,222
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.71(d)

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