The Big Book of Birth

The Big Book of Birth

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by Erica Lyon
     
 

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At last—everything expecting moms need to know about giving birth Childbirth is one of the most significant events of any woman’s life—and for many, also a source of enormous anxiety and fear. In The Big Book of Birth renowned childbirth educator and Realbirth Center founder Erica Lyon offers an antidote to that fear with a comprehensive and up-… See more details below

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At last—everything expecting moms need to know about giving birth Childbirth is one of the most significant events of any woman’s life—and for many, also a source of enormous anxiety and fear. In The Big Book of Birth renowned childbirth educator and Realbirth Center founder Erica Lyon offers an antidote to that fear with a comprehensive and up- to-date guide to childbirth. Drawing from more than a decade of teaching expecting parents what really to expect, Lyon fills the void that currently exists in childbirth literature, offering clear, current, objective advice on everything from choosing your doctor or midwife, to the realities of assisted and cesarean births, to the many different pain-coping options you can use during delivery and proven techniques that can help you relax and often speed along your labor. The Big Book of Birth guides women through the four stages of labor, dispelling misconceptions and providing a wealth of objective information in a warm, welcoming, and well- organized format. A long-overdue resource, The Big Book of Birth gives expectant mothers the knowledge they need to approach childbirth with confidence and joy.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440623028
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/27/2007
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
247,692
File size:
6 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Erica Lyon has been teaching new and expectant mothers about childbirth and early childcare for over a decade. Prior to founding the Realbirth Center in 2003, she was the education coordinator and administrative supervisor at the Elizabeth Seton Childbearing Center, and served as president of the Childbirth Education Association of Metro New York for four years.

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