Heart and Hands: A Midwife's Guide to Pregnancy and Birth

Heart and Hands: A Midwife's Guide to Pregnancy and Birth

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by Elizabeth Davis
     
 

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For more than two decades, Heart & Hands has been a beloved handbook for midwives and parents-to-be. Women's healthcare specialist and certified midwife Elizabeth Davis covers the fundamentals of birth assisting, providing a wealth of insight and professional information for aspiring and seasoned midwives alike. Midwives will appreciate the emphasis on nonintervention…  See more details below

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For more than two decades, Heart & Hands has been a beloved handbook for midwives and parents-to-be. Women's healthcare specialist and certified midwife Elizabeth Davis covers the fundamentals of birth assisting, providing a wealth of insight and professional information for aspiring and seasoned midwives alike. Midwives will appreciate the emphasis on nonintervention and promoting wellness, as well as updates on GBS, postdates pregnancy, VBAC, and postpartum depression. Parents will find detailed answers to every question about pregnancy, birth, postpartum recovery, and working with a midwife. This completely revised edition includes new diagrams and photographs, updated midwifery forms, a current list of schools, and an expanded resource list for parents. Combining time-tested teachings with the most current midwifery techniques, this classic reference will empower birthing helpers and expectant parents to embrace the childbearing experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890874943
Publisher:
Ten Speed Press
Publication date:
11/01/1995
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.42(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

ELIZABETH DAVIS has been a midwife, women’s healthcare specialist, educator, and consultant for more than 25 years. She has served as a representative to the Midwives Alliance of North America for five years, and president of the Midwifery Education Accreditation Council for the United States. She co-directs the recently accredited National Midwifery Institute, and teaches and lectures internationally. She resides in Sebastopol, California.

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