Hearts and Hands: A Midwife's Guide to Pregnancy and Birthby Elizabeth Davis, Suzanne Arms (Photographer), Linda Harrison (Illustrator), Suzanne Arms (Photographer), Linda Harrison (Illustrator)
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.
* Thoroughly revised and updated fourth edition of the classic text for midwives, also useful for expecting parents, nurses, childbirth educators, doulas, and other labor helpers.
* Features new diagrams
and photographs, updated midwifery forms, and an expanded resource list for parents. * Expanded sections on GBS, VBAC, gestational diabetes, and water birth address current controversies.
* Previous editions have sold more than 150,000 copies.
- Ten Speed Press
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- 8.56(w) x 10.94(h) x 0.77(d)
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As a nursing student and future midwife, I found this book very easy to read AND comprehend! It's a MUST for anyone aspiring to be a L&D or OB nurse, midwife, childbirth educator or doula (or anyone nearly as obsessed with pregnancy and birth as I am)!