Make Room for Daddy: The Journey from Waiting Room to Birthing Room / Edition 1

Make Room for Daddy: The Journey from Waiting Room to Birthing Room / Edition 1

by Judith Walzer Leavitt
     
 

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Make Room for Daddy: The Journey from Waiting Room to Birthing Room

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807871683
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
08/30/2010
Edition description:
1
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction: Men Matter 1

1 Alone Among Strangers 21

The Medicalization of Childbirth

2 Keeping Vigil 48

Fathers in Waiting Rooms

3 The Best Backrubber 86

Fathers Move into Labor Rooms

4 He Wants to Know 120

Prenatal Education for Fathers

5 Peaceful and Confident 156

Mothers and Fathers in Labor Rooms

6 Side By Side 195

Men Move into Delivery Rooms

7 We Did It 236

Together in Delivery and Birthing Rooms

Epilogue: Expectant Fathers' Expectations 284

A Note on Sources 297

Notes 299

Acknowledgments 367

Index 371

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