|Statement||Rosemary Dodds and Mary Newburn.|
|Contributions||Newburn, Mary., National Childbirth Trust.|
|The Physical Object|
The history of home birth is included in a well-researched chapter, which is more comprehensive than other books. Many empowering stories and details are within. This book was written in the UK - so there are minor details (such as the common home use of the Tens Machine, and gas/oxygen) that differ from homebirth in the United States.4/4(18). The Essential Homebirth Guide: For Families Planning or Considering Birthing at Home by midwives Jane E. Drichta, CPM and Jodilyn Owen, CPM is a new book on the birth scene, being released today both in print and as an e-book. I had an opportunity to read an advanced copy and and will share my thoughts with Science & Sensibility readers in this. The personalized and empowering experience of a home birth can also occur in a hospital setting. This book presents fifteen powerful testimonies about this kind of emotionally satisfying birth. The stories show that expectant mothers can minimize fear and put technology where it Kerr focuses on the Five C's: Choice, Communication Reviews: The book made it obvious to ME that birth is % natural when the hospital makes you feel birth is unnatural. I realized that I truly want to give birth at home and even went to look for a midwife since I am pregnant. I am so excited about having a baby at home knowing when he comes out. I'll be able to cuddle and breast feed him right s: 2.
Found this book in the public library. I am planning a home birth and so expected to find some useful information, but was a bit disappointed. This book does not provide enough information I was interested in and is barely scratching the surface of home birth. I have found a lot more useful information in blogs and on various websites/5(7). Birth Wisdom from Michel Odent is a collection of articles by Michel Odent previously published in Midwifery Today magazine. French obstetrician Odent has been a natural childbirth advocate for years—this e-book is full of his birth wisdom on a variety of topics including waterbirth, breech birth, doulas, and birth hormones. tion of home birth services into the health care system and inform all low-risk women of the option of planned home birth. B) Leslie MS, Romano A. Birth can safely take place at home and in birthing centers. J Perinat Educ ;16(Suppl 1)SS A systematic review of home birth and birth center safety studies. Excellent book with very clear, practical advice on everything you need to know to have a satisfying, safe, and natural birth at home. Also included are three birth stories with narratives and pictures. This book, while slightly dated, has greatly increased my knowledge of and confidence in the homebirth option. Highly recommended!/5(16).
Kitzinger (The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth, LJ 3/1/81; rev. ed.) examines alternatives to hospital births, conceding that this is not the right choice for everyone. She outlines important considerations in choosing a birth setting, then details the process of preparing for birth at home or in a birth s: Ideally, your home or other planned birth location is within 15 minutes of a hospital with hour maternity care. Make sure you have access to transportation. Ask your health care provider to make arrangements with a nearby hospital to ensure that you can be . A tiny fraction of American women choose home birth, but that number is inching up. And in some social circles it's downright trendy. One pregnant woman investigates the pros and cons. Tell your Midwife when you book in with your pregnancy that you’d like a home birth, or at any appointment before 36 weeks. It is around then that they will arrange with you to come and visit you at home to go through the paperwork and discuss some of the issues above.