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272 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-267) and index.
You can do it -- Feeling safe -- Getting attached to your birth plan -- Creating a supportive team -- Extra support for special circumstances -- What labor feels like: a guide to sensations -- Early labor: at home -- A variation on early labor: when your waters break before contractions -- Active labor: taking your time -- Active labor: coping with meaningful pain -- Active labor: when progress slows -- Active labor: concerns about your baby's heart rate -- Pushing and giving birth -- After labor -- Birth your way.
Offers expectant mothers seeking natural childbirth in a hospital a detailed look at pregnancy and labor, explaining how to create a mutually supportive relationship among birth-care providers and make informed choices.