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Husband-Coached Childbirth (Fifth Edition) The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth

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ISBN-10: 055338516X

ISBN-13: 9780553385168

Edition: 5th 2008

Authors: Robert A. Bradley, Marjie Hathaway, Jay Hathaway, James Hathaway, Jay Hathaway

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Now completely revised and updated for today's parents-to-be... The book that started a revolution in the birthing experience and helped millions of women and their partners to a safe and natural childbirth. The Bradley Method has changed the way men and women—and the medical establishment—think about childbirth today. Now this new, updated edition of the groundbreaking work by Robert A. Bradley, M.D., has all the information you need to approach a natural childbirth safely, confidently, and wisely. From the reasons to choose the Bradley Method to the steps you will take as your birth day approaches—and after the birth of your baby—this book is designed to help couples share completely in…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/20/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.594

Acknowledgments
Preface to the Fifth Edition
Preface to the Fourth Edition
Foreword
Introduction
The Theory of Natural Childbirth
"It's Not Nice to Fool Mother Nature"
Where Do Fathers Fit in?
Preparation and First-Stage Labor What Do Animals Do?
Second-Stage Labor and Birth Squatting and Pushing
The Coach's Training Rules
How to Live with A Pregnant Wife
"Does My Wife Have to Be 'Cut' (Have an Episiotomy)?"
When Will the Baby Come?
Postpartum and Family Relations
Husband's Role in Breast-Feeding
The Nature of Instinct
Research Catches Up with the Bradley Method
Obstacles to Overcome
Pregnancy Loss
"Daddy Helped Born Me"
Nutrition in Pregnancy
Pregnancy Problems: Natural Prevention
Pregnancy Problems: Natural Healing
Bradley Moms' Perspectives and Stories
Bradley Dads' Perspectives and Stories
Photographing a Birth
Dad's Coaching Tips
Index
About the Authors