Book Review: Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering by Dr Sarah Buckley MD

Book Review: Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering by Dr Sarah Buckley MD

A Doctor's Guide to Natural Childbirth and Gentle Early Parenting Choices

This book challenges the medical model of childbirth on its own terms, drawing on a vast range of research to help women and practitioners understand why we have got birth wrong, and how to get it right. It is a lifeline for women who want to give birth rather than be delivered, and for practitioners who want to nurture rather than control them.

This book provides an authoritative guide to natural childbirth and postpartum parenting options from a medical doctor who home-birthed her own four children.

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Book Review: Why Induction Matters by Rachel Reed

Book Review: Why Induction Matters by Rachel Reed

Book Review: Why Induction Matters by Rachel Reed.

In modern maternity systems one in four women have their labour induced. Why Induction Matters provides a comprehensive, evidence-based guide to this common intervention. The induction process is explained in detail, and reasons for offering induction are discussed. Options related to inducing labour or choosing to wait are explored, and women's experiences are included throughout. The book aims to help parents make their own informed decisions about induction of labour.

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