9781594772764

The Art of Giving Birth: With Chanting, Breathing, and Movement (Book with CD-ROM)

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  • ISBN13:

    9781594772764

  • ISBN10:

    1594772762

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-01
  • Publisher: INNER TRADITIONS INTERNATIONAL

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Summary

Dr. Frederick Leboyer's book Birth without Violence, looks at birth from the baby's point of view. In this book he explores the process from the mother's perspective, revealing how breathing, vocalizing and movement can create a successful and joyous birth. CD included.

Author Biography

FrTdTrick Leboyer, M.D., is the founder of the gentle birth movement. He was the first physician to challenge society’s deeply held beliefs about awareness in the newborn, and his groundbreaking Birth without Violence revolutionized the course of prenatal care and the way babies are introduced into the world. A retired obstetrician who attended more than 10,000 births, he is a graduate of the University of Paris School of Medicine, where he served as Chef de Clinique. He lives in Switzerland.

Table of Contents

Foreword
by Marta Campioti

PART ONE
Giving Birth with the Help of Tai Chiand the Tamburã

To Lisa Who Is Having a Baby (A Letter from Frédérick Leboyer)

Zen in the Art of Giving Birth: Letters from Women

Induced Labor
Caesarian Section
The Miracle of Birth

PART TWO
The Art of Breathing and Singing


Breathing

Singing the Tones
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About the Exercises

Appendix: Using the CD
During Pregnancy
During Labor

Photo Credits

About the Author

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