Home Birth

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-03-30
  • Publisher: Pinter & Martin
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A perfect balance of practical information and personal stories, Home Birth is essential reading for couples considering the alternative to a hospital birth. Childbirth educator Wesson shows how having your baby in your own home can be the most fulfilling thing you'll ever do. While some information is UK-based, much of the book is also relevant to US readers.

Author Biography

Nicky Wesson is a leading British childbirth educator and founded the London Homebirth support group. She has written six books on pregnancy and childbirth, including Labor Pain and Alternative Maternity.

Table of Contents

1 History
2 Why women want their babies at home
3 Safety
4 Deciding to have your baby at home
5 Obtaining a home birth
6 The high-risk pregnancy
7 Complications of pregnancy
8 The birth
9 Do-it-yourself delivery
10 Problems in labour

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