Because the original publication of The Birth Partner, new mothers’ mates, friends, and relatives and doulas (professional birth assistants) have relied on Penny Simkin’s guidance in taking good care of the new mother from the previous couple of weeks of pregnancy through the early postpartum period. Fully revised in its fourth edition, The Birth Partner remains the definitive guide for preparing to lend a hand a woman through childbirth and the essential manual to have at hand all through the event.This completely up to date edition includes thorough information on:Preparing for labor and knowing when it has begun; Normal labor and find out how to lend a hand the woman each step of the way; Epidurals and other medications for labor; Non-drug techniques for easing labor pain; Cesarean birth and complications that may require it; Breastfeeding and newborn care; And a lot more.For the partner who wishes to be in reality helpful in the birthing room, this book is indispensable.
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