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The Birth Partner - Revised 4th Edition

By Penny Simkin

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Format: Paperback, 416 pages, 4th Revised Edition
Other Information: illustrations
Published In: USA, 15 October 2013
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Penny Simkin, P.T., is a physical therapist, childbirth educator, doula, and birth counsellor. She is nationally recognised as a premier authority on childbirth, having helped 9,000 expecting women and birth partners in childbirth and attended hundreds of couples though the birth process. Simkin is a prolific author and serves on more than ten different consultant and editorial boards, including the journal Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care, The International Childbirth Education Association, and The Seattle Midwifery School, where she also provides training for doulas and lectures for the students. She has written myriad books, journal and magazine articles. She is also co-founder of DONA International (formerly Doulas of North America) and The Pacific Association for Labour Support. In addition to providing childbirth education, birth counselling, and labour support, Simkin travels extensively throughout the country, lecturing and presenting at conferences and workshops.   For more information, please visit Simkin’s website at pennysimkin.com

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PRAISE for THE BIRTH PARTNER -Penny Simkin shows how giving support in childbirth is not only a matter of helping a woman through labor and delivery--important though that is--but also of enabling her to cherish a meaningful memory of birth.- - Sheila Kitzinger, author of Rediscovering Birth and The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth -A clearly written book that describes what really happens in our maternity units. I recommend it highly for both parents and a supportive friend.- - Marshall Klaus, M.D., author of Bonding, Your Amazing Newborn and Mothering the Mother PRAISE for THE BIRTH PARTNER "Penny Simkin shows how giving support in childbirth is not only a matter of helping a woman through labor and delivery--important though that is--but also of enabling her to cherish a meaningful memory of birth." - Sheila Kitzinger, author of Rediscovering Birth and The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth "A clearly written book that describes what really happens in our maternity units. I recommend it highly for both parents and a supportive friend." - Marshall Klaus, M.D., author of Bonding, Your Amazing Newborn and Mothering the Mother PRAISE for THE BIRTH PARTNER Penny Simkin shows how giving support in childbirth is not only a matter of helping a woman through labor and delivery important though that is but also of enabling her to cherish a meaningful memory of birth. Sheila Kitzinger, author of Rediscovering Birth and The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth A clearly written book that describes what really happens in our maternity units. I recommend it highly for both parents and a supportive friend. Marshall Klaus, M.D., author of Bonding, Your Amazing Newborn and Mothering the Mother"

EAN: 9781558328198
ISBN: 155832819X
Publisher: Harvard Common Press,U.S.
Dimensions: 22.86 x 14.99 x 3.05 centimetres (0.54 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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