The Birth Partner's Quick Reference Guide And Planner: Essential Labor And Childbirth Information For A New Mother?s Partner And Helpers by Penny SimkinThe Birth Partner's Quick Reference Guide And Planner: Essential Labor And Childbirth Information For A New Mother?s Partner And Helpers by Penny Simkin

The Birth Partner's Quick Reference Guide And Planner: Essential Labor And Childbirth Information…

byPenny Simkin

Paperback | September 10, 2019

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This is a shorter version of the classic bestseller The Birth Partner, ideal for time-pressed parents, partners, and birthing professionals. It is a convenient and easy-to-use book that provides facts on the fly during the ultra-busy period before, during, and after labor and birth. An added planner keeps your plans and to-dos in one place.

Generations of spouses and partners, as well as doulas, nurses, midwives, and other professionals, have relied on Penny Simkin's warm and wise guidance in caring for the new mother, from the last trimester through the early postpartum period. Her book The Birth Partner is the definitive guide to helping a woman through labor and birth, and The Birth Partner's Quick Reference Guide and Planner is a more-concise version of that book. For those who have the original book, it adds a planner component, for hospital or at-home birth plans and for other essential to-dos. It is full of reliable and up-to-date information on:
  • Preparing for labor and for the new baby
  • Ways to help a woman through each stage of labor and birth
  • Pain-relief measures, including epidurals and medications as well as natural techniques
  • Ways to induce or speed up labor
  • Cesarean birth and complications that may require it
  • Breastfeeding and newborn care
  • and much more
For the partner who wishes to be truly helpful in the birthing room, this is the essential book to have on hand.
Penny Simkin, PT, is a physical therapist, childbirth educator, doula, and birth counselor. She is nationally recognized 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 tha...
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Title:The Birth Partner's Quick Reference Guide And Planner: Essential Labor And Childbirth Information…Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:September 10, 2019Publisher:Harvard Common PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1558329773

ISBN - 13:9781558329775

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