Birth Partner 5th Edition: A Complete Guide To Childbirth For Dads, Partners, Doulas, And All Other Labor Companions

October 9, 2018|
Birth Partner 5th Edition: A Complete Guide To Childbirth For Dads, Partners, Doulas, And All Other Labor Companions by Penny Simkin
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Since the original publication ofThe Birth Partner, partners, friends, relatives, and doulas have relied on Penny Simkin's guidance in caring for the new mother, from her last trimester through the early postpartum period.
The Birth Partnerremains thedefinitive guide to helping a woman through labor and birth, and the essential manual to have at hand during the event.The Birth Partnerincludes thorough information on:

  • Preparing for labor and knowing when it has begun
  • Normal labor and how to help the woman every step of the way
  • Epidurals and other medications for labor
  • Pitocin and other means, including natural ones, to induce or speed up labor
  • Non-drug techniques for easing labor pain
  • Cesarean birth and complications that may require it
  • Breastfeeding and newborn care
  • and much more

For the partner who wishes tobe truly helpful in the birthing room, this book is indispensable.

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:Birth Partner 5th Edition: A Complete Guide To Childbirth For Dads, Partners, Doulas, And All Other...Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:440 pages, 9 X 6.1 X 1.25 inShipping dimensions:440 pages, 9 X 6.1 X 1.25 inPublished:October 9, 2018Publisher:Harvard Common PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1558329102

ISBN - 13:9781558329102

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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