A Journey into the World of Mothers and Midwives
ISBN10: 0399527885 ISBN13: 9780399527883 Publisher: J P Tarcher Published: Aug 1 2002 Pages: 325 Weight: 0.60lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
Catherine Taylor, a doula (birth assistant) and mother, has written an evocative narrative in which she offers insightful observations of the working lives of midwives and the women who have depended on their skills and strength to help bring their children into the world. This is the perfect companion for parents-to-be and all professionals who are engaged in and witness to the miracle of birth.
"One of the most important books on childbirth...A colorful, anecdotal, and research-supported journey from both the mothers' and midwives' perspectives...A classic." (Pam England, nurse-midwife and author of "Birthing from Within: An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth Preparation")