About this title: Pregnancy and child-rearing experts Dr. William Sears and Martha Sears, R.N., have written a helpful, illuminating guide to having the best birth possible. Separated into three sections, "Preparing for Birth," "Easing Pain in Labor--What You Can Do," and "Experiencing Birth," the authors share a wealth of information about everything related to labor. From choosing to give birth in the hospital or at home, to understanding when caesarian sections are actually necessary, any questions the reader might have will be answered with care. Topics include "Choosing Your Birth Team," "Fear--Labor's Foe," and "Prelabor Signs," along with B&W line drawings, sample birth plans, birth stories, and references and resources. Other titles by the Searses include THE BABY BOOK and THE BREASTFEEDING BOOK.
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