Heart & Hands: A Midwife's Guide to Pregnancy and Birth (Paperback)

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Description


A fully revised update of the foundational text on birth assisting from internationally renowned authority Elizabeth Davis, offering professional guidance for both aspiring and veteran midwives.
Presenting information on what to expect during each stage of pregnancy, birth, and postpartum recovery, "Heart and Hands" has been the most trusted guide for midwives and expecting parents for more than two decades. This completely revised edition includes new photographs and illustrations, updated resources for parents, and a current list of midwifery schools. Information will be added throughout to reflect the latest research on the physiology of pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. Combining time-honored teachings with the most current obstetric techniques, this essential reference empowers birthing helpers and parents to create a truly woman-centered birth experience.

About the Author


Davis is a renowned expert on women's issues. Elizabeth has been a midwife, women's health-care specialist, educator, and consultant for more than twenty-five years.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781607742432
ISBN-10: 1607742438
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publication Date: June 19th, 2012
Pages: 320
Language: English