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Active Birth

The New Approach to Giving Birth Naturally
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Active Birth by Janet Balaskas
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Janet Balaskas led a movement of women who refused to give birth lying down. She has been teaching women about "active birth ever since. In this updated and Americanized guide, Balaskas explains how to prepare for and experience a truly natural birth. She leads the pregnant woman through yoga-based stretching exercises and massage practice, and describes the stages of labor and comfortable positions for each, at home or in a hospital. Balaskas has also included a chapter on water birth as well as postpartum exercises.

Author Biography

Janet Balaskas is the founder of the active birth movement, which has led to important changes in childbirth practices all over the world. A mother of four, she runs the Active Birth Centre in London, where she trains childbirth educators and teaches classes for expectant parents.
Release date NZ
December 31st, 1994
Audience
  • General (US: Trade)
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
Revised ed.
Imprint
Harvard Common Press,U.S.
Pages
250
Dimensions
152x229x19
ISBN-13
9781558320383
Product ID
2107278

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