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Grantly Dick-Read thought that the feelings during the childbirth experience were critical to the later development of the child and that "happy childbirth is the most vital factor for building a progressive, purposeful and considerate world.
It seems that this often means that pain does not feature as a key issue; as in the following quote from Atul Gawande's 2006 New Yorker article, 'The Score: How childbirth went industrial', pain is briefly touched on before processes, decisions and control are emphasized;
Armed with the ability to use self-hypnotic techniques, women and their partners can effectively enter the childbirth experience with calm and focus.
Facilitate mutual participation, as well as a respectful and egalitarian relationship between the mother and the attending midwife during childbirth.
After saying that the book's guidance "should pique your curiosity to think about the medical maze in a different sort of way," Epstein describes childbirth from the 1600s to the present, ultimately tackling how modern medicine influences the way women conceive and give birth.
Veil of Tears,' a 60-page booklet containing personal stories from ordinary Afghans on suffering and loss in pregnancy and childbirth, was launched by the Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) in Nairobi on Tuesday.
She spoke of the need to tackle deaths in childbirth in developing countries in a 20-minute address to the party's Women's Network.
We challenge you--as you deliberate this week about investing in "the last frontier"--to share in the responsibility we all bear for women dying needlessly in childbirth.
A NEW birthing pool on the labour ward is helping to make labour and childbirth a less uncomfortable experience for women at Wrexham Maelor Hospital.
The National Childbirth Trust holds a Baby Cafe every Tuesday.
Childbirth may be the last domain in mainstream society where there is widespread agreement about the fact that the process really, really hurts, but rampant disagreement on whether the sufferer should get a nice surge of painkillers.
How can a childbirth educator facilitate its development among her students?